Effective written communication is essential for success, not only in college, but also in the workplace. During your time at Los Angeles Pacific University you will develop and improve your writing skills and abilities.

Students enter college with a wide range of writing abilities. We have resources and support for all ability levels and have support resources for all stages of writing. From our Writing Consultants to our writing tutorials and handouts, we have what you need to succeed! Please take a moment to review each of these resources.

Essential Elements of Academic Writing

Review the Essential Elements of Academic Writing page with helpful tips on paper structure, style and formatting, and avoiding plagiarism.

Tutor.com | Free Writing & Tutoring Resource

Tutor.com (requires login to course portal) is a service provided by Los Angeles Pacific University.

  • Live writing tutoring session via chat & visual collaboration tools in an online classroom

  • Drop-Off Paper Review with 12 Hour response time

  • Schedule a session with a tutor at your convenience

Learn more about using Tutor.com

View Tutor.com's Writing Center for additional tips and tricks.

Watch An Overview of APA Formatting

Join Dr. Frank Rojas as he leads us through a 45-minute overview of APA formatting. In this webinar you will discover:

APA Resources

In many of your courses, you will write papers that require citing scholarly sources using formatting rules and guidelines known as "APA" style formatting. Review the resources below to learn more about APA and the resources available to support you in writing your papers. Los Angeles Pacific University adheres to the most current Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA).

Basics of 7th Edition APA Style Tutorial