Subscribe to the Wcenter or SSWC-L Listservs

There are several discussion lists relevant to writing center work in public schools and in higher education. While IWCA does not sponsor a listserv for members, the Wcenter and SSWC-L listservs provide support for writing center professionals and are recommended by IWCA.


WCENTER is the mailing list for Writing Centers around the world. To subscribe to WCENTER, contact Elizabeth Bowen.

To view the archives, you can go to If you would like to post a message to the list, simply address your email accordingly:

Note: WCENTER is not an official organization of IWCA. IWCA does not moderate it or control the server on which it resides.

If you have forgotten your Wcenter password, follow these directions:

  1. Visit the Lyris website.
  2. Attempt to login with your email address that is on the list.
  3. Enter anything for a password.
  4. It will tell you that it is an incorrect password. At the bottom right of the box, there is a button to email the password, click on it.
  5. The system will send an email to the address you entered, which will contain a link to reset your password.
  6. Once your password has been rest, you will be able to get in.


SSWC is a mailing list for secondary school writing center directors.
To subscribe to SSWC-L send an email to LISTSERV@LISTS.PSU.EDU with “subscribe SSWC-L your name” in the body of the message.


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