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Online Writing Library

SBCC Writing Center Handouts are designed to provide learning support for the Santa Barbara City College community. The goal of this site is to help students improve their writing skills by offering them a variety of online resources, to be utilized independently or in conjunction with Writing Center tutorials on campus.

Handouts are available for use by students, staff, and faculty. In order to access the handouts, please make sure that you are signed in to pipeline on your browser before clicking the link below.


Additional online resources may be found at our Virtual Tutoring Station and at the bottom of this page.

Handouts for all stages of the writing process

For your convenience, here are links to our Writing Session Tutorial Forms, as well as a few additional resources developed by SBCC Faculty and Services. Please also visit our Virtual Tutoring Station.

Tutorial Session Forms

Pre-Tutoring Directed Learning Activity / Session Record 

Session Reflection

Additional Resources

Tips for Writing the College Admission Essay - A helpful Powerpoint from the SBCC Transfer Center.

UC Personal Insight Essays - Additional information and preparation exercises

Writing DLAs

Writing Across the Curriculum Guidebook: A collaborative SBCC faculty effort coordinated by English instructor David Starkey.



 All Writing Center Handouts require Adobe Acrobat Reader. You can download it for free here.

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