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Program for Academic Support Services

The Program for Academic Support Services (PASS) is an academic initiative designed to enhance the graduate student experience through written communication skills.

PASS provides resources, tutorials, courses, and workshops to assist graduate students in the preparation of academic and professional occupations.

The Writing Program of PASS encompasses three components:

  1. Expository Writing Examination
  2. Online Tutoring
  3. Personal Consultation

The Graduate Writing Center/Lab is a resource for all students housed in programs administered by The Graduate School.  The Center/Lab is operated by graduate assistants who provide tutorial services, writing assistance, and workshops. ​​

Writing Resources 


Contact Information

  • Office Number: 202-806-7277
  • Fax Number: 202-464-4053

The Graduate School
Howard University
4th and College Streets, NW, Room 310
Washington , DC 20059