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University Writing Center

The University Writing Center

The Writing Center is a friendly space that provides free, individualized feedback and support to help Southern Miss students succeed with writing assignments for any class. The center offers one-to-one consultations for any stage of the writing process, from understanding the assignment and brainstorming ideas to revising and editing.

Appointments may be either in-person or online via Zoom.

Follow these steps to create an online appointment:

Step 1

  • Visit
    • Under "Available Schedules," select the center you wish to work with.
    • Sign in using and your Campus ID (SOAR) password
    • If you don't already have a WC Online account, you will be directed to a registration form which you must complete before you are able to view the schedule and make appointments.

Step 2

  • Choose a date and time by clicking on a white (available) appointment slot.
  • Complete the appointment form and select "Create Appointment.”
  • Both face-to-face and Online appointments are available. If you wish to make an online appointment, you must choose "Yes" to the "Meet Online?" question on the form. 

Step 3

  • For in-person appointments: Simply come to the Writing Center on the day and time of your appointment and check in at the front desk.
  • For online appointments: On the day and time of your appointment, sign in to Scroll to the day and time you reserved to find your appointment on the scheduler. 
  • Click on the appointment box to open the appointment form, then click the red "Start or Join Online Consultation" link. This link will open a Zoom meeting with your tutor.

NOTE: You need to disable your pop-up blocker or allow pop-ups from for the appointment windows and online tutoring module to function properly.

If you have questions, email the Writing Center at writingcenterFREEMississippi

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University Writing Center
Cook Library 112

Hattiesburg Campus

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