inquiry groups

Inquiry Groups are places to have conversations about topics related to the Writing Center.

Groups & Meeting Times

STEM | Bi-weekly on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

MULTILINGUAL | Bi-weekly on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.

LGBTQA+ | Friday, November 2, 16, 30 and December 7 at 12:30 p.m.

FEMINISM & GENDER STUDIES | Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.

GRADUATE STUDENTS | Bi-weekly on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.

DISABILITY STUDIES | First Tuesday of every month at 9:00 a.m.

RACE, ETHNICITY, & DIVERSITY | Bi-weekly on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.

Main Writing Center
Student Union 440

* Inquiry group meetings are open to the public with no appointment necessary


conversation GROUPS

The OSU Writing Center hosts English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation groups to offer an informal and positive space to practice conversational English and build a community where we learn about talent celebrate each other’s countries and cultures.

hours & location

Main Writing Center
Student Union 440

Mondays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

*Conversation group meetings are open to the public with no appointment necessary



The Writing Center offers various free workshops throughout the semester on a variety of useful topics.

Upcoming workshops

Technical Writing 101 Workshops:

Cleaning up Your Writing: Clarity & Proofreading

  • Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m.

Presenting Your Research

  • Nov. 5, 4:00 p.m.

  • Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.

*All Tech Writing workshops will be held in Morrill 106*


Request a custom workshop for your class or organization over a topic pertaining to writing or research.
Note: Please give us 3 to 4 weeks notice for custom workshops so we can customize the material and arrange for facilitators.

Name *
What writing topic would you like to cover?
What do you hope participants will be able to accomplish after this workshop?
Please give the name of the class or organization that will be participating in the workshop and briefly describe who the participant are.
Date *
For what date would you like to schedule a workshop? Note: Please give at least 3 weeks notice.
Start time
Start time
Note: Workshops typically last 30 to 60 minutes.
End time
End time

You will be contacted by a Writing Center representative for a brief follow-up consultation and confirmation of your workshop. Please plan to provide work samples that meet or exceed expectations and samples that do not meet expectations. We look forward to working with you!


Graduate Research and Writing Lab

The Graduate Research and Writing Lab provides one-on-one consultations to help graduate students develop writing skills and techniques, and offers in-depth assistance with graduate level research.


Edmond Low Library 306
3 - 6 p.m. Monday & Tuesday


Online Sessions

The OSU Writing Center now offers synchronous online consultations to students, faculty, staff and community members near and far!


Writer's Hotline

If you need help with quick questions, you can always contact us through phone or e-mail.


Monday - Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.



Have a Writing Center consultant give a presentation about the Writing Center's locations, services, and resources.