About the Writing and Media Center

The Iowa State University Writing and Media Center helps students become stronger, more confident writers and communicators. The WMC offers tailored, one-on-one conferences for students from all disciplines who are working on any form of written, oral, visual, or electronic communication.

a consulting appointment

Trained communication consultants will assist you at any stage of your composing process, from brainstorming and organizing your ideas to polishing your final draft. We do not proofread or “fix” papers for you, nor do we create or edit media projects for you, but we will help you learn how to proofread, evaluate, and improve the effectiveness of your own work, whether it is a website, oral presentation, essay, or lab report.

All forms of writing are welcome: WMC consultants are also happy to work with you on cover letters, resumes, scholarship essays, and graduate school personal statements.

Are you an instructor or program coordinator who would like to request an outreach presentation or workshop?  Please fill out our presentation request form.


The WMC and its satellites will be closed for Labor Day, September 7.
Satellite locations will be open starting September 6.

Walk-in consultations are available on a first-come, first-served basis.



Writing & Media Center

300 Carver Hall
Call: (515) 294-5411
Email: writectr@iastate.edu

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday: 9 AM to 7 PM
Friday: 9 AM to 3 PM

The Writing & Media Center Offers Satellite Hours

The Parks Library satellite location will be open on September 6.
All satellite locations will be closed for Labor Day, September 7.
All satellite locations will be open starting September 8.



Location: Hixson-Lied 1020
Monday, Wednesday 6-9 PM
Tuesday 10 AM - 12 PM


Parks Library



Location: Fireplace Reading Room
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 6-9 PM


College of Design



Location: Second floor
(across from the bookstore)
Monday, Wednesday 5-8 PM


Multicultural Center (Memorial Union)



Location: Multicultural Center Library
(in the back--follow the signs)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 1 - 3 PM





Location: Wallace/Wilson Commons (across from the market)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 6-9 PM