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The HWC is closed for summer

The Hixon Writing Center is closed from June 17th-Sept. 30. Have a great summer!

New spring writing course for grad students: ESL/Wr 107

International grad students may be interested in taking the redesigned ESL/Wr 107 this spring.
Flyer for ESL 107 course

Submit your writing for a HSS writing prize (click for details)

Consider submitting your work for a HSS writing prize. Prize deadlines are April 5, 2019.
Writing prize flyer

Drop-in tutoring to move from Chandler to Millikan 9 for remainder of winter term

Hixon Writing Center peer tutor drop-in hours are moving from Chandler to the 9th floor of Millikan for the rest of winter quarter. We hold drop-in hours Sunday-Thursday nights, from 8:30-10 p.m.

Follow the HWC on Instagram: @caltechwrites

The HWC is now on Instagram: @caltechwrites. Follow us for writing tips and other amusements.

Drop-in peer tutoring on Millikan 9 this fall

Caltech students can now access peer tutors Sun-Thurs., 8-10 p.m. on Millikan 9
Peer tutors

Writing center expands tutoring to include assistance with STEM assignments

Check out the Caltech news story on the HWC's work with STEM writers. To learn more about meeting with a STEM Writing specialist, visit our tutoring page.

Follow us on Facebook!

If you use Facebook, you can follow our Hixon Writing Center page to get updates about events and resources.

Want to make an appointment to talk with a peer tutor or professional writing specialist?

Caltech students and postdocs can access our scheduler by signing in to Access.Caltech. Locate the "Writing Center Scheduling" link under Academic Services. Log in with your Caltech NETID and book your appointment.

Check it out: New resources for writers

We have recently updated our website, and it's now easier than ever to find resources relevant to the many kinds of writing Caltech students do. Just visit our Resources page for information about many different aspects of academic writing across disciplines. We have added some new materials on popular STEM genres of writing, like posters, and we plan to add more in the months ahead.