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Every semester, the Writing Center offers a variety of free workshops that are open to all APU students, faculty, and staff. The Writing Center’s workshops address challenging areas of the writing process, including avoiding procrastination, getting started, argument, and revision.

For more information, visit our calendar, email, or call the Writing Center at (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3141.

Writing Center 101

Learn how to get the most out of this excellent (and free) resource! We will discuss everything from how to make an appointment to what a Writing Center consultation looks like.

Scheduling Your Semester

Bring your syllabi to this hands-on workshop and learn how to plan your semester by allowing time to work through the writing process for each of your major assignments.

The Blank Page

Get started and write productively with practical brainstorming and drafting strategies that will help you move past your insecurities and/or perfectionism in order to write quickly and without self-censorship.

The Art of Argument

In this workshop, we will go over the basics of writing arguments, including thesis statements, premises, evidence, audience, and addressing the counterargument.

How to Revise, Edit, and Proofread Your Own Work

In this workshop we will discuss strategies for revising, editing, and proofreading your writing projects, as well as several ways to get outside feedback.

APA Documentation (now offered by University Libraries)

Join us to learn the documentation style used in social sciences such as psychology, nursing, and education, as well as the natural sciences.