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Communication Center

The WMU Haworth Communication Center is a free service for business students to strengthen and professionalize their communication skills. We are an inclusive and judgment-free space for any student looking for feedback on their writing, speaking and presenting.

Effective communication is the number one skill employers look for when they seek new hires, according to Our goal is to help prepare students to communicate clearly and effectively now and in their future careers.

Quick facts

  • What we can help with
    • Assignments.
    • Resumes and cover letters.
    • APA and other citation styles.
    • Preparation for case competitions.
    • Scholarship essays and graduate school applications.
    • Presentations—We have a dedicated space for students to practice delivering presentations alongside their slide decks. Our consultant will give feedback on tone, body language, clarity of message and any other aspects the student or group would like to discuss. We can also provide a recording of the presentation to review after the consultation.
    • Oral communication skills, including interviewing, pitch presentations and more.
  • What to expect
    • Our consultant will ask questions to understand where you are in the assignment.
    • Together we can brainstorm, edit or polish your assignment or presentation.
    • Our consultants will provide guidance and targeted feedback on your specific written, oral and visual communication concerns.
  • How to schedule an appointment
    • If this is your first visit to the center, you will need to create an account. After logging in to our online appointment system, you can schedule an appointment.
    • Consultations are offered virtually and in person. You can book a 30- or 60-minute consultation, depending on your needs.
    • Please cancel or reschedule your appointment if you are unable to attend to allow other students to take the empty slot.
  • What to bring
    • Printed copy of your draft.
    • Assignment instructions and/or rubric.
    • Any other materials relevant to your project.
  • Things to consider
    • If you need to practice a presentation longer than 10 minutes, we advise booking a 60-minute consultation.
    • You may schedule your consultation as a group or individual.
    • We offer both in-person and virtual consultations.
    • We accept drop-in consultations as available.
  • Faculty assistance

    Our staff can visit your classroom or you can schedule a time for your class to visit the center by completing this form.

  • Further questions

    You can send a brief question via Microsoft Teams or email to and one of our consultants will get back to you as soon as possible.

    If your questions are more complex than can be answered in 10 minutes, we may write back to suggest you schedule an appointment.

Get credit!

Any one visit counts for Student Professional Readiness Series credit. In addition, the WMU Haworth Communication Center hosts a variety of workshops throughout the year, which also count for SPuRS credit!

  • Contact us

    Closed until September 2

    10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Tuesday through Thursday
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    3445 Schneider Hall

    (269) 387-6414