***PLEASE NOTE: The OWL is closed during the summer & has the same hours as the UWC for the spring & fall semesters. 

You can submit a paper electronically to the OWL (Online Writing Lab). Make sure that the document is saved as a .doc and not any other other formats such as .docx or .rtf. Then e-mail the document as an email attachment to

An intern at the University Writing Center will review and comment on your paper within approximately 48 hours once we have received enough information about your assignment.
     Please send us the following information:

  • As much information as you can about your instructor’s guidelines and directions for the assignment
  • The due date of the assignment
  • Any personal concerns you have about the assignment

 ***Please note that we do not edit line-by-line or word-by-word. We look at organization, flow, and content of the paper. Then we look for patterns of grammatical error but do not correct every error.

***If you are from out of state, we cannot take or return long distance phone calls. Please contact us through the OWL. Thank you!

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