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Getting Started with Grammarly

Use Grammarly Premium to improve spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and style in your writing. Grammarly is a free service for current Lakehead University students, staff, and faculty.

  1. Go to

  2. Provide your name, email, and create your own password

  3. Check your inbox for the email (check your spam folder too!) and click on the activation link.

Get the most out of Grammarly

To make sure you get the most out of Grammarly, there are some additional features that allow using Grammarly when writing in
Microsoft Word, in Internet browsers, in emails, and on the desktop!

MS Office plug-in:

The MS Office plug-in conveniently adds Grammarly to Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook. When creating a document, Grammarly will appear on the right-hand side and provide suggestions, similar to the online editor.

Desktop App:

The desktop app can be placed on your computer as a shortcut on your desktop to provide a quick and easy way to access Grammarly. Its usage is identical to the online editor.

Browser extensions

The browser extensions allow Grammarly to check writing entered in text boxes within a web browser, including the Gmail compose box.