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After logging in, use the drop down menu to choose the location for your appointment: 

  • Main Library Writing Place
  • Graduate Writing Place

The Main Library Writing Place is available to anyone in the Northwestern community. The Graduate Writing Place is reserved for PhD students, Masters degree students, postdocs, and faculty.

Special note for SPS students:

· SPS undergraduate degree students, post-baccalaureate certificate students, and professional development students, and OLLI students may book appointments to meet with undergraduate student writing consultants at the Main Library Writing Place location. 

· SPS graduate students, faculty, and staff may book appointments at either the Main Library Writing Place or the Graduate Writing Place.

Welcome to The Writing Place. To get started, register for an account by clicking the link to the left.

You may make up to 2 hours a week of appointments. If, in a special circumstance, you need additional appointments in a specific week, please email the Writing Place with your request.

For additional appointments email your request to

In addition, walk-in consultations are permitted, providing a tutor is available and unscheduled.