Overview of Writing Center Services

 

The Writing Center provides students assistance with:

  • Understanding assignments and expectations for academic and business writing
  • Writing for specific disciplines (WID)
  • Using sources, citations, quoting, and paraphrasing
  • Developing thesis statements, paragraphing, and organizing the text
  • Planning for writing research papers
  • Conducting research using library, and web resources
  • Writing resumes, and cover letters
  • Evaluating sources, integrating secondary material into a text, and writing annotated bibliographies
  • Developing business writing skills (e.g. effective e-mails, letters, reports, and web material)
  • Using language correctly and effectively (e.g. grammar, spelling, vocabulary, terminology)

And particularly for graduate students:

  • Preparing conference presentations
  • Developing and writing Capstone Projects and dissertations