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​Writing Support for the Washington, D.C. Campus

Visit the DC Writing Center in Canvas

The DC Campus offers a range of writing support, including advance review of student papers, writing improvement resources, and working one-on-one with students. The Writing Center also features extensive support for dissertation and thesis writers.

The DC Writing Center is a full Canvas course that offers students self-guided lessons in a special Academic Writing Seminar. All DC Campus students should be enrolled automatically; if  not, please email Students can complete a single lesson or entire modules in the course's five sections:

  • The Writing Process: How to make writing easier, faster, and ethical.
  • APA Format: Form, plus citations, references, and special rules.
  • Mechanics: Grammar, punctuation, syntax, and usage
  • Principles of Effective Writing: Organization, clarity, precision, unbiased language.
  • Strong Sentences: The heart of good writing.

You also can get writing help at the DC Writing Center's office in Room 430 of the North Campus, or you can email or call 202-706-5113 to set up a phone, face-to-face, or video appointment with one of our writing coaches or with DC Writing Specialist Jennifer Veech. Appointments are available seven days a week, including evenings.

For doctoral students, the DC Dissertation Center in Canvas offers manuals, forms, templates and other information for your dissertation or thesis journey -- including how to get specialized help with IRB applications, methodology, research analysis, writing, and copyediting.

Questions? Email We look forward to helping you!

​Both Canvas centers are only for students at the Washington, D.C. Campus of The Chicago School. If you attend at another Chicago School campus, here's how to get writing support:​


Chicago Campus Writing Center Email: 

To submit writing for review in Chicago: email materials to 

Chicago Campus Writing Specialist: Emily Hilleren


Online Campus

Online Campus Writing Center:

To submit writing for review for the Online Campus: email to

Online Campus Writing Center Coordinator: Dr. Heidi Marshall



CA Campus Writing Center Email:

CA Campus Writing Center Course/Submissions:

CA Campus Writing Specialist: Christine Tsai-Taing


Dallas (use online campus resources above)

OCWC Coordinator: Dr. Heidi Marshall

OCWC Email: