Writing, Speaking,
and Argument Program

Events & Info Meetings


  • May 22, 2017

    Summer Tutoring

    All summer Writing and Speaking Center Appointments will be held in RR304!

    Email wsap@ur.rochester.edu for appointments or grad students can schedule online!

  • April 17, 2017


    All summer Writing and Speaking Center Appointments will be held in RR304!

    The writing consultants will be offering tutoring hours until May 12th, by appointment.

    If you cannot find an available appointment  online, you may be added to our waiting list by calling 273-3584 or stopping by the Writing and Speaking Center office, RRL G-121.

  • March 31, 2017

    Writing Colloquium Contest

    The WSAP is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Undergraduate Writing Colloquium Contest.

    View the winners here (Includes downloadable links)

  • February 28, 2017

    Spring Break Hours

    During spring break tutoring will be closed from Sunday 3/12 to Sunday 3/19.

  • February 14, 2017

    Conversation Practice Sessions

    The speaking fellows are excited to announce the launch of a new service: conversation practice! During these sessions, students will be able to practice professional, academic, or casual conversation.

    Conversation practice is available Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays from 7:00-10:00 pm and Wednesdays from 3:00-5:00 pm and 7:00-10:00 pm.

  • February 6, 2017

    Colloquium and Julietta Awards

    Nominations for the Julietta Wolf-Foster Outstanding Writing Consultant Award will be accepted February 13 through March 24. Nominate a consultant here!

    Submissions for the Annual Undergraduate Writing Contest will be open February 13 through March 13!

    Tutoring appointments are open for scheduling here.

  • January 16, 2017

    Tutoring for Spring 2017

    Writing Consultant appointments will be available beginning Monday, January 23.

    Writing Fellows will be opening Sunday, January 29.

    Speaking Fellows will be opening Monday, January 30.

    Click here for updated tutoring hours.

  • December 28, 2016

    Winter Break Office Hours

    The main office will be open for our normal hours over winter break (8am-12pm) and closed on the 2nd of January.

  • November 29, 2016

    Upcoming Events


    Starting: 2pm Sunday 12/11

    Ending: 8am Monday 12/12

    Where: RR Library G121 (WSAP Main Office)

    UR Night to Write

    Monday December 12, 7p-11p

    Where: Hawkins Carlson Room, RR Lib

Upcoming Events

The Writing Fellows will be hosting Write-a-Thon from 2pm Sunday April 30th until 8am Monday May 1st!

The Fellows will not be offering hours after Write-a-Thon, so plan ahead for your tutoring needs!

UR Night to Write will take place Monday May 1st!

Did you know?

  • You can join our team. Apply for available positions, including tutors, teachers, and staff.

    Click the circles below for more.

  • We have anywhere from X to Y writing tutors available during normal office hours.

    Click the circles below for more.

2017Writing Colloquium

The 2017 Undergraduate Writing Colloquium contest winners can be found here.

Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program

The Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program leads the effort to build a strong community of writers, readers, and researchers, guided by advice from an interdisciplinary faculty committee.

Want more information about the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program? Contact us.