WTS is open for online-only tutoring from now until July 30!

In accordance with Indiana University's response to Covid-19, and with the safety and well-being of students and others in mind, Writing Tutorial Services will continue online-only consultations until July 30, 2021. WTS is now open for tutoring for Summer Sessions 1 and 2!

45-minute online tutorials will be offered through Zoom. Visit our online tutoring page for more information about scheduling and participating in an online tutorial. To make an online appointment, you will visit our schedule and login as usual. After you make an appointment, you will receive an e-mail from your tutor with a Zoom link and password that you can use to access your tutorial. We will e-mail this information to you at least an hour before your appointment. Please be sure that you have opted-in to receiving e-mails from us. If you don’t receive the e-mail, please return to your appointment in the schedule or e-mail us at wts@indiana.edu.

For the latest IU updates on the coronavirus, visit coronavirus.iu.edu.

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Getting started with WTS

Writing Tutorial Services (WTS) offers students one-on-one help with any phase of the writing process—from brainstorming to revising the final draft. When you visit WTS, you'll find a tutor who is a sympathetic and helpful reader of your prose.

We can help you:

  • Develop strong thesis statements
  • Develop effective outlines
  • Find and integrate credible sources
  • Identify patterns of error and fix these problems on your own
  • Understand and avoid plagiarism
  • Write effective answers to essay exam questions
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Paragraphs and Topic Sentences

Every paragraph should have a topic sentence.

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Writing Conclusions

Learn to explore the implications of your topic or argument in a strong ending paragraph.


Writing Guides

WTS writing guides help students identify common writing errors and develop skills for research and academic writing.

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