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The Undergraduate Writing Program

Welcome to the Writing Center

Director: Sue Mendelsohn, 212-854-5616,

Associate Director: Jason Ueda, 212-854-3141,

Make an appointment and view drop-in hours here.

What we do: The Writing Center provides writing support to undergraduate and graduate students. In one-on-one consultations and workshops, our consultants offer feedback and strategies to help you improve at every stage of your writing, from brainstorming to final drafts. To learn more about what happens in a Writing Center consultation, click here.

Who's eligible: We will work with all Columbia-affiliated writers with the following exceptions: BarnardTeacher’s College, and School of Social Work students need to use their own institution’s writing center.  Students from these three schools may use our center ONLY for Columbia courses not offered through their schools.

Want to know more? Contact the Writing Center at And follow us on  to be notified of available appointments and upcoming events.