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Student Handbook

Writing Center


The Writing Center, 209C William Allen White Library, works with all divisions and departments in the university to assist writers (from freshmen to graduate students and faculty) in preparing for the practical, real-life applications of writing in the workplace as well as in the academic world. At the Writing Center, writers will get individual, personalized advice on such issues as selecting and narrowing a topic, organizing and developing ideas, revising drafts, and editing final copies. The Writing Center also answers questions at:

Writing Center:


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The trained consultants at the Writing Center offer their assistance free of charge. Writers may drop in anytime the Writing Center is open or call ahead for appointments. Visit the Writing Center’s website at <>, for more information regarding services, online consultations, and current hours of operation. Graduate students and distance learners may contact the dedicated graduate consultant.