Who we are

The Writing Program provides writing assistance to all University divisions, schools, and academic and administrative programs.  We teach for-credit and non-credit courses, seminars, workshops, workshop series.  We also provide training in writing pedagogy, individual tutoring for undergraduates and graduate students, and consultations with faculty and staff on the writing needs of specific individuals, departments, and programs.  

A key to serving so many different constituencies is strong integration of writing instruction at many different levels.  Today's undergraduates are tomorrow's graduate students and professional school students.   We help undergraduates develop writing skills they will use throughout their careers. We help writers work within the disciplinary expectations of their fields, but also prepare writers to flourish in an academic and professional environment that is increasingly interdisciplinary and collaborative. 

Latest News and Announcements

Professional development workshop: evaluating your evals

Join the Writing Program in Stuart 330 for a workshop on how to learn the most from your student evalutions!   The workshop will be on Wednesday, January 18, at 11 AM.  

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Workshop on building an end-quarter teaching portfolio

Our final professional development workshop of the quarter will meet at 11AM on Monday, December 5 in Stuart 330.  We'll discuss the fine art of building an end-quarter portfolio that will allow you to reflect on this quarter's teaching and set priorities for the future.  You can see the quarterly schedule for our professional development workshops here.  

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Professional development workshop series this Autumn quarter.

This Autumn quarter, Writing Program employees can confer with us and their fellow writing wizards on common teaching condundrums during our Professional Development workshop series.  Meet with us each Monday at 11 AM in Stuart 330 to brush up your teaching skills. 

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Autumn quarter tutors for undergraduates.

Writing tutors for undergraduates will be available in Autumn quarter starting in Week Two and running through finals week.  See our schedule here

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