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Using Grammarly

Grammarly’s online writing assistance and anti-plagiarism tools encourage polished grammar and a professional writing style.

How Can Grammarly Help You?

Grammarly Premium can help you improve spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and style in your writing. Grammarly uses grammar-checking technology to review and improve text at lightning speed, correcting grammar, spelling, word choice, and style mistakes with extreme accuracy.

As you type, Grammarly checks your text for hundreds of common and advanced writing issues. Grammarly checks for grammatical errors, such as subject-verb agreement, article use, and modifier placement; and it also checks for contextual spelling mistakes, phonetic spelling mistakes, and irregular verb conjugations. Grammarly also provides synonym and other work-choice suggestions to make your writing more readable and precise.


Grammarly is available for use by all current Piedmont University students, staff, and faculty. You have to create a personal account to use Grammarly, and you must use your Piedmont University email address as an identifier. No other identification is needed.

  • Go to
  • You must provide your Piedmont University email address -- or -- no other email will be recognized
  • Then create your own password.
  • Grammarly will send you an activation email.
  • Check your inbox for the email (check your spam folder too!) and click on the activation link and you're ready to use the service.
  • After you sign up, you can login to Grammarly here or access it through a plug-in to Word or your web browser.
  • If you have your own personal Grammarly account, you can't convert that into the Premium account provided by the College. You must create a separate account using your College email address to have access to Premium features.

Grammarly & Privacy

In providing their services, Grammarly Inc., whose servers are based in the United States of America, will make some limited use and disclosure of your personal information, which they will otherwise keep confidential and secure, within industry standards.

Before opening an account, please read the Grammarly Privacy Policy at and their Terms of Service and License Agreement at  Your opening an account means that you consent to Grammarly Inc.'s, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in their Privacy Policy and that you accept their terms of service.