Graceland University Writing Center

Located on the main level of the Frederick Madison Smith Library (Room 119), the Graceland University Writing Center provides a supportive, welcoming environment where students enrolled in all academic programs can work on improving both general writing skills and specific writing assignments.  Supported by tutors—experienced readers trained to assist at any stage of the writing process—students can learn to become effective writers.     

The Writing Center offers both face-to-face tutoring (for on-campus students) and online tutoring (for distance learners).  Students are encouraged to schedule appointments by calling Cris Karmas at 641.784.5077, by signing up (Tutoring Schedule posted by the Writing Center door), or by emailing (

For additional information, student writers are invited to visit the Writing Center on My.Graceland.