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online writing lab - owl - submission requirements

New exciting support for students enrolled in Online Courses!

An online tutor who is an experienced English instructor will comment on your writing assignment for your course. The tutor is available Sundays through Fridays and normally responds within 72 hours.

Follow these simple steps!

1. Send an email to

2. In the body of your email, include:

  • Your name and student ID
  • The name of your course
  • The specific area you’d like the tutor to focus on (such as thesis development, organization, and/or research documentation)
  • The date the writing assignment is due

3. Attach two items to your email. Attachments should be Rich Text Format (RTF) if you do not use Word 97 or higher.

  • The draft writing assignment on which you would like the tutor’s comments
  • The instructions for the writing assignment from your course

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