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Scholarly and Applied Writing for Graduate Students

Applied and scholarly writing resources for graduate students.

UNI Resources for Drafting and Revising

Graduate Writing Assistant

The Graduate Writing Assistant is available by appointment to help with theses, dissertations, literature reviews, course papers, and writing samples. All appointments will be held in person in The Learning Center @ Rod Library or electronically via Zoom. Appointments can be scheduled to cover:

  • Brainstorming and planning the writing process
  • Outlining and drafting assignments
  • Conducting and organizing research
  • Editing written work
  • Formatting according to style manuals and/or Graduate College standards
  • Polishing writing samples for submission

Schedule an appointment here! All questions can be directed to


UNI ScholarWorks

The ScholarWorks database at UNI is a collection of research from UNI students and faculty. After you have completed your thesis, dissertation, or research project, consider submitting it to ScholarWorks for preservation. For more information, contact Ellen Neuhaus, Institutional Repository Coordinator, Rod Library at or (319) 273-3739.

Other Resources for Drafting and Revising


All of the resources below can be found on PDeducation. To access these resources, click the links and log in to the site ( Your login information will be your UNI email address and the password #123UNI#.

"Checklist for Finishing Your Masters or PhD Final Document"