Center for Writing, Learning, & Teaching
The mission of the Center for Writing, Learning, and Teaching is to support faculty in their teaching and to provide opportunities for all Puget Sound students to achieve their academic goals.
Our services include
who are selected through a rigorous application process and who are specially trained to help students get started on a paper, organize their thoughts, or improve their editing skills.
- Peer Tutors in a wide range of subjects who are nominated by professors in their disciplines and who are specially trained to help students individually or in small groups.
- Accommodations for students with disabilities, through the Office of Student Accessibility and Accommodation.
Classes that help students improve their reading efficiency.
Workshops on writing personal statements for graduate and professional school applications.
Resources for writers, including books and handouts on writing, as well as the style manuals for APA, MLA, and Chicago.
Computers for students to use when writing papers and online assignments, as well as when using adaptive equipment.
Teaching and learning resources for faculty members, including books and journals, “Wednesday at 4
” conversations, in-class workshops, and individual consultation with CWLT faculty.
- Events such as the Long Night Against Procrastination and the Writing Marathon.
Learning Support Services
To coordinate programs and services that support student success, the Center works closely with many academic departments and offices on campus, including Academic Advising, Fellowships, Health Professions Advising, International Programs, and the Registrar's Office.