The Writing Center

Welcome to The Writing Center.  Writing well is critical for more than just your academic success.  It can give you an advantage in the workplace, and often, increases your salary.  The Writing Center is here to help you with everything from brushing up on grammar basics to putting the final touches on a paper.

Many colleges and universities have excellent writing websites with tutorials. Here are links to two terrific sites with extensive writing resources.

      Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)           

      Odegaard Writing and Research Center


Submitting an Essay through

All essays must be submitted through TurnItIn.  Before submitting an essay, you must have a TurnItIn account. Instructions for setting up an account and a links to the Student Training website are below.

         TurnItIn Student Training                             TurnItIn Quick Start Guide                                TurnItIn – Creating an Account


Resources for Common Core Writing

        Narrative Writing                                     Informative/Explanatory Writing


        Argument Writing                                    Document-Based Questions (DBQ)


        Grammar and Punctuation                      Research-Based Projects


        MLA Format and Citing Sources             Introductions, Conclusions and Body Paragraphs


Support and Feedback

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