Conferences & Institutes

Read the Program and Register for the IWCA Collaborative@CCCC

If you haven't already registered for this year's IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC, there's still time! We hope that this listing ...

IWCA 2015: Writing Center (r)Evolutions in Pittsburgh (Proposal Deadline April 1)

The IWCA 2015 Conference will be held in Pittsburgh, Oct 8-10, 2015. The full information is available at Proposal deadline: ...

2015 IWCA Summer Institute

The 2015 IWCA SI is now at capacity. All additional registrants will be placed on the waiting list. We will ...

2014-2015 Conference Calendar

IWCA Regional Organization Conferences East Central Conference Theme Conversations and Encounters: Exploring Ethics in the Writing Center Date April 10-11, 2015 Location Notre Dame, IN Contact Matthew Capdevielle ( Proposal ...

2015-2016 Conference Calendar

IWCA Regional Organization Conferences East Central TBA European Writing Centers Association TBA Mid-Atlantic TBA Midwest TBA Northeast TBA Northern California TBA Pacific Northwest TBA Rocky Mountain Peer Tutoring Conference TBA South Central TBA Southeastern TBA Southern California TBA Other Conferences Canadian Writing Centres Association Date May ...

News and Announcements

Wake Forest University’s IWCW

Wake Forest University celebrated IWCW by spreading the Writing Center love! We sold handmade valentines to support adult literacy in Forsyth County.


Call for Papers: The Internationalization of U.S. Writing Programs

Editors: Shirley K Rose and Irwin Weiser American universities are becoming increasingly attractive to undergraduate students from other countries. According to the 2014 Open Doors Report from the Institute for International Education, there are 51% more international students in the U.S. now than there were a decade ago, and there have been eight years of […]


ECWCA 2015 Travel Awards (Deadline: March 16, 2015)

TRAVEL AWARDS This year, as we did last year, ECWCA is able to offer five travel awards donated by the BP company in the form of $200 gas cards. To spread this assistance to as many individuals as possible, we will bestow only one award per institution. We encourage individuals who may be the sole […]


Writing Centers Research Project Survey-Reborn with a New Launch

After two years of discussion and planning, and thanks to the evolution of a WCRP Collective which has overhauled and revised the old WCRP Survey format, I am pleased to invite you to participate in a new Writing Centers Research Project survey. The survey is a long-overdue continuation of a WCRP goal when it was […]

Letters from the President

IWCA Assembly Report for NCTE, 2014

The International Writing Centers Association (, an NCTE Assembly, was founded in 1983 to foster communication among writing centers and to provide a forum for concerns. Comprising directors and staffs of writing centers at universities, two-year colleges, and public schools, the IWCA has over 775 members and is governed by an Executive Board that includes […]