Contact Us

The University Writing Center may be contacted by phone, email, or a walk-in. 

Phone: 214-333-5474


Location: Basement of the Collins Learning Center, Room 001


Ka Riley
Director of University Writing Center 

Trisha Gracy
Consultant Coordinator

Writing Consultants

Ryan Thompson
Writing Consultant

Kenean Bekele
Writing Consultant

Karina Baganz
Writing Consultant

Deneen Sanchez
Writing Consultant

Eleanor Kriegel
Writing Consultant

Robyn Key
Writing Consultant in Training

Grace Hodges
Writing Consultant in Training

Jessica Findley
Writing Consultant in Training

Caroline Johnson
Writing Consultant in Training


Robyn Key

Joy Chesebro
Receptionist in Training

Kiara Plaster
Receptionist in Training

Gracie Hatley
Receptionist in Training

Kayla Harper
Receptionist in Training


Fall 2020 Hours
Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
*University hours may vary during holidays and breaks.


Appointments are strongly recommended and must be made at least one business day in advance of service. Please call 214-333-5474 to schedule an appointment.

Walk-ins are served on a first-come basis.

Patriot Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., by appointment only.


We are closed Monday through Thursday from 12 noon to 1 p.m and on Friday from 12 noon to 1:15 p.m for lunch. We faithfully close for Chapel on Monday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Please check the official DBU calendar for the holidays. We may close early the day prior to any holiday if the University is closing early. Hours also vary somewhat during breaks. Call for detailed information. We will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. We will also close at 4 p.m. on New Year's Eve.

COVID-19 Procedures

Please check back for COVID-related updates and for holiday closings and hours. The Writing Center remains committed to helping Dallas Baptist University students with their writing needs in conjunction with current safety guidelines. We have arranged our office to provide proper distancing and safeguards. In addition, we continue to utilize contact-free assistance through Blackboard's Collaborate.