Offering peer tutoring in writing, public speaking and visual communication, the RISD Writing Center supports students who want to hone their writing skills and gain confidence in communicating about art and design. As advocates for writing as a method and record of critical thinking, Writing Center tutors offer workshops, online resources and a community where all forms of language and communication are welcome.

Expert support in the art of writing

The Writing Center's exceptional team of strong writers, readers and listeners provides individualized peer tutoring to students seeking advice on foundational and advanced elements of mechanics and style. RISD takes pride in its commitment to the written word as a vital tool for artists and designers, and the Writing Center dedicates the breadth and depth of its expertise to helping students become more confident and proficient writers.

Departments

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