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Writing Lab Annual Reports

The Writing Lab's annual report contains information and statistics about Writing Lab and Online Writing Lab (OWL) use, clients, special projects, and research in a given academic year.

A brief snapshot of the current year's report is below, but you can also download the complete 2019-2020 annual report as a PDF. Copies of past reports and annual English as a Second Language (ESL) reports can also be found below.

2019-2020 Summary

The Purdue Writing Lab’s annual report for May 13, 2019 to May 9, 2020 provides a summary of the services, research, engagement, staffing, and users for the Lab.

The Writing Lab and its staff of 31 graduate and 44 undergraduate tutors served the Purdue West Lafayette campus at Heavilon Hall and five satellite locations around campus. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 5,681 appointments were made by 2,030 clients. Approximately 67.25 percent of total visits were from international students representing over 80 countries. The Writing Lab maintained and upgraded the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) website, which saw 192,361,513 pageviews worldwide. The Writing Lab also continued to expand its services for multilingual writers, support for faculty across the disciplines, and outreach to all university writers.

Previous Years' Annual Reports

ESL & Online Writing Lab (OWL) Reports

ESL Reports

OWL Reports

Tutoring Schedule & Locations

Schedule a tutoring appointment at any location or register for our group programs with our online scheduler.

Please note: If you have issues logging in, please call the Writing Lab for assistance scheduling your appointment. We've prepared a helpful guide to using our online scheduler, WCO, for the first time.


Virtual Hours (Fall 2020)

Monday-Friday 9:00am - 9:00pm

Limited face-to-face consultations available by appointment. Please check WCO for availability.


Contact us

Phone: (765) 494-3723
Fax: (765) 494-3780

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