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Writing Assistance

The Julia N. Visor Academic Center provides one-on-one writing assistance for any course or need. By focusing on the writing process instead of merely on grammar and editing, we are committed to making you a better writer.


Schedule an appointment by calling (309) 438-7100 or visit the Julia N Visor Academic Center in person in the lower level of Hewett and Manchester residence halls.


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Writing Resources

Grammar Assistance

Download handouts to help you review subject-verb agreement, punctuation, and word choice.

Handbooks and Guides

The following handbooks serve as a good quick reference as you begin writing.

Writing Assistance

Having trouble getting started writing? Not sure how you can fill three to five pages on a given topic? Download our writing assistance handouts for some quick hints.

Online Writing Labs

There are a variety of online writing labs that can help you further develop your writing style or simply give you some quick tips on improving your latest essay.

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  • Call (309) 438-7100
  • Come to the Julia N. Visor Academic Center at 012 Vrooman Hall

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Normal, Il 61790-4060
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