Academic Writing Excellence

About the Academic Writing Excellence

Writing is a skill that transcends academic and professional disciplines. When you’re able to write effectively and communicate through the written word in a compelling way, you’ll set yourself apart no matter what profession you’re planning to enter. Empowering you with this important skill is what PBA’s Academic Writing Excellence is all about.


Take Your Writing Farther

The Center’s staff consists of more than two dozen student coaches who enthusiastically provide support and guidance. Our coaches love to assist writers achieve the skills necessary to express themselves clearly and successfully at the University and beyond. They’re committed to helping strengthen your ideas, streamline your thoughts and build skills for future assignments no matter what stage you may be in the writing process.

  • Brainstorming ideas
  • Creating an outline
  • Writing a first draft
  • Revising
  • Proofreading

A Resource for All

The Academic Writing Excellence is a resource for the entire campus community. Whether you're a freshman in your first composition class, a seasoned writer or working on an article for publication, everyone can benefit from collaboration during the writing process. In addition to its presence on PBA’s main campus, you can also access the Center’s Quick Question Hotline and take part in synchronous online appointments.

Location & Hours 

Academic Writing Excellence is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and from 3 to 9 p.m. on Sunday. Located in the Rotunda Lower Level, Warren Library

Explore New Depths

Check out all the resources waiting for you at the Center for Writing Excellence.

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Meet Your Coaches

Learn about the students who  offer writing support and assistance.

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Make It Happen

Ready to dive in? Making an appointment is quick and easy.

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Questions Answered

Check out our FAQ page to get answers to questions you may have.

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Join the Fun

Take a look at some of the Center’s upcoming events and activities.

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For Faculty

Access the Center’s online resources for faculty members.

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