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June 27, 2018


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This summer, the Weekly Writer is published every two weeks while classes are in session. As always, please share this information with anyone who might be interested.

Writing Lab News & Events

Closed for Independence Day

The Writing Lab will be closed Wednesday, July 4, 2018. We will reopen for our normal hours on Thursday, July 5th.

Summer Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Our trained tutors assist all undergraduate and graduate students working on any writing project, in any stage of the writing process, May 14 - August 2. Online and in-person sessions are available.


The Writing Lab offers free workshops for all Purdue students, staff, and faculty to get hands-on practice with different aspects of writing in an interactive, small-group setting.

Personal Statements—July 3
Résumés and CVs—July 17
Abstracts and Conference Proposals—July 31

All workshops are held in HEAV 220, 12:30 - 1:30 PM. Registration is required, so visit our online schedule and choose the "Group Workshops" schedule from the menu.

Conversation Groups

Visit our daily conversation groups to enhance your English language skills. Groups are free and open to Purdue students, staff, and faculty.

Mondays: 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Tuesdays: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Wednesdays: 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Thursdays (TV Snack Chat): 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Held in HEAV 220 May 14th - August 2nd. Walk-ins welcome!


Hours of Operation

Summer 2018

May 14 – Aug 2

Main Location

Heavilon Hall, Room 226

Mon – Thurs
9 AM – 4 PM

9 AM – 1 PM

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Writing Tip of the Week

"Keep a journal of things that inspire you (hardcopy or electronic). Pictures, quotes, fonts, events, anything you want. I love using Pinterest."

-Liz W., Tutor


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