Workshop Series

Regular Writing Workshops Fall 2017

Regular writing workshops cover all aspects of college writing and are free and open to the entire UA and local Tucson communities. Online registration is required; registration for an individual workshop opens two weeks before that workshop.


Mondays, 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Wednesdays 10:00am - 10:50am


Geronimo Building, Room 216 (800 E. University Blvd., SE corner University Blvd. and Euclid Ave.)


If you register for a workshop, you are expected to attend. If you need to cancel your registration, please contact our office at (520) 621-5849 or If you are absent without prior cancellation, you will not be permitted to attend these workshops for at least two weeks.

Workshop Series

Select a series to view workshops. Registration opens two weeks before each workshop.

Grammar & Style

Grammar & Style

This series will address structural issues that all writers must consider. We will review Standard American Written English language rules and preferences in addition to common error patterns. We will also practice ways to increase sentence fluency and fluidity and to build academic vocabulary. This series is appropriate for English language learners as well as all writers who want to strengthen their use of grammar and style. Click on specific workshop title for a description of that workshop.

Date Workshop Registration
September 11, 2017 - 2:00pm Playing with Punctuation
September 25, 2017 - 2:00pm Whittling down Wordiness Register Now
October 9, 2017 - 2:00pm Developing Your Vocabulary Skills
October 23, 2017 - 2:00pm Creating Fluency: Sentence Length and Variety
The Writing Process

The Writing Process

This series of workshops will explore fundamentals of the writing process, from organization to sentence structure and grammar. We will also introduce effective peer review techniques and learn strategies for quick and productive proofreading.

Date Workshop Registration
September 6, 2017 - 10:00am Getting Started: Brainstorming Past the Empty Page
September 20, 2017 - 10:00am Nonevaluative Peer Feedback Strategies for Teachers and Writers
October 4, 2017 - 10:00am Improving Organization and Content Register Now
October 18, 2017 - 10:00am Proofreading Thoroughly
Elements of Scholarly Writing
Aspects of Research

Aspects of Research

This series will review common aspects of the research process, including basic online search skills, strategies for source organization and integration, and standard citation essentials.

Date Workshop Registration
September 13, 2017 - 10:00am Reviewing the Research Process
September 27, 2017 - 10:00am Generating Research Questions and Key Terms Register Now
October 11, 2017 - 10:00am Writing Effective Grant and Research Proposals
October 25, 2017 - 10:00am Improving Style and Grammar
Location of Fall 2017 WSIP Regular Workshops

Geronimo 216

800 E. University Blvd.
NE Corner University Blvd. and Euclid Ave.