• Writing Desk

    The Writing Desk can help you identify “big picture” problems in an essay, and we will also work with you at any stage of the writing process, whether you are just beginning and need help outlining or if you’re stuck in the middle and unsure of where to go. While we are not here to edit or proofread your work, we can help you develop those skills.


    Writing Desk, Reid Library


    During summer semester, Monday and Wednesday 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. | Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Submissions can be made online anytime.

    Appointments: Please call (618) 468-4393 to schedule an appointment.  Walk-ins are also welcome, but priority is given to appointments.

    Using Online Paper Submission (OPS)

    Learn more.

    For N.O. Nelson Students

    Writing/English tutoring is available Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. This lab is located at the Edwardsville campus, in Building N3, Room 108. Please call (618) 468-5871 for more information.

    English/Writing Desk Staff

    Ashley Luster SSC Specialist (618) 468-4136
    Rachel Wineinger Tutor
    Penny Noble Tutor