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Rapport, Respect, Relationship

A Professional Academic Writing Resource

The Writing Skills Improvement Program (WSIP) was established over 40 years ago in order to help writers improve their writing skills and achieve academic success.

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Writing Resources

Check out our Writing Resources page for tips, tricks, and in-depth writing help. General, graduate, and multilingual resources are available.

Join us online in Fall 2020!

WSIP services will be online for the fall 2020 academic semester. We'll see you there!

WSIP UPDATES:  Fall Tutoring begins August 24. All services will remain online-only during fall semester.  

Although we will have limited hours in the office, we will respond to emails and phone calls daily. We prefer emails rather than phone messages since they are faster and easier to reply to. Email writingskills@email.arizona.edu or email your tutor directly. 


Register for Tutoring


New to WSIP? Please register with us.


Make an Appointment

Once registered, schedule a tutoring appointment with us.

*Note: We do not tutor for documents written for exams (e.g. comprehensive exams). 

Schedule Appointment

Upcoming Workshops

October 21, 2020 - 10:00am
In this workshop, we will discuss advanced issues related to APA style, such as APA definitions (e.g., “self-plagiarism,” “figure” vs. “table”). We’ll also review important updates in the Seventh...
October 26, 2020 - 12:00pm
In this workshop, we will learn about various sentence structures and how to use them in academic writing. We will practice writing and editing texts to hone our skills in sentence development.  
November 4, 2020 - 10:00am
In this workshop, we will present a brief overview of important statements required for graduate school and job applications, including Personal, Research, and Diversity Statements. 
November 9, 2020 - 12:00pm
In this workshop, we will review and practice paraphrasing and quoting to incorporate references effectively and correctly. We will consider the roles of summary and analysis in this process. 
November 18, 2020 - 10:00am
In this workshop, we will discuss the importance of concise language for grant writing. We will focus on structure, tone, and clarity. 

Visit Our Location

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

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