University of Indianapolis

Writing Lab

Office Hours | Contact Info

The goal of the Writing Lab is to produce better writers, not necessarily better individual pieces of writing. We believe that if we do the first part, the writers will do the second.

To schedule an appointment, please click “Schedule Appointment” below.  Please be aware that the first time you sign on to the scheduling system, you will need to complete a brief registration form. By registering on our system, you are agreeing to comply with the usage agreement. If you would like further information about scheduling, attending, and canceling appointments, please download this guide.

Summer session Writing Lab tutorials are offered online only. All tutorials are scheduled on Eastern (Indianapolis) time. Before attending an online session, please download the information guide for using the online tutorial module. Further information can be found on by clicking on the “Online Learners” button below.

About Us

Introduction to the Writing Lab Video
This video gives an introduction to Writing Lab services and information about how to schedule an appointment.

Designated Tutor Video
Learn more about the Designated Tutor program.

Online Resources

Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab
Writing and teaching writing, research, grammar and mechanics, style guides, ESL (English as a second language), and job search and professional writing

Documents & Guides

Usage Agreement
Expectations and policies regarding your use of Writing Lab services

Attach a Document to Your Appointment Instructions
Instructions for sharing your digital document with our tutor prior to your apointment

Online Tutorial Mode Info Guide
Find out how to attend an online appointments with real-time shared virtual paper space and synchronous chat.

Style Guides in Library Reference Section
A list of the style guides that are available for use in the Krannert Memorial Library’s reference section

For Faculty

Information for Faculty
Advertising our services, encouraging/requiring Writing Lab visits, scheduling a visit with your class, conversation circles, and designated tutoring program

Schedule Informational Visit
Complete this form if you would like a  Writing Lab staff member to visit your class to explain our services in person.

Quick Reference Handout
Printable information sheet about our services for faculty

Introduction to the Writing Lab Video
This video gives an introduction to Writing Lab services and information about how to schedule an appointment.