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KU Graduate Students

Make an Appointment

Don't wait in line! Schedule a time to work with a writing consultant at our Anschutz or Watson locations by using our online appointment system or calling 785-864-2399.


Feedback via E-mail

Submit your writing online and receive a response by e-mail within 48 hours (except weekends). Available to all KU students and staff during the spring, summer, and fall semesters.


Graduate Student Writing Groups

Our graduate student writing groups provide participants with a community of writers as well as a sense of accountability. They complement our other types of support like the Write-Ins (Fall, Spring), and graduate student writing consultations.


Graduate Research/Write-In

Whether you are preparing for your comprehensive exams, writing your dissertation or dissertation prospectus, editing a paper for publication, writing a book review or fellowship application, we invite you to join us.


Additional Writing Support

Dissertation Distress/Thesis Torment Group

This group is for graduate students who are working on a dissertation or thesis. The focus is on problem solving, taking positive action, and staying motivated. It is open to students in all graduate programs.

Graduate Writing Program

The KU Graduate Writing Program offers writing and presentation classes, a writing group, and workshops for graduate students and faculty. Classes include GS 750 (Professional Writing); GS 700 (Thesis and Dissertation Writing); GS 706 Professional Presentations, and GS 710 (Thesis and Dissertation Writing Tutorial).


Quick Question?

Do you have a quick writing question? Not sure how to cite a particular source? Want to double-check correct semi-colon usage?  Ask a writing consultant.

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

Have you received your first writing assignment for the semester? Rock it with help from the KU Writing Center! We have appointments available today and Sunday. Snag yours at http://www.writing.ku.edu


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