What does the Writing Center do?
A sixty (60) minute, one on one tutorial with a writing professional is at the heart of our service.
Does a student have to make an appointment to meet with a Writing Assistant?
The Writing Center offers drop-in and scheduled appointments to all registered students. Please be reminded that we are a highly utilized service on campus. As such, scheduling an appointment with us provides students the greatest opportunity to collaborate with one of our writing professionals.
To make an appointment please click here.
Learn more about creating an appointment
or come to our office in room S-510 on the Main Campus or call (212) 220-1384 during our business hours to make an appointment.
How many appointments can a student have?
Up to two (2) appointments per week, upon availability.
Does the Writing Center proofread or edit a writer’s work?
The BMCC Writing Center teaches students to proofread and correct their own work. We are not an editing service and do not correct papers for students.
Does the Writing Center check student grammar?
The BMCC Writing Center utilizes many strategies that help students focus on their grammar and punctuation. One of our primary strategies focuses on reading out loud for correction.
More strategies for reading out loud can be found here: http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/proofreading/
Does it cost anything to visit the Writing Center?
The Writing Center is free service graciously funded by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) administered by the New York State Education Department.
BMCC Writing Center
Front Desk (General Information)
Franklin Winslow, Director
(212) 220-8000 x5167
BMCC Writing Center
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
199 Chambers Street, Room S510
New York, NY 10007
Hours of Operation
MONDAYS – THURSDAYS: 10:00am – 8:00pm
FRIDAYS: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
SATURDAYS: 10:00am – 5:00pm