Open for Testing
Monday–Thursday, 7:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Friday, 7:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Writing Tutoring
Monday–Thursday, 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

By appointment
To make an on-campus tutoring appointment, students can access the online scheduler on myUNW > Academic Achievement > Writing Center under Locations and Hours.
All UNW students may submit papers for review online by enrolling in the UNW Online Writing Lab through Moodle.

Tutoring and Testing

The Writing Center supports the University of Northwestern community through a variety of student services including, but not limited to the following:

  • Writing tutoring & UNW Online Writing Lab
  • Editing Competency Exam (ECE)
  • ECE & MTLE prep materials
  • Test facilitation for make-up examinations
  • Academic accommodations referred by Disability Services


From the north:
Follow I-35E South to Hwy. 36 West. Exit onto Snelling Ave North to the third stop light, Lydia Ave, and turn left.

From the south:
Follow I-35W North to Hwy 36 East. Exit onto Snelling Ave North to the third stop light, Lydia Ave, and turn left.

From the east:
Follow Hwy 36 West to Snelling Ave North. At the third stop light, Lydia Ave, turn left.

From the west/northwest:
Follow I-494/I-694 East to Snelling Ave and exit South. At the first stop light, Lydia Ave, turn right.

From the airport by car:
Follow I-494 west to I-35W north to Hwy 36 east. Exit on Snelling Ave north. Turn left at the third stoplight, Lydia Ave.


The nearest parking is the Lakefront Parking (Lot F).


This location is accessible to wheelchairs, and the wheelchair entrance is off of Naz Faculty/Staff (Lot G) Lot.

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