Community Writing Center

Interested in improving your writing skills? Visit the UVU Community Writing Center at the Orem Public Library!

The Community Writing Center meets in Study Room #6 beginning on Saturday, May 26.  Call 801-863-8936 for questions or to schedule an appointment.

Winter/Spring 2020 Schedule

Thursdays from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.

Saturdays from 10 am- 2 pm.

Closure Dates:

March 16-21

April 24-May 7

August 14-28

Join for FREE writing resources:

  • Coaching sessions
  • Workshops
  • Handouts
  • Peer revision groups

Learn how to write:

  • Resumes
  • Letters
  • Family histories
  • College application essays

Writing Center FAQs

Where is the Community Writing Center located?

The Community Writing Center meets in Study Room #6, located on the main floor of the South Wing of the Orem Public Library (58 N. State Street).

Who can use the Community Writing Center (CWC) at Orem Public Library?

Anyone interested in improving his or her writing skills is invited to visit the Community Writing Center.

Who provides instruction and coaching at the CWC?

The Community Writing Center offers one-on-one coaching sessions and writing workshops featuring Utah Valley University writing coaches and faculty members.

What do I need to bring to the CWC?

Bring a copy of your writing, any writing questions you have, the assignment sheet (if appropriate), and the desire to become a better writer.

What kind of writing can I get help with at the CWC?

The CWC can assist you with class assignments, resumes, scholarship essays, letters to newspapers or elected officials, family histories, and much, much more!

Do I have to bring a completed draft?

We help patrons at all stages of the writing process: brainstorming, drafting, revising, and proofreading.

Do I have to be enrolled at Utah Valley University or in an English class to use the CWC resource?

No! The CWC strives to help everyone – community members, students, teachers, business people, family historians, and all others – to improve their writing skills.