Writing Program


Mission Statement:

The University Writing Program was created to support, assess, and promote writing at the University of New Hampshire.

General Information:

As the cornerstone of any higher education, academic and disciplinary literacy is the concern of the entire faculty and the whole university curriculum. Understanding that literacy is a long-term development process, the university community is committed to the following goals for student writing and learning: a) Students should use writing as an intellectual process to learn material, to discover, construct, and order meaning. b) Students should learn to write effectively in various academic and disciplinary genres for professional and lay audiences. c) Students should learn to display competence with the generic features and conventions of academic language. The Writing Program oversees the Writing Requirement, provides policy and oversight through the Writing Committee, and provides support to faculty interested in researching writing in the curriculum.

The Writing Program includes student support through both the Connors Writing Center and the Online Writing Lab (OWL), and offers a range of resources to help faculty employ and manage writing in their courses.

Itemized Faculty Services:


Faculty Consultation and Workshops

Writing Fellows

Classroom Visits

Single Page Resources for Iinstructors

Helpful Web Sites

Writing-Intensive Courses

Interdisciplinary Studies In Writing Research Grants