Welcome to the APU Graduate Writing Website

What’s New for Spring 2019


The APU Writing Center is excited to introduce its new YouTube Channel! The channel features digital versions of our most popular workshops, formatting quick tips videos, information on our services, resources for doctoral students, and more! Click the icon to see how we can help you whenever and wherever it is most convenient for you!

Meet Our Doctoral Writing Coach
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Did you know there is a doctoral writing coach ready to help you tackle your writing projects? Click the image to meet Dr. Tori Dalzell. She has worked with students from a wide range of disciplines and knows the demands of graduate school firsthand. Make an appointment with her today! She works at our East Campus and West Campus locations as well as online!

Dissertation Resources

No matter where you are in the dissertation process, we have resources that can help. Click any of the terms below for helpful tips and resources.

Digital Workshops


Writing a doctoral dissertation is indeed a daunting task. How do you choose a topic? How do you make the transition from undergraduate to graduate level research? Where do you start? Dr. Tori Dalzell helps make Planning Your Dissertation much easier in this workshop. Click the image to watch!



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Graduate school requires conducting a large amount of research. Do you have a mountain of books, journal articles, and websites you are trying to keep track of? Are you juggling multiple research projects at the same time? Manage all your sources using Zotero Reference Manager, a free tool!  Click the image, and staff writing coach James will show you how to download, install, and use this amazing tool.