Graduate Academic Resources

Graduate School Resources

University Writing Center

The University Graduate Writing Center provides writing consultations for graduate students inside the Graduate Student Reading Room of the Marriott Library, Room 1180B. Funded by the Graduate School of the University of Utah and staffed by expert writing fellows, the new Graduate Writing Center is ready to help graduate students in all disciplines with their writing projects. Our goal is to help you become a more confident writer. Visit the new Graduate eTutoring site for online help!

Science Communication Resources

Want to learn how to better explain your research, develop your outreach, or keep up with current trends in science reporting? The Graduate School has extensive resources for developing your skills in communicating complex and important scientific concepts. Follow this link for access to workshops, campus groups, and more.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

The Graduate School and the Career Professional and Development Center host an annual showcase in which contestants share their graduate-level research in three-minute presentations. Contestants practice with communications experts for one month before giving a polished and compelling presentation.

Dissertation Boot Camps

A joint offering from the Graduate School and the Marriott Library, the Dissertation Boot Camp is a week-long workshop held in the Library for students to focus on researching, writing, and polishing their manuscripts. Breakfast is provided, and graduate research librarians from different disciplines are available for consultation. The Dissertation Boot Camp is held during the seasonal breaks in Fall and Spring Semesters.


University Resources

Marriott Library Graduate Student Services

Research Education Courses (RATS Online)

“Graduate Students: Plagiarism” Campus Guide

Investigator Guidance Series (IGS)

SOP 401a: Definition of Research Involving Human Subjects

Human Subjects Protection



Other Resources

Noodletools Writing Resource