Welcome to the Center for Excellence in Writing!

Our Main Center is located in Norton 17, just down the hall from Capen 1

Your voice is like no other. Welcome to the conversation.

Welcome back UB writers!

We can't wait to see our writing community back in our main center @ 17 Norton.

This semester, the CEW is offering extended evening hours to help you meet your deadlines and due dates:
 - Monday & Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
 - Wednesday & Thursday: 10am - 8pm
 - Friday: 10am - 6pm

Additionally, we have moved to the Navigate scheduling system for appointment scheduling, better integrating our services with UB academics. See our Make an Appointment page for more information.

Community News

The CEW Welcome our new Graduate Assistant, Yueqiu QQ Zhang! QQ is getting her doctoral degree in Education, with a research interest in the second language writer’s engagement with on-script feedback.
Did you know the GSA offers free copyediting for UB students? Find out how you combine CEW and GSA resources to get the most out of your hard work!
For Dr. Luisa Angeles, Chemistry, her dissertation journey highlights valuable principles that can help any PhD student:  find community, keep moving forward, create a productive mindset, and tap into your positive motivation.  Sound familiar? Read more here.
Drop in 128 Capen anytime Fridays, 11-noon, to chat with other graduate writers about the dissertation journey.

The CEW is a very welcoming resource on campus. As a transfer student in my second semester, I am very appreciative of their welcoming environment since it makes me feel like I fit in on campus.