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Welcome to the Purdue Writing Lab

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Student Tutor Guides

The guides on this page are intended to help student tutors working in the writing lab as they consult with other student writers. Please contact writing.lab@purdue.edu with any queries.

Consulting with Graduate Students

The purpose of this guide is to aid undergraduate students who will assist graduate-level writers as part of their work in the writing lab. It gives an introduction to genres common in graduate writing and describes a series of strategies for understanding the common "moves" in these genres. These include the Creating a Research Space (CARS) model.

Download the Consulting with Graduate Students Guide (PDF)

Date of current edition: August 2018

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.

Please note: If you have issues logging in, please call the Writing Center for assistance scheduling your appointment

Phone: 765-494-3723

Main Location and Hours (Spring 2020)

Heavilon 226
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Satellite Locations and Hours (Spring 2020)

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)
Gatewood Wing, Rooms 2138 & 2142
Wednesday: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Appointments required at all locations.