Answered By: Rachel Willard
Last Updated: May 08, 2017     Views: 4023

The Writing Center offers one-to-one reviews for students working on their preproposal (premise and prospectus) documents. Take a look at the website for some step-by-step instructions on how to make an appointment

 Additionally, you can find program-specific writing guidance and materials on the Writing Center website. Remember to review, download, and use the program-specific premise and prospectus templates (on the templates webpage) as well.

Additionally, the Academic Skills Center offers 6-week doctoral writing workshops for students working on their preproposal (premise and prospectus) documents all the way through the final capstone chapters.  Find more information regarding the doctoral writing workshops on the Academic Skills Center's website. 

For more content-specific resources on the premise or prospectus, take a look at the left-hand sidebar on the webpage of the Office of Student Research Administration (part of the Office of Research and Doctoral Services), and select your program. 


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Would you like a current or future assignment to be reviewed by the Writing Center?  If so please visit the Writing Center's Paper Review Website and make an appointment with us! 

Do you have other general writing questions? E-mail the Writing Center at

Other questions about your doctoral capstone or the Form & Style review? E-mail the Dissertation Editors at

Want to peruse other writing resources? Go to the Writing Center’s homepage




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