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KU Graduate Students

Make an Appointment

Don't wait in line! Schedule a 60-minute appointment to work with a graduate 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 3 business days. 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.


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.

Looking for help on that grant you've been working on? There's a grant writing workshop at the Kansas Union, this Thursday at 10 am. You can also bring your proposal to the Writing Center for a one-on-one review and/or check out our writing guide on writing funding applications: http://writing.ku.edu/funding-applications
Funding Applications | KU Writing Center
Grant writing is a useful skill for students, staff, and faculty, as well as for anyone working at a non-profit organization. Grants are similar to contracts and exist between a funding organization or institution and a group or individual. Often grants are specific sources of money awarded for part…

Also come in for a 1-on-1 review of your draft or use our guide on applying for funding! http://t.co/rC9RKg77Y1 http://t.co/1PlEP7oJ1c
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