University Writing Centre

Established in 1997 by English Studies, the primary mission of the University Writing Centre (UWC) is to help UB students gain the skills needed to become more effective and confident writers. Using a variety of approaches, UWC tutors teach students how to communicate ideas by engaging fully the writing process and by reading their work more critically. The UWC’s mission is fulfilled when students take and maintain a positive attitude towards their writing.  Services and resources provided by UWC include:

  • Writing Tutorials with Faculty and/or Peer Writing Consultants
  • In Person and Online Writing Assistance
  • Writing Workshops
  • Computer Services
  • Access to English Grammar/Writing Resources
  • Comfortable Spaces to Create and Write

The UWC is located in F-8 on the Oakes Field Campus and A-208 at UB-North. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment for writing assistance online by visiting