department menu

Writing Center

Want a Scholarship?

The CSUSM General Scholarship Application serves as one application for various scholarship opportunities administered by CSUSM.  Join us for an online workshop to help you get started on the essay portion!  

You can join from your browser--no downloading necessary! Log in on the date and time that works best for your schedule:

  • 2 - 3pm, Tuesday, February 12: COMPLETE!
  • 12 - 1pm, Wednesday, February 13COMPLETE!
  • 1:30 - 2:30pm, Thursday, February 14COMPLETE!
  • 12 - 1pmFriday, February 15JOIN HERE! 

This I Believe Showcase

We are very proud to feature our winners of the AY18/19 This I Believe Showcase:

“I Am Enough” by Adrianna Adame

“The Power of Potstickers” by Lauren Brown

“I Believe in Healing” by Yahaira Cazares

“Patience and Perseverance” by Erica Gershom

“Faith, Hope, and Love” by Karen Siguenza

“I Believe in Loving Myself” by Samantha Sparkenbach

“Infatuation” by Reignmarc Vincent Labuguen

Did you know? We take walk-ins. The schedule may reflect that we are booked, but we always keep a few tutors reserved to see our walk-ins. Feel free to drop by. We can't wait to see what you are working on!

Have questions about your writing? Want to talk to someone about an assignment? Want assistance brainstorming, planning, drafting or revising your work? Please make an appointment by using our online system, calling our front desk, or visiting us in KEL 1103. We look forward to working with you!

If you currently have an appointment and cannot make the session, please cancel through the online system or call our front desk at (760) 750-4168.

Our Services

  • 30-minute one-on-one tutoring sessions, available by walk-in or by appointment
  • Bring-a-buddy sessions (60 mins: you, a friend, and a tutor)
    • For GEW students, limited to 2 people and must be an hour long.
    • When reserving an buddy session, you must manually select an hour
  • drop-in tutoring (no appointment necessary)
  • online tutoring services
  • scheduled workshops (also by request)
  • independent study space
  • classroom presentations about the Writing Center

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

Workshops and Events

Make An Appointment

Spring Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9 am - 6 pm
Friday: 9 am - 2 pm

Contact Info

Evan Smith, Director  

Kellogg 1103

Follow us:


We are part of the Office of Undergraduate Studies 


Centers for Learning and Academic Success Services (CLASS).