The David J. Klooster Center for Excellence in Writing

The David J. Klooster Center for Excellence in Writing provides a wide range of services to Hope College students, faculty, and staff. It is located in VanWylen Library, to the right of the Research Help Desk. We offer seminars and workshops throughout the year, we point you to resources that can help, and we offer individual half-hour sessions with our Writing Assistants. The staff collaborates with Van Wylen Library Research Librarians to provide assistance and instruction across the entire research and writing process. Stop by anytime during the hours listed to the right, or Make an Appointment. Learn more about us on our About page.

News from the Klooster Center for Excellence in Writing

  • Join us for the Klooster Center Open House!
    Sep 11, 2015
    On Sunday, September 13, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm, the Klooster Center will host its annual open house. Please join us for some great snacks and treats! It’s a great chance to meet the Writing Assistants and enjoy the somewhat more … Continue reading →… (more)
  • Three Common Thoughts about College Writing (and one small problem)
    Aug 25, 2015
    Here are three things that go through the minds of many college students when they’re asked to write a paper for a course: One: “I’m not going to spend too much time on this paper, because that’s not going to … Continue reading →… (more)

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KCEW Fall 2015 Hours:

  • Mon-Thurs: 10am - 11pm
  • Fri: 10am - 2pm
  • Sat: By Special Arrangement
  • Sun: Noon - 11pm

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