St. Mary's Seminary & University

Writing Guide & Assistance

EI Guide to Theological Writing

St. Mary’s Ecumenical Institute provides a printed guide for theological writing. To read or download that guide, please click here: SMSU Academic Writing Guide

The Turabian Citation Quick Guide shows how to cite nearly everything, including e-books and website content.

Writing Assistance

One of the services available to St. Mary’s Ecumenical Institute students is writing assistance. Writing assistance may be initiated by a student, recommended by an instructor, or mandated by a dean. The Writing Specialist is available to help students in three areas:

Consultations are normally held using Zoom. To make an appointment with the Writing Specialist, email Dr. Kimberly McManus. Students are advised to plan ahead, to start assignments well in advance, and to contact her as early as possible.