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About the OWL

Who can use the Online Writing Lab (OWL)?

ACCEL, nursing, online, and off-site students can use the IU Online Writing Lab (OWL). We offer Go to Meeting and Email sessions.

Email Sessions:

You send your paper for review via email. Your paper is returned with suggestions for revision. Please click on the “Email Session Overview” to read about how to sign-up for an Email writing session.

Email Session Overview

Email Session Sign-Up Form


Go to Meeting Sessions:

A Go to Meeting Session (GTM) is a live writing session with a Writing Assistant. In addition to sending your paper to the IU OWL, you must schedule an appointment by calling the Writing Center 610-647-4400  x3494. Click on the “Go to Meeting Overview” to read about how to sign-up for a Go to Meeting writing session.

Go to Meeting Overview

Go To Meeting Session Sign-Up Form

IU OWL Email Hours

Monday - Wednesday

10am - 8pm




For email sessions, allow

5 pages or less - 24 hour return

6 -11 pages - 48 hour return 

12-21 pages - 72 hour return 

 21 + pages - Call the Writing Center


Go to Meeting

Call the Writing Center
(610) 647 - 4400 x3494