• Writing Center Hours Monday thru Thursday 8am to 9pm,. Friday 8am to 3pm, Sunday 3pm to 9pm. Logo of the Writing Centers and a picture of Lamar Hall
    The one easy way to become worth 50% than you are now at least is to hone your communication skills-- both written and verbal, quote by Warren Buffet. A female student sitting at a desk with a laptop and an open textbook
  • Welcome

    The Department of Writing and Rhetoric is the home of the University of Mississippi’s First-Year Writing and Speech Communication programs and the University Writing Centers. The department also administers the Writing Enriched Curriculum program and the Minor in Professional Writing.

    In 2020, the Department became the institutional home of the Willie Morris Awards for Southern Writing.