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Graduate Writing Center

The Graduate Writing Center (GWC) is now a unit of the Yale Center for Teaching and Learning. We work with all Master and PhD students registered with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (view participating departments). For the first time ever, the Graduate Writing Center is now piloting writing consultations for professional school students. The selected schools are the School of Drama and the School of Forestry.

Our services are offered throughout the academic year and include:

Writing Tip from the Graduate Writing Center

Less is more!

We’re busy and so are our readers. If you can say it in a paragraph, why take a whole page? Read your writing through to see if you have multiple sentences that make the same point over and over again. Pick the one you like best and erase the rest. Also, keeping your writing organized will help you avoid excess verbiage.

McDougal Center entrance with Scaramouche quote and flags

Dissertation Boot Camps and Study Halls help you finish chapters in a distraction free zone.