About the Writing Center


The JCCC Writing Center promotes the college's mission of life-long learning and service to the community by providing an environment for nurturing independent writing; valuing progress, not perfection; emphasizing process, not product.


  • Leads to improvement of teaching and learning
  • Provides a non-stressful service for under-prepared students and returning adults
  • Provides access to an important part of the writing process -- draft feedback
  • Provides an audience other than teacher or class
  • Provides a community of writers/models of good writing
  • Provides resources for writing better
  • Provides a link to the community through the Grammar Hotline
  • Provides computer access
  • Provides assessment and evaluation of writing skills

Contact Us

Phone: 913-469-8500, ext. 3439
Campus Mailbox:
LIB 308 (Maps)
Kathryn Byrne
Dept. Email

Faculty List

Writing Center Hours

Fall/Spring Semester Hours

  • Monday-Thursday
    8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Friday
    8 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Saturday
    9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Sunday
    Noon-4 p.m.

Summer Semester Hours

  • Monday-Thursday
    8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Writing Center Journal

Writing Center Journal Cover

A journal of Writing Center practicum written by peer writing tutors