The OWL will close for Christmas break starting Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 2 p.m.; it will reopen on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 10 a.m. Submissions will not be accepted during break.
Who can use the Online Writing Lab (OWL)?
ACCEL, nursing, online, and off-site students can use the IU Online Writing Lab (OWL). We offer Email and Go to Meeting sessions.
You send your paper for review via Email. Your paper is returned with suggestions for revision.
Go to Meeting Sessions:
A Go to Meeting Session (GTM) is a live writing session with a Writing Assistant. In addition to sending your paper to the IU OWL, you must schedule an appointment by calling the Writing Center at (484) 323-3494.
Not sure what you need assistance with?
See definitions of Commonly Used Revision Terms to help you fill out your concerns on the sign-up form.
What you can expect from us:
This Jing video provides a visual description of typical comments we send to students, so you know what to expect and how to interpret them. Here, you can view the script for the video. Please note: We do not offer revision suggestions regarding content.