Writing Support

Student writing at table

Student Engagement and Success offers current, full-time students free, online individual and group tutoring appointments in business writing. The business writing coach provides guidance to students on writing assignments at any stage during the writing process.

Make an Appointment

To book your online tutoring appointment, email seth.stewart@pepperdine.edu.

Free Online Plagiarism Checker

Research Support

Writing Process, Grammar, and Mechanics

English as a Second Language (ESL) Resources

Grammarly is an online grammar and spelling checker that improves communication by helping users find and correct writing mistakes. Grammarly is provided as a free service for all Graziadio School students.

How to use Grammarly:

  • Copy and paste any English text into Grammarly's online text editor or install Grammarly's free browser extension for Chrome and Safari.
  • Grammarly's algorithms flag potential issues in the text and suggest context-specific corrections for grammar, spelling, and vocabulary. An explanation is provided for each correction, so you can make an informed decision about whether, and how, to correct an issue. 

For new students who started in this current term, you received an email from Grammarly EDU with a link to activate your account. For continuing students who haven't activated your account, please follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Go to grammarly.com/enterprise/signup
  2. Provide your name, @pepperdine.edu email, and password: BidWnzCjqqzMxZNq.
  3. Check your Pepperdine inbox for an email from Grammarly and click on the activation link.
  4. Apply the access code BidWnzCjqqzMxZNq

If you have questions regarding the tools available within Grammarly, please refer to the instructional guide.

For technical assistance, you may contact support@grammarly.com or submit a ticket directly from the editor feature with Grammarly.