Welcome to The Writing Center at UM-Tupelo

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

The Writing Center is a free service provided by the university 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.

Tupelo Writing Center Interest Meetings

Join the Tupelo Writing Center team as a client or a consultant! Whether you want to discuss your writing with a trained writing consultant or are a strong writer who enjoys talking to your peers about their research and writing, watch this space for upcoming meetings!

UM-Tupelo Writing Center Hours

Between June 1 and July 30, the Writing Center will be open Monday through Thursday each week from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The center will be closed on Fridays as well as the week of June 11th.

How can I make an appointment?

To connect with a Writing Center staff member, review open appointment times or schedule an appointment.

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 and academic writing sample to writingcentertupelo@olemiss.edu for consideration. Please contact our director if you have any questions.

Submit an application here.

Deidra Faye Jackson, Ph.D

Deidra Faye Jackson, Ph.D

Interim Director of the University of Mississippi-Tupelo Writing Center
(662) 915-6264
djackson@olemiss.edu