The Writing Center at UM-DeSoto

What is a writing center and what can it do for you?

The Writing Center is a free service provided by the University of Mississippi to help you become stronger writers and critical thinkers. In the writing center, you will find a community of writing consultants, students like you as well as professionals, specially trained to work with you on any writing project in any major at any stage of the writing process. Our goal is to help you cultivate strategies to strengthen your writing.

UM-DeSoto Writing Center Hours

For our hours of operation, please visit

How can I make an appointment?

Make a writing center appointment here: or call (662) 820-6209

We're currently accepting applications for writing consultants.

If you love working with people one-on-one and enjoy writing, download the electronic application below and email it along with your resume, academic writing sample and essay to for consideration. You can also fill out an online application and upload your materials by following this link. Please contact our director if you have any questions.

Click here to download the application (PDF).

Jeanine Rauch
Director of University of Mississippi-DeSoto Writing Center
(662) 280-6209