Courses and Programs
The John S. Knight Institute provides academic writing support for undergraduate and graduate students across all Cornell schools and colleges. The innovative and nationally recognized program administers first-year writing seminars and offers tutorial-based writing courses, and seminars in the teaching of writing. The program also supports upper-level courses across the university. In addition to courses, the Knight Institute provides tutoring services, writing workshops, and instructional support for faculty who teach writing in designated writing courses or in courses across the curriculum that integrate writing with learning.
Course and Program links
First-Year Writing Seminars
For first-year students, the Knight Institute offers First-Year Writing Seminars (FWS) in one of the country's largest and most diverse writing in the disciplines programs.
The John S. Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines at Cornell University supports writing seminars and writing intensive courses in a broad spectrum of academic disciplines and at all levels of undergraduate education.
Knight Institute programs offer comprehensive writing training for undergraduates. They also support graduate students as they develop scholarly and professional projects and prepare to teach writing
Graduate and undergraduate tutors offer one-on-one consultations for writers seeking feedback on all kinds of written work at any stage of the planning and drafting process.