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Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Welcome to Seton Hall’s On-line Writing Lab (OWL), operated by the Seton Hall Writing Center, Department of English.

Our Mission

The On-line Writing Lab is reserved for those upper class students, graduate students, and faculty or staff needing writing assistance but cannot come to the Writing Center for a face-to-face appointment. The Writing Center and OWL are not discipline-specific; we welcome writers from any field, major, or department. Furthermore, we assist with writing that is connected with other endeavors besides strictly academic programs - that is, resumes, cover letters, statements for scholarship applications, writing samples, journals, portfolio preparation and so on.

How to Enter the Lab

To enter OWL, simply click here.

How to Contact Us

The Writing Center and OWL headquarters are located in Walsh Library #304, 310 and 316 x7501. Its director, Dr. Arundhati Sanyal, may be reached at [email protected].

When classes are in session, the hours for the on-campus Writing Center are:

  • Mondays through Thursdays: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Fridays: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

The OWL is accessible 24 hours a day; students submitting papers through the OWL can expect a 2-5 business-day turnaround time depending on the length of the document. You may email the OWL at [email protected] . Do not click on the link - compose a new email.