The Writing Center

Supporting the broad community of Bucknell writers: students, faculty and staff.

Exterior of Carnegie Building

Writing is a fundamental part of the Bucknell experience, which is why the staff and peer consultants at the Writing Center are committed to supporting the writing pursuits of Bucknell students, faculty and staff. 

We offer individualized support to help improve your writing — not by telling you what to say but through feedback and conversation to help clarify ideas.

We also encourage writing as a process of creating and communicating knowledge and seek to generate active learning, primarily by facilitating talk among thoughtful and supportive fellow writers.

Hours and Locations


  • 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.  and 1 – 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
  • Carnegie 114 (Main Office)
  • Appointments and walk-ins accepted


  • 7 – 10 p.m., Sunday - Thursday
  • Carnegie Building, Room 110 and Bertrand Library, Room 122C (to reach 122C, walk through the 24-hour study space, which is on your left as you enter the library)
  • Appointments and walk-ins accepted

During final exams and summer session

Hours and locations are limited during final exams and the summer session. Please call 570-577-3141 for details.

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule a day or evening appointment at the Writing Center, call 570-577-3141 between 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.

No appointments can be made via email.

Information for Students

The Writing Center offers individualized, personal help for students crafting papers and other written assignments. 

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Information for Faculty

The Writing Center supports Bucknell faculty in a variety of ways — both as instructors and as writers. 

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Information for Staff

The Writing Center is for everyone — including any Bucknell staff member who wishes to stop by for writing guidance and advice. 

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The Writing Center


Carnegie Building