Online Writing Center

Online Writing Center

Shelah Simpson, B.S., M.A.R., M.A., Ph.D.
Director, Online Writing Center
Associate Professor of English

The Online Writing Center (OWC) offers writing-related services to the University’s online student population including success courses:

  • GRST 500 Introduction to Graduate Writing (0 c.h.)
  • GRST 501 Graduate Success Strategies (0 c.h.)

OWC tutors are trained students from various Liberty University online degree programs. Through the Online Writing Center web page (, online students can submit drafts of upcoming assignments to receive tutor feedback, schedule appointments to speak online with a tutor, use live chat or e-mail to ask quick grammar or citation questions, and offer suggestions for further writing aids the OWC should consider developing. Students may contact the OWC by emailing but should not submit drafts for review to this email address. All drafts must be submitted using the Request Tutoring links on the web page. The OWC myLU widget helps keep track of all requests and links to all writing aids.

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