A professional academic writing resource

The Writing Skills Improvement Program (WSIP) was established over 30 years ago in order to help students at the University of Arizona improve their writing skills and achieve academic success.


Our program has a carefully selected staff of expert and committed writing specialists. These specialists work one-on-one with students, staff, faculty, and community members worldwide across all disciplines and professional environments. WSIP also offers regular writing workshops, custom workshops, and summer writing institutes.

2017 Graduate Writing Institute Open for Applications

We are now accepting applications to the 2017 Graduate Writing Institute! Learn more at this link.

Find us at our new location in the Geranimo Building on the SE corner of University and Euclid.

Parking is available nearby. Please call in advance if you have questions.

Register for WSIP Services

New to WSIP? If you've never registered with us before, please do so here.
To schedule a tutoring appointment, please click here.
If you have already registered with us but have to update your contact or any other information, please click here.

Upcoming Workshops

February 27, 2017 - 2:00pm
This workshop will focus on enhancing clarity by improving grammar and style at the sentence level. Learn how to writer clearer, more concise sentences by eliminating problems such as unclear pronoun...
March 1, 2017 - 10:00am
In this workshop, we are defining position papers as brief (2-5 pages) analytical/persuasive documents that focus on arguing in favor or against a very precise and narrow topic/issue discussed in a...
March 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
In this workshop, we will discuss the differences between Curricula Vitae (CVs) and resumes, examine best practices for each, and get started creating or refining the way we present our best...