The writing centre provides free academic communication support for students, faculty, staff and alumni.
Our goal is to elevate and promote clear, effective writing and reading skills, as well as critical analytical skills across departments and curricula. We offer in-person, one-on-one tutoring, as well as workshops, in-class presentations, and online support.
Booked appointment hours, Room 115, Burke Building
- Monday - Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Saturday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
- Sunday: 11:00 pm - 3:00 pm
- Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Room 115, Burke Building
- Monday - Thursday: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Atrium 107
News & Announcements
The writing centre's writing centre, OWL Purdue
Free APA Style Tutorials
The Chicago Manual of Style Online - Submit a Question to the Style Q&A
Expanded help in citing social media in APA Style (Twitter, Facebook, and even Google+)
An excellent list of logical fallacies - An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments (Ali Almossawi)
Why never to use wikipedia as a reliable source of information - Revenge, ego and the corruption of Wikipedia (Salon.com)
70 Useful Sentences for Academic Writing (ThinkELT.com)
Words to Eliminate from Your Vocabulary (BusinessInsider)
What Students are Saying
"The tutor understands very well my points and knows what the professor is looking for. Thank you for your help."
"Very friendly and helpful. Provided good feedback in a constructive way & made me feel comfortable."
"I came in unsure of what exactly I needed. I was also unsure of the exact questions I should ask, but she steered me in the right direction and gave me pointers and tips that I was surprised to be given. Thank you!"
"I am in my 4th year, and this was my first experience with the writing centre. I think it might have been easier for my university writing career if I had come in [to the centre] sooner."
"This service has been very beneficial to me, and I will recommend it to my fellow students at the EMBA program."
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