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Writing Help Desk

Need a second pair of eyes to review your paper? 

The Writing Help Desk is available both on-campus and online. The Help Desk is designed to help students improve academic writing skills.

On-Campus Writing Help Desk

The Help Desk will help students clarify concepts, improve critical thinking, develop paragraphs and transitions, work on organization, increase vocabulary, incorporate and correctly document secondary sources, and write logical, grammatically correct, clear sentences.

The Writing Help Desk is located in Conn Library and is available Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., several evenings per week and Fridays from 8 a.m. to noon.

Online Writing Help Desk

For papers eight pages or less in length, an online Writing Help Desk is available during the week by emailing onlinewritinghelpdesk@wsc.edu.

1. Email your paper to onlinewritinghelpdesk@wsc.edu (Please include a brief description of the assignment's directions and your time availability.)

2. Then, look for a return email by 1 p.m. the following day.

Guidelines for paper submissions:

  • Any paper less than eight pages; small sections can be emailed for review for longer papers.
  • Only one submission per student per day will be accepted.
  • We do not proofread take home tests or quizzes.
  • Cover letters and applications may be submitted for review.