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May 30, 2018

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The Weekly Writer

This summer, the Weekly Writer is published every two weeks while classes are in session. As always, please share this information with anyone who might be interested.

Writing Lab News & Events

Summer Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Our trained tutors assist all undergraduate and graduate students working on any writing project, in any stage of the writing process, May 14 - August 2. Online and in-person sessions are available.


The Writing Lab offers free workshops for all Purdue students, staff, and faculty to get hands-on practice with different aspects of writing in an interactive, small-group setting.

Revising Your Sentences—June 5
Citing and Documenting your Sources—June 19
Personal Statements—July 3
Résumés and CVs—July 17
Abstracts and Conference Proposals—July 31

All workshops are held in HEAV 220, 12:30 - 1:30 PM. Registration is required, so visit our online schedule and choose the "Group Workshops" schedule from the menu.

Conversation Groups

Visit our daily conversation groups to enhance your English language skills. Groups are free and open to Purdue students, staff, and faculty.

Mondays: 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Tuesdays (TV Snack Chat): 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Wednesdays: 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Thursdays: 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Held in HEAV 220 May 14th - August 2nd. Walk-ins welcome!

Hours of Operation

Summer 2018

May 14 – Aug 2

Main Location

Heavilon Hall, Room 226

Mon – Thurs
9 AM – 4 PM

9 AM – 1 PM

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Writing Tip of the Week

"I improve my writing when I discuss it with colleagues and think through their perspectives."

-Hadi B., Tutor

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To subscribe to this list, forward this message to our secretary, Chris Voeglein (cvoeglei@purdue.edu).

Writing Consultations

Schedule a writing consultation/tutoring appointment at any location or register for our group programs with our online schedulerFace-to-face (in-person), online (live video chat), and etutoring (emailed feedback) appointments available.

Please note: You must be a Purdue student, staff, or faculty member of the West Lafayette campus to use our writing consultation services or attend our group programs. For assistance scheduling your first appointment, we've prepared a helpful guide to using our online scheduler, WCO. 


Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Evening and weekend hours may be available at our satellite locations or virtually as late as 9:00 pm, please check our online schedule for details on current availability.

Contact us

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

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