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MAY 08, 2021

The UVa Writing Center Is Open

Welcome! If you are new to the Writing Center, choose "Register for an Account." Once you create an account, you will receive a confirmation email at the email address you entered when you created your account. You must click on the link in the confirmation email; then, you will be able to log back in and choose an appointment.

Until further notice, the Writing Center will offer two modes of online writing support: Online Consultations and Asynchronous Response.

An Online Consultation is a real-time conversation with a consultant about your work using audio, video, chat, and/or document-sharing features in our system. Choose one 25-minute appointment or two back-to-back 25-minute appointments. You will need a device that can connect to the Internet (computer, laptop, notepad--a phone is not recommended) with a camera and microphone, and a reliable high-speed Internet connection. When it is time for your appointment, log in to this site, double-click on your appointment, and click "Start or Join Online Consultation." When your session ends, the chat transcript and  whiteboard text will be saved, and you will be able to return to the appointment to view those. To schedule an Online Consultation, choose the "Spring 2021 Online Consultations" schedule or, if you are a student-athlete, the Spring 2021 Student-Athletes Only schedule.

Asynchronous Response is an option where writers can upload 10-15 pages of their work, along with a detailed list of concerns and the guidelines/rubric for the assignment, and a consultant will respond within 48 hours of the appointment date with comments sent to the writer via email. To schedule an Asynchronous Response, choose the "Spring 2021 Asynchronous Response" schedule. Asynchronous Response is not available during Exam Weeks.

Interested in becoming a Writing Consultant? We hire undergraduates after they have taken one of our pedagogy classes: look for ENWR 3620 (Writing & Tutoring Across Cultures) for the pedagogical and theoretical background that students need before they can begin tutoring.

If you have any questions, contact Professor Chantell at




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