College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Academic Support & Writing Resources

Academic Achievement and Access Center» – Workshops and individual consultations for guidance on study skills, note-taking, test prep, and time management.   

ADA Resource Center for Equity and Accessibility» - Campus and community resources, services, and programs for information on equal access, accessibility and disability at KU.

Graduate Student TRAC» – An exceptional resource guide from Graduate Studies, divided into Teaching, Research, Academics, and Career Development.

ETD Workshops» - Workshops to help you prepare a dissertation or thesis that meets KU and ProQuest submission standards.

ETD Submission Workshop Recording»  - Online recording of a recent Thesis and Dissertation Submission Workshop for students who are unable to attend the on-campus workshop.

Data Management Instructional Videos» - Online recording and module from the KU Libraries on Data Management Basics - a great way to participate in their workshops even if you're unable to attend in person.

KU Writing Center» - Writing groups, consultations, and special events designed to help graduate students with their writing.

  • One on One consultations: Students may schedule a one-on-one graduate writing consultation in Anschutz Library or get feedback via email or videoconference. Schedule on our Writing Center homepage
  • Appointments with the Graduate Writing Specialist: : Dr. Claire McMurray can help students with adjusting to graduate-level writing, overcoming writer’s block, publishing journal articles, writing grant/fellowship applications, completing academic job applications, and thesis/dissertation coaching. Visit Dr. McMurray's office hours webpage to make an appointment.​
  • Graduate/Research Write-Ins: Students bring their writing projects to Watson Library for a quiet day of uninterrupted work. They may also get help with writing, research, citations, or formatting. Register for the write-ins through the write-ins webpage. Please check the website for upcoming events, write-ins, dissertation completion workshops, and more!