Center for Writing Excellence


Welcome to the web home of the University of North Alabama’s Center for Writing Excellence, housed on the 2nd floor of The Commons. 

The Center’s mission is three-fold:

FOCUS Center Hours

The FOCUS Center is located in Rice Hall.

  • Mon: 6:00pm-11:00pm  
  • Thurs: 6:00pm-11:00pm

In-House Consultations

    • Spring & Fall:
    • Mon - Thurs: 9:00am-4:00pm & 6:00pm-8:00pm,
    • Fri: 9:00am-3:00pm,
    • Sun: 2:00pm-8:00pm

  • Summer I & II:
  • Mon-Thurs: 12:00pm-8:00pm

Online Consultations

    • Spring & Fall:
    • Mon-Thurs: 2:00pm-4:00pm & 6:00pm-8:00pm,
    • Wed: 4:00pm-6:00pm,
    • Fri: 1:00pm-3:00pm,
    • Sun: 2:00pm-4:00pm

  • Summer I & II:
  • Mon-Thurs: 6:00pm-8:00pm
CWE Consultation

Quick Testimonials

"Amazing. A must visit place at UNA. Improved my writing a great deal."

“I love the Writing Center! Thanks for having it available for the students!”

"I am continuously learning how to improve my writing. The tutors are amazing."

Please note that all Writing Center programs and services are free to University of North Alabama students, faculty, and staff.

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Dr. Robert Koch Jr.

University Success Center Director

Center for Writing Excellence Director

The Commons 223



Ms. Tammy D. Rhodes

Administrative Assistant

The Commons 204


256.765.4764 (FAX)


Dr. Amy E. Crews

University Advising Services Director

Active Suspension Coordinator

The Commons 221



Mr. Matthew Little

First-Year Experience Director

The Commons 215



Dr. Kathleen Richards

Center for Writing Excellence

Assistant Director

The Commons 219



Prof. Marlow B. McCullough

Mathematics Learning Center Director

The Commons 217



Learning Support Coordinator

Academic Advisor

The Commons 220



Ms. Kenda H. Rusevlyan

Testing Coordinator

University Advisor

The Commons 214



Ms. Elizabeth C. Haggerty

University Advisor

The Commons 213



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