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University Writing Center



Students at The University of Southern Mississippi have access to individualized assistance with writing assignments for any course through the University‚Äôs Writing Center on the Hattiesburg campus. The center offers personalized assistance at any stage of the writing process, including brainstorming, developing an outline, conducting research, and learning proofreading skills.

The Writing Center is centrally located in Cook Library 112 between Starbucks and The Speaking Center.

To make an appointment, call 601.266.4821, stop by the center, or schedule online at

Appointments are up to 35 minutes long and begin every 45 minutes. To make the most of your appointment:

  1. Bring printed copies your assignment instructions and notes/drafts.
  2. Arrive on time, or call to confirm your appointment. If you are more than 10 minutes late and do not call to indicate that you are running late, your appointment will be cancelled and filled from our waiting list.
  3. If you miss two appointments without calling, you may be denied access to the scheduling system for the remainder of the semester.
  4. Online appointments are available for distance learners, and are hosted through our online scheduling system. Appointment times are displayed in Central Time.

Contact Us

University Writing Center
Cook Library 112

Hattiesburg Campus

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