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

We're Hiring Graduate Students!

The Writing Program is currently accepting applications!

Graduate students from all departments and divisions are encouraged to apply. Interested in learning more? Come to the Writing Program office (Stuart 330)* for one of our application info sessions:

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Early Bird Info Session: Jobs in the Writing Program, 2018-19

Interested in working for the Writing Program in 2018-19? Please join us for an information session about our jobs and our unified application process! 

Monday, December 4 at 12pm Writing Program Office (3rd floor of Harper, in the Cathey Learning Center) For more information about the application process and our positions, please visit our Jobs page.

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Graduate Writing Consultants Return in Autumn!

The Graduate Writing Consultant Summer Session has ended.

However, Graduate Writing Consultants return in Autumn quarter! Appointments will be available from Week 2 through Finals during Autumn, Winter and Spring. 

For more information about these one-on-one writing consultations, visit: https://writing-program.uchicago.edu/grads/gwcs

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Take LRS (Academic and Professional Writing, or the Little Red Schoolhouse) this Summer!

Rising 3rd and 4th year students in the College can take Academic and Professional Writing (Little Red Schoohouse, or LRS) during the Summer Session!

For more information about the Summer Session, visit: https://summer.uchicago.edu/uchicago-students

For more information about the course, visit: http://writing-program.uchicago.edu/courses/undergradLRS

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