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Welcome to the GW Law Writing Center scheduling page!

Registration
If this is your first time using the Writing Center (WC), please register for an account by clicking the link to the left. Tip: When you register, be sure to respond "Yes" to the "

Fall 2020 Writing Center schedule information 
The WC will open for the semester on Monday, August 31 and will be open through Saturday, November 21. Students can make appointments up to 21 days in advance and are limited to 1 appointment per week. 

All WC appointments are either 30 or 45 minutes in length depending on the week. All appointments on the "Regular" WC schedule are 45 minutes in length, while appointments on the "Busy Weeks" schedules are 30 minutes in length. Busy Weeks take place in advance of major 1L writing assignments and the shorter appointment length is in place to allow the WC to accommodate as many students as possible. The schedule for Busy Weeks for the fall semester are as follows: 

LIA and LIA Rewrite Busy Weeks:

  • Monday, Aug. 31 – Friday, Sept. 4
  • Monday, Sept. 7 – Saturday, Sept. 12
  • Monday, Sept. 28 – Friday, Oct. 2

ORM Busy Weeks: 

  • Monday, Nov. 9 – Friday, November 13
  • Monday, Nov. 16 – Saturday, November 21

To make an appointment during one of our Busy Weeks, please be sure to search for availability on the specific LIA or ORM Busy Week schedules. 

Waitlist
If there are no available appointments that work for you, you can sign up to join a waitlist. If an appointment opens up, all students on the waitlist for that time period will receive an email and the appointment will be available on a first-come. first-served basis. 

Online appointments
In Fall 2020, we anticipate that nearly all WC appointments will take place virtually using Google Meet or the built-in WCOnline online tuoring feature. If you have a strong preference for in-person appointments please let your WF know. It may not be possible to accommodate your preference but we will do our best given our limited resources and the need to adhere to strict safety protocols. 

Submitting your draft
If you want your Writing Fellow to review your draft before you meet in person, please email your draft (in .doc or .docx format) directly to your Writing Fellow AT LEAST 24 hours in advance of your conference. Drafts submitted after the 24-hour deadline will NOT be read by your Writing Fellow. This policy will be strictly enforced. Be sure to include in the document itself a brief agenda of what you want your Writing Fellow to focus on. If the document is more than 15 pages in length, indicate which 15 pages you want the Writing Fellow to review.

Writing Center policies
By making an appointment with the GW Law Writing Center, you agree to abide by our policies, which are online here: https://tinyurl.com/y39wnjc3

Questions?
Please write us at writingcenter@law.gwu.edu

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