WTS opens for the spring semester on January 18!

WTS will open on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 for both in-person and online appointments.

In accordance with Indiana University's response to Covid-19, all students (regardless of vaccination status) who choose in-person appointments will need to wear a mask. Per the University's current guidance on masks, please wear a high-quality mask (for example, surgical, KN95, or N95) to protect yourself and your tutor (cloth masks are no longer recommended). If you are not comfortable wearing a mask during your tutorial, please choose an online appointment.

For a list of in-person locations and hours, please see our locations & hours page.

Please note the following if you choose an online appointment: 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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Using Evidence

Learn strategies for supporting your claims and persuading your reader with evidence.

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Writing Book Reviews

Learn to apply analytical reading strategies to evaluate how well books accomplish their authors' intended goals.


Writing Guides

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

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