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 Writing Center
Illinois Valley community college



The Writing Center, located in D-201 (The Learning Commons), is here to help students in any class through all stages of the writing process. We also offer help and resources for faculty. Find out more about Who We Are and What We Do!

Contact Us

In person in room D-201
By phone at 815-224-0637
Use our online form
Find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter. [WIDGETS]

Spring 2016 Schedule

Main Campus

View the detailed tutor schedule.
Monday 8:30-5
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 8-6
Friday 9-2:30

Ottawa Center

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9-10 and 12-1
Tuesday and Thursday 1:30-2:30
To make an appointment at the Ottawa Center, call 815-224-0800 or stop by the reception desk.


  • Tutoring on main campus and the Ottawa Center, individually or in groups
  • Class visits
  • Free workshops
  • Numerous handouts
  • English language learners conversation partners
  • Quick query

Richard Publow Memorial Awards in Writing

The IVCC English department is sponsoring awards for the best essays written in ENG 0900, ENG 1001, and ENG 1002 during the 2016 school year. Click here to learn more about the Richard Publow Memorial Award in Writing!

We look forward to helping you with your writing assignments!