Writing is an essential Skill
Make an appointment, or come as a walk-in (based on availability) to work one-on-one with a Writing Center consultant collaboratively on your academic, professional, or even personal paper or writing-based project.
Clarkson’s Writing Center hosts workshops designed to aid students on developing written communication skills or tackle specific forms of written deliverables. Faculty may also request custom presentations in the classroom.
Join us in developing your passion for writing outside the classroom. We offer a number of opportunities to foster your passion for writing and work with campus and community resources to create real-world opportunities to hone your skills.
The CUwrite portal of Clarkson’s Writing Center offers an array of easily-accessible resources to help students and members of the campus develop their writing skills and to aid in improving written academic papers and other projects.
Are you stuck somewhere in the writing process and feel like you could use some help? Clarkson's Writing Center provides one-on-one consultation in a collaborative environment to help you develop and improve your written papers or projects. From academic papers of all sorts like lab reports, essays, research papers, honors theses, presentations, and conference posters -- to post-grad and professional projects like grad school essays, resumes, cover letters, professional websites and even LinkedIn content, we're here to assist. Schedule an appointment (ideally!), or walk-in if we have an opening, and bring your paper, assignment, and desire to improve, and let's get writing!
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Zhan came to Clarkson as a first-generation international college student after her mother moved to the U.S. to give her a brighter future. Shy when she landed in our Writing Center, Zhan practically lived here over her four years, working with consultants to improve her Univ 190 journal entries in her first year, running through Read more about Our October Success: Zhan Wen Li (’16)[…]
We have found in the Writing Center that sometimes students who come to us with a recommendation by a professor to seek our help feel embarrassed to do so. “I wish we could do something to minimize the perceived stigma that improving your writing is somehow indicative of lack of intellect or academic promise,” says Read more about Improving your Writing: Fight the Stigma![…]
Many students who come to the Writing Center in the early stages of their papers or projects say they are stuck and are not certain what overarching point to make (a claim, in argument; a thesis statement in essay). When we as writing consultants start asking questions, it becomes clear that some students didn’t fully Read more about Writing Tip: Reading?[…]
What can we say about Jonathan? Jonathan Bramsen attests to the fact he didn’t use Clarkson’s Writing Center services in the first two years of his undergraduate experience and in retrospect, he wished he had. However, student journeys through academic preparation sometimes take a more winding, meandering path, and that is certainly the case with Read more about September Success Jonathan Bramsen (’14)[…]
The Clarkson Writing Center would like to welcome back writers for the beginning of what promises to be a successful and memorable 2017-2018 academic year. If you are reading this, you have found your way to our WordPress site, created to be a more dynamic way to provide instructional material to improve writing skills across Read more about Welcome Back Writers![…]