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General Writing Workshops

Fall 2021 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.

Workshops are from 2:30-3:30 PM, in HEAV 220, on the dates below. In the event that a workshop needs to be rescheduled, the listed backup dates will be followed. To sign up, use the Group Programs tab in MyWCO using the online scheduler.

Workshop details
Improving Resumes
  • Date: Wednesday, September 1
  • Description: Applying for an on-campus or off-campus job? Need help getting started or updating your resume? Join us for advice and support.
Improving Cover Letters 
  • Date: Wednesday, September 22
  • Description: Whether you're applying to a job/internship or crafting your cover letter for future opportunities, we would love to support you as you start, draft, and/or revise.
Citing & Documenting Sources
  • Date: Wednesday, October 20
  • Description: 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.

Strategies for Self-revision and Self-editing

  • Date: Wednesday, November 10
  • Description: Join us to learn strategies for revising and editing your academic, professional, and personal writing

For more information, contact our Writing Lab Associate Director.

Past Workshop Videos


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. 

Heavilon Hours

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


Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

HSSE Hours

Monday 1 pm - 9 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 11 am
Wednesday 12 pm - 3 pm / 6 pm - 9 pm
Friday 12 pm - 3 pm

Contact us

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

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