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The Writing Center is pleased to announce the arrival of our new Academic English Language Specialist, Kseniya Gregory. The Center is developing new services for all students on campus.  Stay tuned for more news about our plans.

The Writing Center will open for the Fall semester at 9 AM on Tuesday, September 6.

We are not currently hiring tutors. See "Information -> Jobs" at left or contact Jeff Harlig at if you would like to apply in the future.

The Writing Center Works! See the results for GEW 101 students from Fall 2013!

(Writing Center video by Jenna Jauregui)

Jenna Jauregui with Maureen Dupont

Jenna Jauregui at CRLA awards ceremony with Math Lab Director Maureen Dupont
Our tutor Jenna Jauregui received the 2013 Outstanding Tutor Award of the College Reading and Learning Association's International Tutor Training Program Certification committee at CRLA's 46th annual conference in Boston on November 7, 2013. Congratulations, Jenna!

The "Faculty Discuss Writing" video series is now available for viewing! Faculty answer some of your pressing writing questions on video. Check it out!

High School Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC): 
CSUSM writing instructors and writing tutors talked to North County high school teachers at Twin Oaks High School in San Marcos, February 17, 2016

Left to right: Elizabeth Jaffari, Joan Anderson, Mary Reinig, Jeff Harlig (standing), John Mitchell (Click image for video)

Panel for High School Composition Teachers

Make a Writing Center appointment here. 

We suggest that you first read the following:

You will have to MANUALLY select the Writing Center on the screen following your log-in. Otherwise, you might be making an appointment at the wrong center.

If you have difficulties using the appointment system or are unable to access the system, please call 760-750-4168.

Fall 2016 Hours

Open September 6 - December 9

Monday to Thursday:
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

9:00 AM - 12 PM


November 11 (Veterans Day), November 24 & 25 (Thanksgiving)

The Writing Center

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Director: Jeff Harlig

Academic English Language Specialist: Kseniya Gregory

The Writing Center is one of the Centers for Learning & Academic Support Services at CSUSM. We are part of the Office of Undergraduate Studies. 

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