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Posted on October 31st, 2018 by Katie Sams

Happy Halloween from all of us here at the Writing Center! If your paper is looking just as terrifying as ghosts and goblins go online and make an appointment with us! http://uwconline.iupui.edu Have fun and stay safe out there! 

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Posted on October 18th, 2018 by Katie Sams

With midterms on the rise and finals practically around the corner, don’t worry, we are here to help! Since slots have been filling up rather quickly, here are some things to remember when you want to schedule a session. Schedule appointments ahead of time Since the midterm paper struggle is upon us, scheduling an appointment …

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Posted on October 11th, 2018 by Katie Sams

Happy Fall Break! Take this time to drink your Pumpkin Spice Lattes, go pumpkin patching, buy halloween candy, and catch up on homework! Use this break to enjoy the fall air, and everything else fall, you deserve it! The Writing Center will be open on Friday Oct. 12th in both locations from 8 a.m. to …

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Posted on September 26th, 2018 by Katie Sams

Yes, midterms are here you are not imagining it. Now that we have claimed our unassigned assigned seats, done a few a assignments, and in a groove we’ve come to the middle of the semester. There’s nothing to freak out about when it comes to midterms, but they are something you have to keep in …

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Posted on August 20th, 2018 by Katie Sams

UWC Blog: Welcome Back! Written by: James The University Writing Center is excited to welcome all new and returning students back to campus for another wonderful Fall Semester at IUPUI. We will be taking our normal appointments next week. In the meantime, here are a few tips and tricks that some of our veteran consultants …

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Posted on April 30th, 2018 by Katie Sams

Today is the last full day of school! Yay! While we aren’t completely out of the woods yet with finals coming up we have awesome news. We’re open during finals week! Where ever you in the writing process we can help, all you have to do is make an appointment! We also have even more …

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Posted on April 16th, 2018 by Katie Sams

Written by: Sydney Sparks It was the second week of December, and all my papers were due. As is common for many of my fellow English majors, I had put off nearly all of them. I mean sure I had worked on them in the previous weeks… but not nearly as much as I should …

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Posted on March 21st, 2018 by Katie Sams

Myth: You’re A Bad Writer Written By: Rachel Fisher First of all, you are not a bad writer. Second of all, everyone has room to develop. Writers produce writing in a variety of different ways, and all writing pieces have room for improvement. The University Writing Center is a resource to help with this development …

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Posted on March 1st, 2018 by Katie Sams

During the first draft most have no idea where they are going. Instead of just staring at the screen for hours and hours, all you need to do is just start typing. The first draft is where you get out the main ideas, but what some don’t realize is how sloppy it can actually be. …

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Posted on November 30th, 2017 by mtrehan

By JJ Gramlich, Peer Consultant, University Writing Center Conclusions are irritating. Conclusions are my intellectual exhaustion manifested onto a page; they feel nauseatingly redundant and anticlimactic. I’ve just written a 4-10 page paper justifying my support or knowledge of a concept, so why do I need to regurgitate these ideas into what ultimately amounts to …

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