News & Events

Expos 10 Advising Begins

August 24, 2016

All students who are either recommended for Expos 10 or who are interested in the course must have an advising session at the Writing Program office on the second floor of One Bow Street. Sign-ups open on August 23, and advising sessions begin on Wednesday, August 24.

Students must come to the Writing Program to sign up for available timeslots.

Expos 10 Advising will take place on the following dates:

The Nuts and Bolts Research Paper Clinics

April 14, 2016

Need help finding sources?

Figuring out how to start your research paper?

Have a project in process already?

COME FOR ONE-ON-ONE HELP WITH LIBRARY AND WRITING PROGRAM STAFF.

Thursday, April 21, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Monday, April 25,  3 - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 26,  4 – 5 p.m.

Friday, April 29, 2:30 - 4 p.m.

All clinics held in Lamont Library, B30

To Register, please follow this link to complete a form online.

English Grammar and Language Tutor

April 5, 2016

The Writing Center English Grammar and Language tutor is available to work with undergraduate students who have questions about grammar, syntax, vocabulary, and writing in English as a second language. The EGL tutor is available to all undergraduate students during the academic year and can help with academic papers, fellowship applications, and graduate school applications.

Please view our poster for additional details.

Expos 20 Assignments and Section Change Requests

January 31, 2016

Expos 20 section assignments were run on Sunday, January 31. Your section should be visible in your my.harvard.

EXPOS CLASSES BEGIN ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1.

If you have a schedule conflict, Section Change Requests are accepted on the second floor of One Bow Street at the following times:

  • Monday, 2/1/16 from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 2/2/16 from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
  • Wednesday, 2/3/16 from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

EXPOS SECTION ASSIGNMENTS DELAYED

January 30, 2016

The system designed to assign all spring students to limited-enrollment Expos sections has unfortunately experienced unexpected technical difficulties today. The developers are currently working to resolve the problem, and we are waiting for an update about when the system will be ready to run. We expect to be able to provide further information early tomorrow, but we are not able to send you your Expos section assignment this evening as we had hoped.

Section Changes will not take place on Sunday, January 31.

Sectioning for Expos 20 in Spring 2016

January 27, 2016
  • Wednesday, January 27, 2016: Expos 20 sectioning opens at noon
  • Friday, January 29, 2016: Expos 20 sectioning closes at 11:59 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 30, 2016: Expos 20 assignments are processed through the evening
  • Monday, February 1, 2016: Expos 20 classes begin

Spring Expos 20 course descriptions and other registration details will be available on our website in January 2016.

The Nuts and Bolts Research Paper Clinics: ONE DATE LEFT!!

December 7, 2015

Need help finding sources?

Figuring out how to start your research paper?

Have a project in process already?

COME FOR ONE-ON-ONE HELP WITH LIBRARY AND WRITING PROGRAM STAFF.

Last Session!: Monday, December 7, 2-3:30 p.m.

All clinics held in Lamont Library, B30

To Register, please follow this link to complete a form online.

Workshop: Writing Papers at Harvard: Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay (for spring Expos students)

October 20, 2015

Tuesday, October 20 at 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Room B30, Lamont Library

Especially for spring term Expos students. Making the transition from writing papers in high school to writing Harvard papers can be confusing. Come hear helpful tips from Expos preceptors and Writing Center peer tutors on writing papers at Harvard, with particular attention to elements like thesis and argument, evidence, and using and citing sources.