Conferences & Events

2017 Summer Institute Registration Open

The Relevant Writing Center: Advocacy through Inquiry An established tradition within the International Writing Center Association since 2003, the Summer Institute ...

Collaborative @ CCCC 2017

The Change Lab: Collaborating, Cooperating, Coordinating Join your Writing Center colleagues from around the country (and maybe even the world!) for ...

2016-2017 Conference Calendar

United States Regional Affiliate Conferences Colorado-Wyoming Writing Tutors Conference Conference Theme Writing: Centers of Resilience Dates April 21-22, 2017 Proposal Deadline January 1, 2017 Location University of Northern Colorado, ...

Getting the Most from Your Conference Experience, compiled by Jasmine Kar Tang and Katie Levin

Attending the IWCA Collaborative, CCCC, or a regional conference in the spring? Read Jasmine Kar Tang's and Katie Levin's guide ...

News and Announcements

UPDATED! Applications being accepted for Writing Center Journal Editor(s)

The International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) invites applications for editorial leadership of The Writing Center Journal (WCJ). Candidates will be screened according to the following criteria: Deep understanding of writing center scholarship and of rhetoric and composition studies; Ability to marshal institutional support to sponsor The Writing Center Journal and its editors (e.g., course off-loads, cost offsets, administrative […]


Scholarships Available to Attend SWCA 2017–SWCA Membership Required

SWCA is offering $300 scholarships to attend its 2017 conference in Oxford, MS. The application process requires a short statement explaining how the applicant and/or writing center will benefit if awarded a scholarship. Applicants (or their centers) must be current SWCA members. Applications are due by 7 pm on Monday, December 5. Visit for […]


Invitation for Contingent Writing Center Workers to Participate in Research Project

Dawn Fels, Liliana Naydan, Maggie Herb, and Clint Gardner invite participation in a study on the working conditions of non-tenure line, contingent writing center workers in the United States. This study is partially funded by a generous research grant by the International Writing Centers Association. Criteria for participation are as follows: You hold or have […]