Greater University Tutoring Service

GUTS is the largest tutoring service on campus. The Transitions Program holds informational panel sessions for undergraduate students to have their questions answered by current graduate and professional students. It also allows the undergraduate students to hear about first-hand experiences of graduate student life. There are panel-style seminars assist undergraduate students in understanding the graduate and professional school application process.

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Undergraduate Peer Workshop for Publication

Under the guidance of an experienced doctoral-level teaching assistant, undergraduate students enrolled in this workshop will receive ongoing support as they work through the stages of publication, from selecting a target journal to revising their drafts. Participants will attend an orientation and meet weekly with a group of their peers to receive feedback on their progress.

If you are interested in participating in this workshop, please fill out the following survey by September 25th: register here.  

Writing Center staff with be in touch with you soon to confirm a time and place for the orientation. If you have questions, please email Mia at alafaireet@wisc.edu.

If you have any questions, or are unable to attend either orientation meeting, but would still like to be involved, please email Stephanie at srlarson5@wisc.edu.

Senior Thesis Writing Groups

The Writing Center organizes small, student-led groups that bring together senior thesis writers from across the university. At welcoming and relaxed weekly meetings, seniors will share and discuss drafts of their thesis, give and receive feedback, and hold each other accountable for making progress. A Writing Center instructor will attend the initial meeting for each senior thesis writing group, help the group decide its goals and meeting schedule, and be in touch with the group over the course of the academic year to offer advice and support. Consistent participation from each group member is key to a productive and enjoyable writing group experience.

Orientation meetings will be held on Tuesday, September 26 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in room 6172and Wednesday, September 27 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in room 6172 on the 6th floor of Helen C. White Hall. (You only need to attend one of these orientations.) If you’re interested in joining a group or just learning more, please RSVP for an upcoming orientation meeting by completing this short online survey:http://go.wisc.edu/5xkd9n.

If you have any questions, or are unable to attend either orientation meeting, but would still like to be involved, please email Stephanie at srlarson5@wisc.edu.