Since its establishment in 1987, the College Writing Program (CWP) has worked to integrate the practice of writing into courses across the curriculum. The CWP staff trains selected undergraduates as writing associates, who help students improve their writing. The CWP offers workshops for faculty and students and hosts noted specialists in writing and writing pedagogy.
Learn about workshops, new resources, the acceptance of new writing associate applications, and more.Read our announcements
WAs support courses in the College’s general curriculum and in a wide variety of disciplines. They provide informed and intelligent readings of draft papers to help students formulate their own writing.Learn about writing associates
Comprehensive information on partnerships with writing associates is available for faculty. We've made it easy to find your writing associates and offer guidance on working with them.Learn about working with writing associates
Becoming a writing associate and working with one are both rewarding opportunities for students. Read answers to frequently asked questions, consult drop-in hours, and learn from advice on working with writing associates.Learn about becoming a writing associate
An online exhibition of the writing life of Lafayette students from 1832 to present.
Drop In Hours
Sunday-Thursday 4-9 PM
Staffed by writing associates (WAs), drop-in hours are held in the Watt Writing Room (Pardee 319) and open to all Lafayette College students. WAs are happy to provide feedback on all types of writing (including new media) and at any stage of the writing process. Individual conferences last approximately 30 minutes. No appointment is necessary.