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Collecting applications for FALL 2019! (Deadline: May 3rd)

Writing Center tutors are  energetic, thoughtful students who work in one-on-one and small-group settings.


Application Materials

  1. A completed Writing Center Application

  2. A sample of your writing. We prefer a research paper 10 pages or longer. We will not accept group projects.

  3.  If invited to interview, you may be asked to provide a Unit 11 Form.

To apply, please submit your materials to 


  • Enrollment in at least 1 unit at Cal State San Marcos

  • Completion of GEW101B or an equivalent first-year writing course at another campus with a B or higher

  • Completion of at least two semesters of college-level coursework

  • Good academic standing



The Writing Center is staffed by undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of disciplines.

All consultants complete an intensive 10-hour training program and are eligible for certification through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) tutor certification program.

If you are hired as a consultant, you will be required to complete a two-day training before the Writing Center opens for the semester as well as complete professional development opportunities throughout the semester.  

Interested in applying? 

Please email expressing your interest or if you have any questions. We do accept application packets year-round!