Resources for Graduate Students

UWC Resources

The UWC has resources for academic writers of all stages, including presentations, videos, and handouts that cover everything from grammar to citation styles. Presentations developed specifically for graduate students include Transitioning from College to Graduate Writing and The Dissertation Genre and Professional Writing Habits.

You are also welcome to visit our UWC Library, which contains books on discipline-specific writing styles, dissertation writing, and other topics relevant to writing in graduate school. Our books cannot be checked out, but you are welcome to stay and read them.

Additional Resources

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    Campus Resources

    We’ve compiled a list of on-campus resources, such as the Counseling and Mental Health Center, Child Development Center and Financial Services. >>>

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    General Academic Writing

    Here you’ll find popular resources like how to hire an editor and tips on starting your own writing group. >>>

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    For Doctoral Advisors

    These are resources to help faculty members who are teaching and mentoring doctoral students. >>>

Resources by Genre & Discipline

ESL Writer’s Handbook

Nigel Caplan, Grammar Choices for Graduate and Professional Writers – Resources compiled by Professor Nigel Caplan, specialist in Applied Linguistics and language support for scholarly writing.

Purdue OWL: ESL

Popular Links

Hire an Editor

While the UWC does not provide editing services, here are tips on hiring a freelance editor.

Writing Log Template

Keep track of your progress with our helpful writing log template.

Starting a Writing Group

We offer tips on how to start a writing group of your own.