About the Writing Center 

The Writing Center at Franklin & Marshall College

Who We Are and What We Do

At Franklin & Marshall College, writing is a vital part of your education, and one of the most important ways in which you explore and connect ideas as you learn. To help you with all the writing you do at F&M, the College has established the Writing Center.  

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How to Use the Writing Center

Writing Center appointments are managed online.  You can make or modify an appointment by visiting the Writing Center and requesting assistance, or you can schedule your own appointments online!   

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Faculty Resources

Here you will find information on our in-class workshop program and our assignment review service. 

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Student Resources

Here you will find PDF versions of the Writing Center's handouts addressing various aspects of the writing process. The Writing Center's guide to acknowledging sources and avoiding plagiarism—including sections on the MLA, APA, and Chicago styles—is also available to download here.


Whitesell Prize Competition

Each year, the Writing Center awards Phyllis C. Whitesell Prizes to recognize excellent student writing in the General Education curriculum. 

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