Contact: Writing Services
Writing Services Phone: (920) 923-8764

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The Marian University Writing Services, located on the second floor of the Library, is an academic support service offering assistance at every stage of the writing process to members of the Marian University community. Writing Services is committed to individual writing development with the objective of providing useful feedback to all writers.  Writing Services also provides assistance to students who speak English as their second language and Education majors preparing for the writing portion of the Praxis (PPST) exam.
What to bring when you visit Writing Services: 
  • Specific goals for what you want to accomplish in your session.
  • Ideas and questions about your writing.
  • Syllabus or assignment requirements.
  • Something to write with and something to write on.
  • Necessary textbooks or sources.
Suggestions for students 
  • Manage your time. Make appointments early enough to allow Writing Services staff to make suggestions and schedule follow-up appointments before your assignment is due.
  • Avoid plagiarism. Academic honesty is entirely the responsibility of the student. Be sure to give credit for information taken from sources. Writing Services staff will be happy to answer your questions about what constitutes plagiarism and how to document sources.
  • Be prepared to participate, ask questions, and discuss. Writing Services tutors discuss your writing with you; you are expected to take an active role in that discussion.
  • Content and accuracy of the paper are the responsibility of the student.
What we do: 
  • Provide consultation on any writing project.
  • Offer suggestions on how you can improve your writing.
  • Help you learn to document sources using APA or MLA.
  • Help you to learn to paraphrase or summarize sources to avoid plagiarism.
  • Offer a supportive and caring learning environment.
  • Help you build skills and strategies for writing success.
What we do not do: 
  • Edit, proofread, rewrite, or otherwise “fix” your papers.
  • Provide or discuss a grade.
  • Do your writing for you.
  • Tolerate or take responsibility for plagiarism.
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