Writing Center

The Writing Center will be closed today (Wednesday 10/1) due to Church Action Day. It will close early on Thursday 10/2 (@7:45 pm) for the Homecoming Torch Run.


If you need help understanding an assignment, working on an outline or thesis statement, writing a draft, revising a draft, or understanding APA format, visit our friendly writing consultant in the Writing Center room in the Maxwell Library.  This is a free service offered to OCU students.  The Writing Center will be available to all traditional, PSEO, and AGS students during the hours listed below.

Fall Semester 2014 Hours

Sunday:  8:00-10:00pm

Monday:  11:00am-midnight

Tuesday:  3:00pm-midnight

Wednesday:  11:00am-midnight

Thursday:  3:00pm-9:00pm

Closed Friday and Saturday


Live too far away to make the drive?

Send your paper as an attachment to writingcenter@ohiochristian.edu Keep in mind that the drop-in students are given first priority for feedback, but we are typically able to serve students who email papers within 48 hours (on our scheduled nights).  Email feedback will resume on September 8th.

Tips for Success

Please visit the Writing Center at least 24-48 hours before your paper is due. To prepare for your visit, please consider this advice.
Download and print the form below, and take it with you when you visit the Writing Center for your conference. Complete the form with the Writing Center consultant and submit it along with your paper. Email writingcenter@ohiochristian.edu for more information.

Writing Center Workshops

The Writing Center will host several workshops this semester; all will be held in the Library Commons. The next available workshops are listed below.

  • Tuesday, September 30 - ComThesis and Outline for Theology Research Paper (4pm - 6pm)
  • Monday, October 6 - Constructing Your Argument for Theology Research Paper (4pm - 6pm)

Additional Forms and Resources



Please click on the link to download the Writing Center Conference Form.
Click to view the: APA Manuscript Template.