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Writing Center

If you need help understanding an assignment, working on an outline or thesis statement, writing a draft, revising a draft, or understanding APA format, visit our friendly writing consultant in the tutoring room in the Maxwell Library. This is a free service offered to OCU students. The Writing Center will be available to all traditional, PSEO, and AGS students during the hours listed below:

The Writing Center

  FALL HOURS (Sept 3 - Dec 12): Monday and Tuesday 1:30 pm - midnight; Wednesday and Thursday 1:30 pm - 10:30 pm; Friday 1:30 pm - 5: 00 pm; Saturday - CLOSED; Sunday 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm NOTE: The Writing Center will closed the following dates: (FALL BREAK Oct 16-18 and THANKSGIVING BREAK Nov 27-29) It will close for the Fall semester on Dec 13 and will re-open for Spring Semester on Jan 13, 2014.

Live too far away to make the drive?

Send your paper as an attachment to Keep in mind that the drop-in students are given first priority for feedback, but we are typically able to serve students who email papers within 48 hours (on our scheduled nights).

Tips for Success

Please visit the Writing Center at least 24-48 hours before your paper is due. To prepare for your visit, please consider this advice.

Download and print the form below, and take it with you when you visit the Writing Center for your conference. Complete the form with the Writing Center consultant and submit it along with your paper. Email for more information.

Writing Center Conference Form

Please click on the link to download the Writing Center Conference Form.

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APA Resources

Sample APA paper:

APA format for in-text citations and list of references:

Click here for the: APA Manuscript Template