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The KU Writing Center serves all KU constituencies: students, staff, faculty, and community. KU Writing Center’s Endowment fund supports our consultant education program and events for student staff, as well as their travel to professional conferences. Here’s what we can do with even more donations from YOU:

$250 FUNDS - Consultant education in specialized writing tutoring for creative writers, international scholars, or students with disabilities.

$500 FUNDS - Materials, refreshments, and student wages for twice-yearly All-Staff meetings.

$1,000 FUNDS - Travel, lodging and per diem expenses for a writing consultant presenting a workshop at a national conference.

$5,000 FUNDS - Support for a Graduate Assistant to participate in administrative and outreach activities for one semester.

$25,000 FUNDS - Seed money for a campus-wide Writing Fellows program open to any department providing matching funds.

Please see our Annual Report for more information.

How to donate to the Writing Center

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Click here to access the KU Endowment donation page. After you designate your gift amount, you can fill in the “My gift will benefit” box with the words “KU Writing Center.”

Quick Question?

Not sure how to cite a source in a particular style? Want to double-check punctuation in a sentence?    Ask a writing consultant! Allow 24 hours for a response.

Do you have a question about the Writing Center or our services? E-mail us.

Meet the writer: Rute Muniz. KU undergrad, majoring in social work with a minor in public policy. First-year student from Brazil. Long-term goal: work to end child trafficking, both by helping single individuals and by making a difference on a global scale in terms of policy. Office Assistant at the KU Writing Center. “Writing is one of my basic needs. Not that I will physically die if I don’t write, but I will lose my glow, part of my personality. I write everywhere, anytime I feel inspired: at my classes, in the hallways, at my room, in my mind. I write to express how I feel, what I want to feel, and what I need to feel. I write to release forgiveness. I write to question, to argue, but also to think over things. I write to define who I am and distort what I once defined. Even if it is a paper for a class, I am always trying to make sense of it in my life. I write for many or for a few, for the called sane and the called crazy, because I have a little bit of both of them in me.” Want to hear more from Rute? Follow her on Twitter @callherute and Instagram @rutecmuniz. #writersofku #thisiswhatawriterlookslike (Photo credit: Katie Elliott)
"Writing is one of my basic needs. I write to define who I am."--Rute Muniz, KU 1st-year #thisiswhatawriterlookslike http://t.co/TzNBqvbMmZ

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