Tutoring Schedule & Locations

Visit us in Heavilon Hall 226, Purdue University, West Lafayette campus.

To make a tutoring appointment, call 765-494-3723. 

Summer 2015 

Heavilon Hall

Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 4:00pm

Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm

 

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Writing Lab Annual Reports

The Writing Lab's annual report contains information and statistics about Writing Lab and Online Writing Lab (OWL) use, clients, special projects, and research in a given academic year. A brief snapshot of the current year's report is below, along with a link to a PDF version of the entire report. Copies of past reports can also be found below.

2013-2014 Summary

The Purdue Writing Lab Annual Report for May 20, 2013 to May 9, 2014 describes the Lab’s services and users as well as staff responsibilities, research, and engagement. The Writing Lab and its 17 graduate and 24 undergraduate tutors served the Purdue campus at four locations (one main and three satellites). The Writing Lab was used over 5,682 times by over 2,146 individual clients. The Writing Lab provided more than 3,871 one-to-one tutoring consultations, and these sessions were rated as helpful by 90% of users. Users of in-Lab consultations came from more than 50 countries. The Lab also maintained Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) website, which served 246,338,576 pages worldwide and responded to 2,175 individual questions via our OWL Mail service. Learning, Engagement, and Discovery initiatives and accomplishments included 16 conference presentations and invited lectures by staff and the completion of a project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop an interactive extension of the OWL for high school students.

Here is a brief summary listing the numbers of consultations and other services provided over the past year.

 

Heavilon Hall Writing Lab

Number of individual clients:  2,146 users

Number of total visits:  5,682 visits

One-to-One Consultations:  3,871 sessions

ESL Conversation Groups: 884 visits

In-Lab/In-Class Workshops:  34 workshops attended by 523 students

Instructor Brown Bags:  17 workshops attended by 162 instructors

 

Materials and Electrical Engineering Building Satellite Writing Lab

Number of individual clients: 128 users

One-to-one consultations: 149 sessions

 

Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education Library Satellite Writing Lab

Number of individual clients: 106 users

One-to-one consultations:  185 sessions

 

Latino Cultural Center Satellite Writing Lab

Number of individual clients: 71 users

One-to-one consultations:  78 sessions

 

Online Writing Lab

In the 2013-2014 academic year, the OWL served 246,338,576 page views. 

Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) received 3,256 formal requests for links during the 2013-2014 academic year. The OWL is content-rich, offering student-centered materials addressing many different aspects of the writing process:  brainstorming, citation, usage, style, grammar, English as a Second Language (ESL) writing, and discipline-specific writing concerns. The OWL offers specific materials that instructors around the world can use to supplement their teaching at other colleges, universities, and k-12 institutions across the country and around the world. The OWL Mail service allows users to email quick questions about writing that are answered by the Writing Lab’s tutoring staff. Staff responded to 2,175 questions.

 

Additional Information

For details about Writing Lab and OWL outreach, use, and research, please download the complete 2013-2014 annual report in PDF format, available here.

Previous Years' Annual Reports

To access the 2012-2013 annual report in PDF format, click here

To access the 2011-2012 annual report in PDF format, click here

To access the 2010-2011 annual report in PDF format, click here

To access the 2009-2010 annual report in PDF format, click here.

To access the 2008-2009 annual report in PDF format, click here.

To access the 2007-2008 annual report in PDF format, click here.

To access the 2006-2007 annual report in PDF format, click here 

To access the 2005-2006 annual report in PDF format, click here.

To access the 2004-2005 annual report in PDF format, click here.

To access the 2003-2004 annual report in PDF format, click here.

To access the 2002-2003 annual report in PDF format, click here.

To access the 2001-2002 annual report in PDF format, click here       

To access the 1999-2000 annual report in PDF format, click here

To access the 1998-1999 annual report in PDF format, click here

To access the 1997-1998 annual report in PDF format, click here

To access the 1996-1997 annual report in PDF format, click here

To access the 1995-1996 annual report in PDF format, click here.

To access the 1994-1995 annual report in PDF format, click here

To access the 1993-1994 annual report in PDF format, click here.

To access the 1991-1992 annual report in PDF format, click here.

To access the 1990-1991 annual report in PDF format, click here    

To access the Summer 1993 report in PDF format, click here

To access the Summer 1992 report in PDF format, click here

To access the Summer 1991 report in PDF format, click here

ESL & Online Writing Lab (OWL) Reports

ESL Reports

To access the 2013-2014 Purdue Writing Lab ESL report in PDF format, click here

OWL Reports

To access the 1997-1998 Purdue OWL report in PDF format, click here



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