Writing Center

With two full-time professors, one full-time instructor, and one half-time instructor, the Writing Center supports U.S. Naval War College (NWC) students in all aspects of academic and professional writing development. Regardless of writing ability or experience, the Writing Center's one-on-one tutorials and group workshops provide professional support for all types of writing assigned in and across the college's academic curriculum.

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About the Writing Center

As effective writing is the result of critical and creative thinking to address thorny problems, the Writing Center provides a welcoming and engaging venue for the continued development of professional writing and communication skills to equip graduates with the requisite skills to serve in higher levels of command, staff, and associated responsibilities. The Writing Center is also pleased to provide pedagogical support for NWC faculty seeking guidance related to the teaching of writing.

To schedule a writing consultation with the Writing Center, please visit https://usnwc.mywconline.com/.

Our Goal

The primary goal of the Writing Center is to provide both individual and group writing consultations to better equip students to identify and address weaknesses in their writing through rigorous, structured, student-centered conversation. Further, and in concert with the NWC curriculum, the Writing Center seeks to cultivate a dynamic culture of academic writing, learning, and research at the U.S. Naval War College.

Writing Center Faculty & Staff

Our experienced faculty has years of earned expertise across a wide range of writing, history, security studies, and other educational topics. To learn more, please use the link below to access the online directory.

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Our Location, Hours & Contact Information

Hewitt Learning Commons
Rooms 130/131 (Main Office)
Room 110 (Annex)
686 Cushing Road
Newport, RI 02841

Hours: Monday-Friday, 0900-1700
Email: writing.center@usnwc.edu

Writing Center Resources

NWC Style GuideFrequently Asked Questions