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Week-long:      ________________ June 25-29

(application due by June 15/fee – $250 for NIU students due by June 25)

Week-long:      ________________ July 23-27

(application due by July 12/fee – $250 for NIU students due by July 23)



2-day:              ________________ June 13-14

(application due by - June 1/fee – $100 for NIU students due by June 13)

2-day:              ________________ July 17-18

(application due by July 1/fee – $100 for NIU students due by July 17)

2-day:              ________________ Aug. 1-2

(application due by July 15/fee – $100 for NIU students due by Aug. 1)




for informatiion on the UWC and its services


University Writing Center - Stevenson South 

Stevenson is a locked building, so please bring your OneCard to gain access!


1/22 to 3/9  and 3/19 to 5/3

Monday - Thursday  8:00a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Friday  8:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.

All UWC locations are closed from 3/10 to 3/18



We have an online scheduling system for all of our satellite locations 


Note: You will need to use your NIU zID information to use the system. 


  • Founders Memorial Library 260  - Beginning Jan. 23

Tuesdays 10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Thursdays 8:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.


  • Gabel Hall (North side of the Learning Center) -  Beginning Jan. 23

Tuesdays  9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Wednesdays  9:00a.m. - 5:30p.m.


  • School of Nursing - Beginning Jan. 22

Mondays 12:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.

Wednesdays 2:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.

Thursdays 2:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.


  • Barsema 239 - Beginning Jan. 22

Mondays  11:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Wednesdays  2:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.



Group Projects

To ensure fairness and to comply with university plagiarism policies, we require that all group members be present for group projects. We know that getting a whole group together can be difficult, but we're happy to work with you to find a workable time. Sorry, we can't make exceptions.








For general concerns, questions, and feedback, email gjacky@niu.edu 

To schedule an appointment, call us at 815.753.6636.

To contact our director, Gail Jacky, send an email to gjacky@niu.edu.