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UW-Waukesha Writing Center

What is The Writing Center?

The Writing Center @ UW-Waukesha provides a variety of resources to encourage all student writers on campus to grow. Our goal is not simply to create a better paper but to create better writers. We can help with brainstorming, developing ideas, rough drafts, thesis statements, MLA and APA citation, transitions, arguments and persuasion, introductions and conclusions, and paragraph organization, just to name a few. We work with writers of all writing levels (beginner to advance), as well as students in all subjects.


UW-Colleges Online Writing Lab

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a free online writing resource open to students at any UW Colleges campus. The OWL can help you improve your writing and get better grades.

Any student may submit essays or short papers to the OWL and receive feedback and suggestions from a trained student writing tutor within just a couple of days.

The OWL also offers:

  • Tips for essay writing
  • Information about common grammar and punctuation errors
  • Documentation guidelines for the Chicago Manual of Style,  Modern Language Association and American Psychological Association

Check out the OWL webpage for information on how to submit a paper, get grammar and punctuation rules, and citation help.