Writing and Public Speaking Center

Writing and Public Speaking Center

Resources for Writers and Presenters

One-to-one tutoring is the most valuable resource we can offer students. Learn more about our tutoring for undergraduate, graduate, and international students, or make an appointment using our online scheduler. For graduate students, we also offer the Graduate Workshop Series and the Jumpstart Dissertation/Thesis Bootcamp.

Writing and Presenting in Different Disciplines: Developed In Cooperation with UM Faculty

Speeches and Presentations

COMX 111 Resources (Mountain Campus) 


  • The Style Academy – Free tutorials and exercises to develop more effective sentence and paragraph structure.
  • GrammarCheck.net Free web-based tool to check grammar, spelling, and style. 

Research Abstracts

Thesis Statements



Reverse Outlining

Editing and Proofreading

Evaluating Your Own Writing

Literature Reviews

Using and Citing Sources

Resumes, Cover Letters, and Personal Statements