Hours, Contact Info & Location


UC Irvine Center for Excellence in Writing and Communication
Physical Location: 193 Science Library
Phone: 949-824-8949 (NOTE: No reception staff on duty during summer. We check messages daily and are glad to return your call, but email is our preferred method of communication.)
Email: writing-center@uci.edu


The Center offers services for currently enrolled UCI undergraduate students only.
Graduate students may contact the Graduate Resource Center to set up a writing tutorial; the GRC can be reached at grc@uci.edu or 949-824-3849.

Fall, Winter, & Spring Hours

Writing Center Regular Business Hours
Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm
Friday, 9am-4pm

CLOSED on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays

Summer Hours

Writing Center Summer Business Hours
Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm
Friday, 9am-4pm

  • Appointments with writing specialists are available
  • Email consultations with Writing Specialists are processed between 2-3 business days
  • Walk-in consultation availability is limited, and will be fit in if there is sufficient time (~30 min.) after existing commitments to appointments, online consultations,  grant projects, teaching, and Scholarship Opportunities work.
  • Student reception staff are NOT on duty for the summer
    • Email contact is preferred (writing-center@uci.edu)
    • When arriving for an appointment, please ring the bell at the front desk

CLOSED on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays


For Spring 2020, we offer Zoom and email consultations only. Our Center’s general study space will be closed.

We’re located on the ground level at Science Library (building 520 on the campus map), the first door to your left as you enter the library’s courtyard area from Ring Road.