Visit the DC Writing Center in Canvas
The DC Campus offers a range of writing support, including advance review of student papers, writing improvement resources, and working one-on-one with students. The Writing Center also features extensive support for dissertation and thesis writers.
The DC Writing Center is a full Canvas course that offers students self-guided lessons in a special Academic Writing Seminar. All DC Campus students should be enrolled automatically; if not, please email WritingDC@thechicagoschool.edu. Students can complete a single lesson or entire modules in the course's five sections:
- The Writing Process: How to make writing easier, faster, and ethical.
- APA Format: Form, plus citations, references, and special rules.
- Mechanics: Grammar, punctuation, syntax, and usage
- Principles of Effective Writing: Organization, clarity, precision, unbiased language.
- Strong Sentences: The heart of good writing.
You also can get writing help at the DC Writing Center's office in Room 430 of the North Campus, or you can email WritingDC@thechicagoschool.edu or call 202-706-5113 to set up a phone, face-to-face, or video appointment with one of our writing coaches or with DC Writing Specialist Jennifer Veech. Appointments are available seven days a week, including evenings.
For doctoral students, the DC Dissertation Center in Canvas offers manuals, forms, templates and other information for your dissertation or thesis journey -- including how to get specialized help with IRB applications, methodology, research analysis, writing, and copyediting.
Questions? Email WritingDC@thechicagoschool.edu. We look forward to helping you!
Both Canvas centers are only for students at the Washington, D.C. Campus of The Chicago School. If you attend at another Chicago School campus, here's how to get writing support: