Writing Center - The Writing Center provides a place for all University of Pittsburgh students to come to work on their writing. 

Writing Institute - The William S. Dietrich II Institute for Writing Excellence supports and enhances a vibrant writing culture on campus. 

Digital Narrative and Interactive Design - A major harnessing the narrative, world-building, and media studies strengths of the English department and the coding, software development, and human computer interface strengths of the School of Computing and Information.

Digital Media Lab -  The Digital Media Lab (DML) facilitates departmental experimentation, connection, and collaboration with digital tools and methods.

DBLAC -  DBLAC (Digital Black Lit and Composition) is a learning community committed to Black knowledge-making and sharing. They offer writing support, mentorship, networking, and resource-pooling that model Black feminist and communal practices.

University of Pittsburgh Press - The University of Pittsburgh Press publishes a distinguished lists of books in a wide range of scholarly and cultural fields. 

University of Pittsburgh Library System - The ULS supports your academic success providing access to collections, services, and leaning spaces.

Digital Scholarship Commons - The Digital Scholarship Commons is designed to support members of the Pitt community who are learning and experimenting with digital and data-intensive research and teaching.

Student Research 

Course Library Guides - A ULS service designed to help you with a research paper or project in your specific subject.

Student Opportunities

The Innovation Institute and the Big Idea Center - The Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship inspires, educates and enables others to make an impact on society, improve the regional economy and transform their own careers. 

Composition Undergraduate Awards - The annual Composition Program Writing Awards honor excellence in undergraduate writing by offering prizes for thoughtfully crafted essays demonstrating ability to explore a subject’s complexity.

Pivot Funding Opportunities - Find funding opportunities to support your research or scholarship. 

Pitt Office of Special Projects (OSP) Funding - The OSP is charged with assisting faculty, staff, and students in their efforts to promote and secure sponsored research funding.

Undergraduate Publishing Opportunities - Extend the reach of your writing by submitting to an undergraduate journal. 

Composition Faculty Resources

Comp Teachers website - This internal site houses syllabi and other pedagogical support for current Pitt Composition faculty. It is password protected. If you are a Pitt Comp faculty member and would like access, please email