Working through an article for publication or your dissertation? Struggling with framing the background concepts that are integral to your work? Just looking for a better way to control your writing process when working with a large number of references?

More focused than the general Research and Writing Bootcamps that the Grad. School Writing Center put on earlier this month with the University Libraries, our Literature Review Workshop will clarify this specific genre across the disciplines.

We’ll be holding 2 sessions on November 13th–more details to follow soon!



Grad. Student Research and Writing Bootcamps

New to research at the graduate level or just need a refresher?  Not sure how to move from research to writing?  Join us on either October 7 or October 8 for a Graduate Student Research and Writing Bootcamp, presented by the Libraries and The Graduate School Writing Center. This five-hour crash course in research and writing skills will cover graduate-specific library privileges, effective research and citation practices, and writing from sources.  Participants will receive a certificate verifying their completion of the course. Space is limited. For more information, please contact The Graduate School Writing Center To register, click a link below (the same content will be covered each day).

October 7, 10 am to 3 pm:

October 8, 10 am to 3 pm:


Working on your dissertation this summer? Your dissertation proposal? Or just want to get an article out the door?

The Writing Fellows are available all summer long, starting June 2.

Graduate School Writing Center Grand Opening!

Click here to read about our Grand Opening on April 14.


Spring 2014

We’ve moved!

The Office of Writing Initiatives is now located in 5100 B McKeldin Library. All consultations are held in this location.

To get to us, take the front elevator or stairs in McKeldin Library to the fifth floor. Once on the fifth floor, follow the yellow arrows through the quiet study area to our office.

Here’s a view of the fifth floor, looking at the central stairs and the two front elevators.

Map to our office

Here’s a view of the entire fifth floor.

5th floor McKeldin map revised