Writing Resource Center

Think one part idea-maker, one part collaboration engine, one part mind-spinner and one part coffee-provider.

A RESOURCE FOR STUDENTS AND FACULTY

The Writing Resource Center serves the students, staff and faculty of New College of Florida, offering direct support for both academic and nonacademic writing.

What is the Writing Resource Center (WRC)?

It’s a place and an idea — it’s a meeting of writers and students and thinkers. It’s a room where you can walk in with questions and leave with a few answers, and maybe a few more questions. It’s the moment when you realize that writing doesn’t have to mean being locked away, alone, scribbling by dim candlelight.

Writing can be, should be, social.

So, bring in your analyses, your lab reports, your confused theses yearning to breathe free. Bring in your CVs and your scholarship essays, your letters and your stories. We’ll read them all and work with you one-on-one to meet your writing goals.

Ask questions. Get feedback. Have a conversation. Write something.

Our Mission:

Writing is an intensive, complex, and multifaceted skill. Its cultivation requires a sustained engagement over time, and its practice is a critical component of professional and academic development, critical thinking, and intellectual maturation.

It is for the promotion of each of these that New College requires writing in the course of every student’s personal and academic development.

In service to the college and its mission, the Writing Resource Center promotes writing as the practiced skill of employing it as a tool for structuring thought so that it might be clearly presented in language to an audience for the purpose of understanding.

Make an Appointment

Student Writing Assistants are ready and willing to help you! Schedule an appointment here.

Any NCF student can meet with a Student Writing Assistant (SWA) to talk about any type of writing at any stage in the writing process. You have a one-on-one meeting that can last up to an hour, and what you focus on in this meeting is completely up to you.

If you would like to make a weekly repeating appointment, contact us at writing@ncf.edu!

Walk-ins Welcome!

In the library and want to just stop by? Do it! If a Student Writing Assistant isn’t meeting with anyone, they’d be more than happy to speak with you. If they are all meeting with writers, one will set up an appointment for you to come back! We’re located in Jane Bancroft Cook Library, room 102.

(NOTE: It is highly recommended that you do not just pop in an hour before your paper’s due. We cannot guarantee that someone will be available to work with you)

Who we are


Contact the Writing Program

Dr. Jennifer Wells and Alexandra Maass are prepared to help you take your writing to the next level.

Read more here

Student Writing Assistants

Each of our SWAs are trained (and willing) to assist student writers like you with any type of writing at any point in your writing process.

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What We Do

Serving Students and Faculty


Student Writing Resources

Whether it’s working with you one-on-one or guiding you to other writing resources, the WRC can support you as you develop your writing!

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Faculty Writing Resources

There are many ways that the Writing Program can support faculty and their students.

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Thesis Support for Students

The Thesis Support Guide for students addresses some frequently asked questions and offers tips for a successful thesis writing process.

Read more here