Mission Statement

The Writing Center supports the writing goals of various UVU communities by providing flexible programs and resources tailored to the needs of diverse writers from all disciplines, aiding their access to a range of academic and non-academic literacies.

How We Help

We help students become confident, independent writers by assisting with a current writing project and building skills for future writing projects. While we can accommodate walk-in tutoring when out schedule permits, we primarily operate by appointment. Tutors coach students through the writing process with questions, examples, and practice, rather than editing for students.

Who We Help

We tutor students, faculty, staff, and community members from various backgrounds. We help with English classes, business writing, research assignments, creative writing, career or college applications, ELL courses, and various other kinds of writing. Tutoring at the UVU Writing Center is always free, and many tutors from a variety of backgrounds are available.

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Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

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Accreditation

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The UVU Writing Center is certified to train tutors through the College Reading and Learning Center Association (CRLA) and authorized to present tutors the following levels of certification:

  • Level 1 - Certified Tutor
  • Level 2 - Advanced Certified Tutor
  • Level 3 - Master Certified Tutor
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Writing Center Staff

The Writing Center employs over 40 students and para-professional employees per semester. Our personnel include full-time administration, office assistants, tutors, and writing fellows. For more information on employment opportunities, please see our Employment page.

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Employment Opportunities

The UVU Writing Center employs students from a variety of academic backgrounds and majors. Our employees enjoy working with students, faculty, and community patrons to improve their written and oral communication skills.

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