Welcome to the International Writing Centers Association's Members site. This system allows you to join the IWCA, subscribe to the IWCA publications, manage your IWCA membership, submit proposals, register for conferences and events, make donations, pay for event advertisements, and vote in IWCA elections.

Conference, Collaborative, or Summer Institute Registration and Proposal Submission

The IWCA welcomes proposal submissions from both members and non-members, while conference registrations are limited to members only. To view opportunities, log in to your existing account or create a new free account on this site.

  • Click here to become a member.

  • Members: log in to register for an event or submit a proposal.

Manage Your Membership

If you have an existing IWCA membership, log in to renew your membership, generate a renewal invoice, or change your address.

If you do not have an existing IWCA membership, join the IWCA, create an account, or generate an invoice.

For help with your Writing Center Journal subscription (or to report a mailing issue), visit the Journal's website.

For help with your Writing Lab Newsletter subscription (or to report a mailing issue), visit the Newsletter's website.

For any other questions related to your IWCA membership, email IWCA Treasurer Michelle Miley Johnson or contact the IWCA directly.

Member Benefits

IWCA Membership is open to all writing center professionals, scholars, and tutors, as well as to those who are interested in writing centers and the teaching and tutoring of writing. By joining the IWCA, you will become involved in a international community that is committed to strengthening the field of writing center studies.

IWCA Membership benefits include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Vote in elections

  • Access to online events (open board meetings and workshops/presentations/discussions)

  • Opportunities for Mentor Matching

  • Eligibility to apply for IWCA Research and Graduate Research Grants

  • Reduced rates for IWCA events

  • Subscription to the IWCA Update, the organization's news update

  • Reduced rates for the Writing Center Journal and The Writing Lab Newsletter





Call for Applicants for Event Chairs 2021-22

We are now accepting applications for two event chair positions: Chair or Co-Chairs the IWCA 2021 Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, October 19-24. Chair or Co-chairs the IWCA 2022 Collaborative in Chicago, Illinois, in March. If interested, please submit a brief letter (1-2 pages) detailing your ideas for the event, any relevant experience, and any institutional support that might be available for you to Georganne Nordstrom (georgann@hawaii.edu) by February 15, 2021. Appointments will be decided by the IWCA executive board and Conferences and Institute committee. For more details, see the full Call here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YlUjietX9cPJO92-oR2nhncONRuR5kRr-F9_5hnSHIo/edit?usp=sharing Georganne Nordstrom, IWCA VP

Share an Event or Announcement via Social Media

Want to share an event or an announcement with the writing center community? To do so, please use the IWCA Posting Form.

Contribute to the IWCA Update!

Want to tell members about the exciting events happening in your region? Let us know about projects that are underway? Submit to our members-only monthly publication, IWCA Update!

Complete the following form: http://tinyurl.com/kn8as63.

The deadline for inclusion in a particular issue is the 15th of the previous month.