Writing Center Appointments

Major Deidre Garriott
Writing Center Coordinator and Assistant Professor of English 

Ph:  (540) 464-7483

The Writing Center
Virginia Military Institute
215 Carroll Hall
Lexington, Virginia 24450

Contact Writing Center

Why Visit The Writing Center

What we can do for you 

  • Help you improve no matter what your writing abilities are to begin with
  • Help at any stage of the writing process
  • Read your work in a responsive, non-judgmental manner
  • Help you locate rough spots
  • Refer you to appropriate sources for help on matters we can't solve in the conference
  • Show you strategies for better self-editing
  • Help you say what you have to say, as well as you can
  • Send a brief report to your instructor about the conference

What we will not do 

  • Proofread your paper for spelling and grammatical errors
  • Supply new wording or content for your paper
  • Guarantee better grades
  • Be a last-minute fix-it shop