Eastern Michigan University


UWCO - Using the Service

The UWC Online is closed from August 14th - September 14th 

  1. Click on the link for "Submit a paper to the UWCO". You will be taken to the policies and guideline page. After reading and agreeing to the policies and guidelines, you can access the request form.
  2. Fill out the request form completely. Incomplete requests will be returned.
  3. A writing consultant will acknowledge your request via email shortly after you submit the form.A writing consultant will respond with comments according to the following time frames:
    • Within 48 hours for requests submitted Mon.-Thur.
    • Within 72 hours for requests submitted Fri.-Sun.
  4. When you receive the response, read the comments carefully. If you have brief, specific questions, contact the consultant by replying to the email message. If you have new concerns or a new paper you are working on, submit a new request form.

Policies and Guidelines

  1. We can only accept papers (or a portions of paper) up to 5 pages in length.
  2. We cannot respond to writers whose deadlines fall within the time allowed (i.e. 48 or 72 hours).
  3. Fill out the form carefully and completely. Documents with incomplete forms will be returned.
  4. We can only accept one paper from a student per week.
  5. Please limit your areas of concern to one or two primary concerns. We will spend approximately one hour commenting on your paper, and cannot comment on everything.
  6. We are not a proofreading or editing service. We concentrate our comments on providing focused strategies for development and revision.
  7. Due to staffing limitations, we must reserve the option to reduce or restrict the availability of this service at any time.


Submit a paper to the UWCO.



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