Excel Writing Center


Open House

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Stop by Columbine 316 and see what the writing center has to offer! We will have stations where you can ask questions, grab a piece of cake, and learn about what we do!

National Week of Writing

Monday, October 17th to Thursday, October 20th  

Come and celebrate writing with us, not only at the Writing Center, but throughout campus as well! We will be hosting three creative events during the National Week of Writing: Haiku for a Cookie, Collaborative Creation-Window Story Writing, and Poetry Scavenger Hunt around campus. Be sure to stop in for sweet rewards with a creative twist!

Wordier than Thou Presents: Narrative Open Mic Night

Thursday, October 20th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

As the final event for the National Week of Writing, the Writing Center is hosting a Wordier than Thou Narrative Open Mic Night! Join us at the center for readings of short stories, flash fiction and more by UCCS' own students, staff, and faculty! Food will be provided.  

Board Game Night

Tuesday, November 15th - Time TBD

The Writing Center is joining with the Language Center in November to host a game night! Enter in some friendly competition as we play board games like Scattergories and Scrabble!  

Dead Week

Monday, December 5th to Friday, December 9th  

At The UCCS Writing Center, we know how stressful studying for finals can be, and we're here to help! Stop by during the week before finals (Monday, December 5 to Friday, December 9) to get some stress relief and study pointers and to talk to our writing guru for quick writing tips.

    Excel Writing Center
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    Phone: (719) 255-4336 | Location: Columbine Hall 316
    Director: Matthew Balk, Ph.D. | Phone: (719) 255-4335 | mbalk@uccs.edu