Mission Statement

The Writing Center is dedicated to assisting UTRGV students of all classifications and disciplines in all stages of the writing process with the ultimate goal of making our students more efficient communicators, critical thinkers, and independent learners. Our CRLA-trained peer tutors of various academic backgrounds actively engage students to achieve the following goals:

  • To generate ideas at all stages of the writing process
  • To gain a better understanding of content and structure
  • To effectively research topics by using reliable resources and correctly formatting citations
  • To provide convenient access to writing tutoring (face-to-face, Skype, or online)
  • To implement revision strategies for independent learning
  • To raise confidence in student writing