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

UM-DeSoto Writing Center hours of operation can be found on the main Writing Center website.

How can I make an appointment?

Students can make an appointment online to meet with UM-DeSoto Writing Center staff virtually or in person. Students can also call (662) 280-6209 to talk to a staff member.

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. Please contact our director if you have any questions.

Download the application (PDF).

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