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what we offer...



We support students by offering one-on-one peer writing consultations, writing workshops, graduate and creative writing groups, and student employment opportunities.


Faculty and Staff

We support faculty and staff by offering a writing across the disciplines workshop, grant writing support, professional development resources, writing groups, and syllabus development.

Please contact us for personalized writing support.



We work to meet the community’s literacy needs by offering consultations in collaboration with the East Lansing Public Library through the Community Writing Center and through additional projects housed with our Community Composing Project.


Writing Center Field

We value contributing to writing center studies and fostering professional partnerships by working with other university and community literacy centers both across the United States and internationally.

Our Values

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We will reimagine and enact change in our everyday practices and systems while centering equitable justice in all that we do.

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We will work responsively to address systemic and local barriers to access and opportunities.

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We will remain open to un/learning about the world, people, practices, and events around us.

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We will foster and maintain collaborative relationships through reciprocity, sustainability, and intentionality.

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We will center empathy holistically through interconnected relationships with others and land.


“There’s no space that I learned more about how to be a teacher and how to work with students than The Writing Center at MSU. No matter any of its problems, I believe in The Writing Center and what it does and what it’s trying to be for students.”

Wonderful Faison

English Department Chair at Langston University and former Writing Center Consultant

Quote from the Writing Center @ MSU’s Oral History Project