Wayne State University

Aim Higher

The Graduate School

Office of the Dean
5057 Woodward, Suite 6305
Detroit, MI 48202
Ph: 313.577.2170
Fax: 313.577.2903

Admissions Questions

Graduate Admissions
5057 Woodward, Suite 6304
Detroit, MI 48202
Ph: 313.577.4723
Fax: 313.577.0131

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Graduate Writing Resources

This page is designed to help graduate students in the process of writing dissertations, articles, theses, grant proposals, and prospectuses. In addition, there are links available to assist students with citations, grammar and punctuation, style, and ways to avoid plagiarism.

Online Writing Labs and Guides


Dear First-Time Author: How to Turn Your Dissertation Into a Book

Politics and the English Language
George Orwell's classic essay on writing

Writing your First Scholarly Article
by Scott Nicholson (Although the article is directed to librarianship scholarly writers, it contains information that proves useful to writing in all fields of study.)

Style Guides



Social Sciences

Writing Center

Hours of operation

Mondays 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesdays 11:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursdays 10:00am - 5:00pm

The Writing Center is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and all University holidays.

Appointments for graduate students are available and must be made in advance.

For further information or to make an appointment call (313) 577-2544.