The Writing Center


Welcome to the Writing Center at IVCC.

The Writing Center is located in the Learning Commons in D201. We are here to help students at Illinois Valley Community College through all stages of the writing process for assignments in any classes. Find out more about What We Do and Who We Are. Find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

Fall 2017

The Writing Center will open on Monday, August 21. Please check back for hours and the detailed schedule.

Tutoring at the Ottawa Center

The Writing Center is pleased to offer tutoring hours at the IVCC Ottawa location.
To learn more, click Tutoring at the Ottawa Center .

Online Writing Center Help

The Writing Center now offers help for students enrolled in online classes at IVCC. See the guidelines for submitting work  to find out how to take advantage of this service.

 The Richard Publow Memorial Awards in Writing

The IVCC English department is sponsoring awards for the best essays written in ENG 0900, ENG 1001, and ENG 1002 during the 2016 school year. Click here to learn more about the Richard Publow Memorial Award in Writing!

Quick Query

Have a quick question about writing? Email us with a Quick Query!

English Language Learners Conversation Partners

Are you learning English as your second (or third? or fourth?) language. The Writing Center would be happy to offer you a chance to practice your English skills with a native speaker in a easygoing, friendly environment. To learn more, click English Language Learners Conversation Partners.

Contacting Us

To contact the Writing Center and schedule an appointment, just

  • Stop by the Writing Center (in the Learning Commons in D201), or
  • Call the Learning Commons at (815) 224-0637, or
  • Use our online form.

We look forward to helping you with your writing assignments!