The Writing Center is open for Summer 2022!
The writing center will be open through the last day of summer classes, on Friday, July 29, 2022. We offer a range of live chat (virtual synchronous) and drop-off (virtual asynchronous) appointments. Beginning in late June, we also plan to offer a small number of in-person consultations in Smith Lab.
Responding to COVID-19:
The university remains under a state of emergency. See updates about CSTW's operations in response to COVID-19:
The Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing is committed to fostering excellence among writers and teachers of writing at The Ohio State University and in the State of Ohio.
4132 Smith Lab
174 W. 18th Ave.
Columbus OH, 43210
Letter from the Director
Susan Lang, Director of the CSTW, wants to keep you in-the-know on all things pertaining to the Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing!
Need writing assistance?
The Writing Center offers free help with writing at any stage of the writing process for any member of the university community.
The Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing (CSTW) conducts research into writing and writing instruction and also supports all members of OSU's community in their various writing needs.