Video Resources

We invite you to view our resource videos below.

If you’d like to discuss the content of any video, please email the Center’s manager

who will set up a Zoom meeting between you and a consultant.

hmguhl@umw.edu Or call us at (540) 654-5653

UMW Writing Center Overview

This video is an overview of the services that the University of Mary Washington’s Writing Center provides.

Writing Your First College Paper

The UMW Writing Center provides a workshop about how high school writers can adapt their work to meet general college standards..

Preparing for Your Online Appointment

This video walks you through how to set up and prepare for and online appointment.

Writing Through Anxiety

UMW’s Writing Center provides tips for conquering writing anxiety and writer’s block in academic essays, papers and projects.

Essay Organization

UMW’s Writing Center provides a tutorial overview of basic essay organization.

APA Help

UMW’s Writing Center provides a tutorial overview of the APA Manual of Style.

Chicago/Turabian Manual of Style

UMW’s Writing Center provides a tutorial overview of the Chicago/Turabian Manual of Style.

Colons and Semicolons Tutorial

UMW’s Writing Center provides a tutorial overview of the proper uses of colons and semicolons.

MLA Citations/Format

UMW’s Writing Center provides a tutorial overview of MLA citations.

If faculty would like to offer extra credit for viewing these,

we recommend having students either write a meaningful comment

below the video that demonstrates they have watched it

or write a short summary for their professor.