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Writing Center

ELB 273

Drop by for a walk-in session
Make an Appointment


Monday - Thursday
9AM  - 6PM

9AM - 2PM


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.

We are Hiring!

Apply to be a Spring 2020 writing center tutor! To learn more, visit our hiring information page, drop by ELB 273, or email

Upcoming Workshops

12-12:50PM Tuesday, October 22


12-12:50PM Thursday, October 24

KELLOGG 1104 - This I Believe

See next week's workshops

Upcoming Events

Halloween Poetry Contest

From October 16-25, come in to the Writing Center to enter your Halloween-themed short poem of 5 lines or less!

Voting will take place in the Writing Center from October 28-30. The winner will be announced during the Writing Center Halloween U-Hour Party in ELB 470.

For more information, stop by the Writing Center!

Academic English Support

If you're interested in working with Amanda, the Academic English Language Specialist, you can make an appointment with her or come in for a walk-in. If you have questions, please feel free to contact Amanda by email at

Amanda is usually available at the following times. If the times here don't work for your schedule, please send her an email or stop by the Writing Center to see if other arrangments can be made.

 Day Available by Appointment Available by Walk-In
Monday N/A 2-4 pm
Tuesday N/A 9-11 am
Wednesday 1-4 pm N/A
Thursday 9-10 am 10:30-11:30 am
Friday 12-2 pm N/A

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

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Contact Info

Evan Smith, Director  

ELB 273
(760) 750-4168

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Centers for Learning and Academic Success Services (CLASS).