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Goals and Purpose

The University Writing and Communication Center

107 W. W. Stewart Hall

Baton Rouge, LA 70813 



To schedule an appointment, go to the tab on the left, entitled, "Online Scheduling for Consultations."


Goals and Purpose

To provide students across campus with help in drafting and revising communication-centered work in order to improve their skills as effective communicators.

Communication-centered work includes written, technological, visual, oral, and multi-modal.

  • Written: Research, persuasive writing or rhetoric, composition, professional writing (emails, resumes), creative
  • Technological: Using digital media to convey a message, virtual design in class work, properly using the Internet to find sources for research papers
  • Visual: Projects, Powerpoints, Prezi, art as language
  • Oral: Giving a speech, professional rhetoric and presentation of self
  • Multi-Modal: A blend of two or more modalities—print, text, visual, sound, etc.

Mission and Philosophy

To provide an active, student-centered approach to improving communication-centered work.