Rapport, Respect, Relationship . . .

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.

Check out Our Graduate Writing Resources!

Check out our Writing Resources page for tips, tricks, and in-depth writing help. General, Graduate, and Multilingual. . . .

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.

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Upcoming Workshops

February 20, 2019 - 10:00am
In this workshop, we will discuss how to approach writing a personal statement for graduate school applications, funding awards, and other academic applications. 
February 25, 2019 - 2:00pm
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. 
March 11, 2019 - 2:00pm
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.