THE UWC OPENS ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 21! (for all JMU undergrads, grad students, faculty, and staff)

Hours: Monday - Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., and Sunday from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Student Success Center, first floor, down the hallway just past Dunkin' Donuts, through the glass door, and then head for the reception desk (or the first round table past the reception desk)

Appointments: Schedule your face-to-face or online session by clicking on "Make an Appointment" in the navigation bar

New UWC Resources

Digital Storytelling Platforms, Content Creation Tools, and e-Portfolios

For help composing in digital environments, we recommend these "Digital Storytelling, e-Portolios, and Personal Branding" resources.

To request a class presentation or workshop on digital storytelling or e-Portfolios, contact UWC Digital Specialist Samantha Haling at For more information, visit the UWC's Faculty Resources page.


Need APA help? Check out our new Annotated APA sample paper and style guide.

Working on a rhetorical analysis assignment? Our new "Rhetorical Analyses: An Overview" and "Annotated Rhetorical Analysis" resources introduce key terms, concerns, and organizational strategies.

Personal statements and statements of purpose are important, and they are hard to write. The UWC's Personal Statements: An Overview handout and new annotated sample personal statement resource can get you started. The other resources on our Personal Statements page offer additional help (plus, we'd love to work with you in person: just click on that "Make an Appointment" button).

Writing a literature review for the first time? Want/need to do it better, or bigger? Check out our "Literature Review" resources.

Faculty (and Students)

Review your peer review: the UWC's 5-part peer review series offers condensed, researched insight into planning, delivering, and assessing peer review and workshopping sessions.

Re-group: the UWC's 5-part group writing series offers a comprehensive guide to designing and capitalizing on group writing assignments.

Visit the UWC's Faculty Resources page for information about course-specific workshops and presentations, and use the UWC's Presentation Request Form to request a workshop or presentation tailored to your students' needs. 

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