International Student Services

Academic Resources


This page will give you resources to help you acheive academic success. There are many offices at UW to help you gain the most out of your education.

General Academic Help

Citation and Writing Guides

If citations are confusing or you need a quick reference on how to cite sources when writing a paper, the UW library has online resources for you.

CLUE Center

CLUE is a free, late-night, multidisciplinary study center. Their mission is to provide high level academic support for the full range of UW undergraduates, from those who are under-prepared to those who are advanced.


Mary Gates Hall, East Side of the Commons


Sunday–Thursday 6:30pm–Midnight

Odegaard Writing and Research Center

Do you need help with an academic paper? The Odegaard Writing & Research Center offers help for papers for courses. They also help with personal writing such as application essays, cover letters, oral speeches, group papers, personal statements, resumes, and articles for publication.


Odegaard Library (OUGL) 326


Winter Quarter Hours (January 8, 2013 – March 20, 2013): SUNDAY-THURSDAY 9am-9pm by appointment only

Other Options

Dorm drop-ins: Poplar 107 and McCarty 334 (no reservations needed) TUESDAYS from 7-10pm (Monday nights: Poplar only)
Graduate drop-in consultations: Allen Library Research Commons (no reservations needed) MONDAYS & TUESDAYS from 9am-noon

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

UAA is available to talk to all undergraduate students at UW regarding academic plans. UAA will work with you to plan your schedule, to understand requirements for your intended major, to match your academic interests with opportunities at the UW and help you to integrate your academic and career plans.


Mary Gates Hall, Room 141


Monday–Friday 9:00am–4:30pm

Department Specific Academic Help

Missing your department? Let us know by emailing us at! If your department has a website for academic resources then we will add it to our list.