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Welcome to the Marks Family Writing Center at the University of Pennsylvania!

The Writing Center closed for the spring semester on Friday, May 6th. We will reopen for the Summer 2022 semester for online appointments on Monday, May 23rd and will close on Friday, August 5th until the first day of Fall 2022 classes starts on Tuesday, August 30th. Our summer schedule will be available on Friday, May 20th.

If you have questions, or experience technical difficulties, please email or call us Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm (EST) at 215-573-2729.


Additional Information:

  • We are only offering undergraduate appointments during the summer.
  • All appointments will be online.
  • Appointments are free.
  • All appointments are scheduled online. Please log in or create a new account on the left to access the Writing Center Online.
  • Online appointments are hosted through this platform. Log in 5 minutes ahead of time, click on your appointment time, and click on "Start or Join Online Consultation."
  • All times listed throughout the scheduler are in Eastern Standard Time regardless of your location. 
  • Appointments are able to be scheduled up to two weeks ahead of time. 
  • Undergraduate students may schedule up to two 60-minute appointments per week. We do grant additional requests on a case-by-case basis; please email us at
  • For group appointments, please email and let us know: (1) the course you're writing for, (2) the details of the assignment, (3) the number of members in your group, (4) the state of your draft, (5) the help/feedback that you are seeking, and (6) a few good meeting days/times.


UNDERGRADUATE TUTORING: Summer 2022 (Online Consultations)

Undergraduate students are able to schedule appointments by selecting the schedule "Undergraduate Tutoring: Summer 2022" on the left. All appointments must be scheduled ahead of time. Please email for assistance.


  • Mondays: 9am-12pm; 2-5pm
  • Tuesdays: 9am-2pm; 3-5pm
  • Wednesdays: 12-2pm; 3-5pm
  • Thursdays: 10am-1pm; 3-5pm
  • Fridays: 9am-3pm 
  • Saturday: Closed 
  • Sundays: Closed 



We do not have graduate writing tutors or coaches available at this time. For graduate students seeking summer writing support, there are a number of opportunities for graduate students to connect with writing communities and support through the Graduate Center that may be of interest.

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