University Writing Centers

University writing centers can be useful resources for writers. Some of them are free and they are loaded with articles, how-to advice and links to additional resources. The writing center websites we mentioned below all contain articles and resources that offer advice on grammar, style and more. We have highlighted a few of them and provided an alphabetical list of centers below.

Purdue OWL: The Purdue OWL is the best known of the university writing centers. It has tons of advice in the form of articles, guides and videos about all types of writing.

Sweetland Writing Center: The Sweetland Center for Writing is located at the University of Michigan. Some of the online writing resources and handouts cover essay writing, thesis papers, grammar, common mistakes and more.

The Writing Center at UNC: UNC's Writing Center has a large collection of helpful articles about writing papers, citations, style, specific writing assignments and more. Click on the Tips & Tools section to get the online handouts. Some videos are also provided.

The Writing Center at University of Wisconsin-Madison: UW-Madison's Writing Center offers an online writer's handbook. The handbook provides guidance on creating different types of documents, such as literary analysis, proposals, research papers and resumes. It also includes grammar advice, information about writing process and structure, making revisions to your papers and more.

TAMU Writing Center: The Texas A&M Writing Center includes a large collection of hundreds of writing guides covering academic writing, creative writing, presentations, grammar, punctuation, citing, professional writing and more.

UF Writing Studio: The University of Florida Writing Center is now known as the UF Writing Studio. Some of the online writing resources include citation guides, resume writing tips, grammar videos and more.

George Mason University Writing Center: The GMU Writing Center offers some quick guides covering a variety of writing skills, tasks and processes.



Here is an alphabetical list of university writing centers:

Amherst College Writing Center

ASU Writing Center

Brigham Young University (BYU) Writing Center

DePaul University Center for Writing-based Learning (UCWbL)

Fairfield University Writing Center

George Mason University Writing Center

Harvard College Writing Center

Kennesaw State University (KSU) Writing Center

MIT Writing and Communication Center

Northwestern University: The Writing Place

NYU Writing Center

Purdue University OWL

Temple University Writing Center

Texas A&M University (TAMU) Writing Center

Texas Tech University Writing Center

San Diego State University (SDSU) Writing Center

San Jose State University (SJSU) Writing Center

Sweetland Writing Center

UC San Diego Writing Hub

UIC Writing Center

University of Central Florida Writing Center

University of Florida Writing Studio

University of Kansas Writing Center

UNF Writing Center

University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center

University of North Carolina Writing Center

University of Notre Dame Writing Center

University of Texas Writing Center

Utah State University (USU) Writing Center

Utah Valley University (UVU) Writing Center

Yale Writing Lab


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