The Writing Center

Special Event: March 5th, 2014
The UK Writing Center is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a reception and renaming ceremony on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 3:00PM-5:00PM, in the Writing Center, Room B108B, W. T. Young Library Hub. The Center will honor its founders, leaders, supporters, and partners with a brief program of speakers, live music, and videos. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome!
On this occasion celebrating the past and looking to the future, the Writing Center will be renamed for Dr. Robert E. Hemenway, who founded the center in the 1983-84 academic year. 

The University of Kentucky Writing Center offers free and friendly assistance to all students, faculty, and staff. We help with the process of composing and communicating in all media, including essays, reports, posters, visuals, websites, slide presentations, and videos. Visit our ukwrite.wordpress site to see all that we have to offer. We can help at every stage of the composing and communicating process, and we can share ideas on creative, academic, and professional projects.

Staffed by graduate students and undergraduate peer consultants, the Writing Center offers free individual and group consultations. We provide a supportive and confidential environment tailored to the needs of our clients.

Location: W.T. Young Library, Room B108B, in the Hub (lower level)

Hours for Spring 2014 (January 15th-May 2nd, 2014): 

Monday through Thursday 9 AM-9 PM; Friday 9 AM-3 PM; Sunday ONLINE ONLY 8 PM-11 PM

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Please let us know if you have any questions. Contact Judy Gatton Prats, WC Director, at
If you need help scheduling or cancelling an appointment, you can call us during our business hours at (859)257-1368.


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For more information, email Judith Gatton Prats, the Director of the UK Writing Center, at

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