The GRC provides writing services for the diverse needs of academic writing.
"As graduate students we work very hard on our writing and it's so beneficial to have one more set of eyes to go over our writing and help us make it even better. I would recommend all of the GRC services to other students, but the writing is one that I would suggest you don't take for granted."
Writing consultants provide 60-minute individual meetings for writing in all disciplines for all registered graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Writing consultants can review:
The Dissertation Boot Camps provides an intensive three-day writing opportunity for graduate students during any stage of writing the dissertationwriting process. The boot camp format includes:
Three days of structured writing time in a quiet, distraction-free setting
Brief lessons on goal setting and sustainable writing practices
Individualized writing consultation meetings to address specific writing needs
Opportunities for continued, peer-driven dissertation writing sessions
Contact the GRC to find out when the next Dissertation Boot Camp is scheduled.
Write-ins provide dedicated times for participants to do more than write quietly in the same room. Write-ins promote the development of healthy writing habits and instant access to a GRC writing consultant. Participants set goals for the write-in, keep each other accountable for their goals, and are often surprised by hw much they can write when they are free of distractions.
ESL/ELL Academic Writing Series
This series of workshops addresses the specific grammar and language mechanics confronted by writers whose first language is not English. Taught in tandem with native speakers who excel in English writing, these workshop target the unique needs of first language speakers of Korean, Chinese, Farsi and Spanish to address problems common to their native language group. The workshops will take place in winter quarter.