Writing Resources at the UW
UW Writing Programs
Expository Writing Program: (“first-year composition”): Find information about first-year composition courses, including policies, expectations, and examples.
English Language Programs: This program is primarily designed for multilingual and international students.
Interdisciplinary Writing Program: (“linked writing courses”): Learn about writing courses that are “linked” to lecture courses in different departments here at the UW.
Technical Communications: This program focuses on technical communication (for technical writing) and is located in the College of Engineering.
Writing Centers (also see our page: Writing Centers)
The Odegaard Writing and Research Center: This new center is a joint effort of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library and the College of Arts and Sciences and provides writing and research support for students’ work across the curriculum. Located on the 3rd floor of the Odegaard Library, the center is open from Sunday-Thursday, 12:00 noon to 9:00 PM.
Clue Writing Center: a completely drop-in center, this center cater's to student schedules with late night hours. Located in the Gateway Center, at the south end of the Commons in Mary Gates Hall, the center is open from Sunday-Thursday, 7pm to midnight.
Writing Centers & Resources: A list of writing centers maintained by Undergraduate Academic Affairs.
Catalyst: Catalyst supports and advances the use of technology by the UW community members to meet the daily demands of teaching, learning, research, and work.
Center for Instructional Design and Research (CIDR): CIDR has a variety of resources to support writing and writing integrated coursework in university settings. Check out their faculty resources regarding planning and teaching writing classes.
Scholarship for Teaching and Learning: The website features a host of resources about, and for, UW instructors teaching writing and researching writing classrooms.
UW Faculty Teaching Academy: Offering workshops created and facilitated by University of Washington faculty who have received campus-wide recognition for their effectiveness in teaching.
Puget Sound Writing Project: For over 24 years, the Puget Sound Writing Project has become the University of Washington's single most successful humanities based K-12 partnership.