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Writing Lab Annual Reports

The Writing Lab's annual report contains information and statistics about On-Campus Writing Lab and Online Writing Lab 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 2021-2022 annual report as a PDF. Copies of past reports and annual English as a Second Language (ESL) reports can also be found below.

2021-2022 Summary

The Purdue Writing Lab’s annual report for the 2021-2022 academic year provides a summary of the services, research, engagement, staffing, and users for the Lab. The OWL and its staff, faculty, and graduate and undergraduate writing consultants served the Purdue West Lafayette campus virtually and on-campus. During the 2021- 22 academic year, 5,756 visits were made by 1,192 clients. Approximately 55.91 percent of total visits were from international students representing over 36 countries. The Purdue OWL website saw 181,748,252 pageviews worldwide from 42,770,807 unique users. The OWL also continued to assess and update 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