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General Writing Workshops

Spring 2019 Workshops

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.

Please sign up in advance with our online scheduler. All workshops are held on Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30 pm in HEAV 220.

The following workshops will be offered during Summer 2019

Résumés and CVs
  • Date: May 22
  • Facilitated by: Johnay and Javan
  • Audience: All
  • Description: Questions about your résumés or CV? Attend this workshop to learn about what to include and how to improve your job documents.
How to Write a Literature Review
  • Date: June 5
  • Facilitated by: Steven and Gentry
  • Audience: Graduate Students
  • Description: This workshop will focus on helping you develop strategies for writing effective literature reviews.
Citing and Documenting your Sources
  • Date: June 19
  • Facilitated by: Elizabeth and Gentry
  • Audience: All
  • Description: Sometimes style guides and citations can be tricky to navigate. At this workshop, you will learn how to properly cite and document sources in your writing.
Revising your Sentences
  • Date: July 3
  • Facilitated by: Elise and Heather
  • Audience: All
  • Description: At this workshop, you’ll learn how to make sentence level edits that focus on conscision, variety, and clarity.
Résumés and CVs
  • Date: July 17
  • Facilitated by: Isaac and Caroline
  • Audience: All
  • Description: Questions about your résumés or CV? Attend this workshop to learn about what to include and how to improve your job documents.
Abstracts and Conference Proposals
  • Date: July 31
  • Facilitated by: Elise and Vicki
  • Audience: Graduate Students
  • Description: Planning on submitting your work to a conference? Attend this workshop to learn how to write and improve your abstract and conference proposal.

For more information, contact our Writing Lab Associate Director.

Tutoring Schedule & Locations

Visit us in Heavilon Hall 226, Purdue University, West Lafayette campus.

Schedule a tutoring appointment at any location with our online scheduler.

Phone: 765-494-3723

Spring 2019 Hours
Heavilon 226
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM


Satellite Locations and Hours

Spring 2019

Hicks Undergraduate Library
Tuesday - Thursday: 2:00 - 4:30 PM

HSSE Library - Collaborative Study Center (CSC)
Monday: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Asian American and Asian Resource and Culture Center (AAARCC)
Tuesday: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Wednesday: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Appointments required at all locations.