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Writing Center overview, services, and contact.

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In response to COVID-19, the Writing Center will be focusing our efforts into online consultations. For students, we strongly encourage you to use our online submission form so that we may provide feedback on your work. For faculty, please advise students to use the submission link below.

To submit a paper online, follow this link:

(Please note: the turnaround for online feedback is two business days or more depending on demand for our online services and available staffing)

To Request a Face-to-Face Consultation Online, follow this link:


Contact the Writing Center
Writing Center: (502) 873-4494  

Charles Maynard, Writing Center Director: (502) 873-4261

Laura Detmering, Writing Center Coordninator: (502) 873-4174

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Writing Center Appointments

The Spalding University Writing Center is located on the 2nd floor of the University Library in the Academic Commons.

We are open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.

Consultations are usually 45 minutes. Please bring your assignment sheet and any other supporting materials. 

Our goal is to help you in the writing process; we usually focus on two or three areas of revision opportunity in your work. 

You can schedule an appointment by calling us at (502) 873-4494 or by emailing us at

You can also submit your work for online feedback via the link below:

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Writing Center Mission

The Writing Center is a place where the dynamic nature of the writing process can be explored, and where effective writing habits can be modeled and developed in a flexible, comfortable environment. Accordingly, Writing Consultants act as an authentic audience and collaborate with writers at any stage of the writing process. Our skilled consultants help writers interpret assignments and readings, organize and effectively support ideas, plan revisions, and refine language, grammar, and style.