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WAC at Purdue

Purdue University does not have a formal WAC or WID program. However, Purdue's Writing Lab serves as an informal WAC support facility because its purpose is to assist all Purdue students as they write papers and reports for any class on campus. Further, Purdue's Online Writing Lab offers many helpful resources for teachers who would like to incorporate writing into their curriculum and for students who are writing across the disciplines.

Helpful WAC sections of the Purdue OWL

Research and Documentation Across the Disciplines The following links direct students and teachers to Purdue OWL resources on research and documentation across the disciplines.

Discipline-Specific Resources

WAC Programs Nationally

Many colleges and universities have formal WAC or WID programs. Because of the national interest in WAC, some of these colleges and universities have sites for their programs that explain how writing across the curriculum works at their institution and that offer ideas and resources for teachers and administrators interested in WAC. Additionally, many sites include writing resources for students. A few of these programs are listed below:

  • Campus Writing Program, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Campus Writing Program, University of Missouri Columbia
  • Writing Across Communities, University of New Mexico
  • Writing Across the Curriculum, George Mason University
  • Writing Across the Curriculum, Georgia State University
  • Writing Across the Curriculum, Howard University
  • Writing Across the Curriculum, MIT
  • Writing Across the Curriculum, Philadelphia University
  • Writing Across the Curriculum, University of Pittsburgh
  • Writing Across the Curriculum, University of Richmond
  • Writing Across the Curriculum, University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Writing Across the Curriculum, Wright State University
  • Writing Across the Curriculum, Youngstown State University
  • The Writing Initiative, The University of Kentucky
  • The Writing Program, Carleton College