Student Resources

Writing Resources

Library Help

For help with various research and writing-related topics, visit the Writing Resources section of BU's libary.

Citation Help

The Owl at Purdue is an excellent resource on both MLA and APA citation styles, as well as with anything writing related, from drafting to revising, and everything in between.

The Owl at Purdue APA Style Introduction

The Owl at Purdue MLA Style Introduction

Binghamton University's library also offers help with citation: Binghamton University Citation Help.

Grammar Help

Need some quick help with a grammar question? Visit Grammar Check

Getting Published

Students interested in publishing their writing have several options available through on-campus Binghamton University publications. These include the university's newspaper along with two undergraduate journals, Alpenglow and Ellipsis. To learn more about the submission process for all three, visit the below:

Pipe Dream



Current WRIT 111 students are encouraged to submit their WRIT 111 work to Binghamton Writes to be considered for publication in our next edition. The deadline is always midnight of the last day of classes. Send your best, revised WRIT 111 work from this semester only as Word documents to Binghamton Writes Editor.

BU's graduate literary journal, Harpur Palate, also seeks undergraduate interns each semester to assist with a variety of tasks.

In addition, universities and colleges throughout the nation publish a variety of undergraduate journals students can submit their work to. To learn more, The Council of Undergraduate Research Publications or, if you're interested in participating in an undergraduate conference, visit The Council of Undergraduate Research Conferences.

Other On-Campus Resources for Students

Mental and Physical Health Support

Binghamton University has many options to help students deal with mental or physical health issues. To learn more, visit BU's Resources Site.

Harpur's Ferry

The university operates a student-run, on-campus ambulance service staffed by volunteers. To participate, visit Harpur's Ferry.

Information Technology Support Services

For help with your computer or using MyCourses, visit, the ITS Help Desk.

Title IX at Binghamton University

For more information on issues related to Title IX at BU, visit Title IX at BU.