Tutoring

Welcome to Fall 2020! The Writing Center is open to support you. Our hours are Monday-Thursday from 10:00-7:00 and Friday from 10:00-4:00.

Remote Writing Support

Step 1

To make an appointment with a writing center tutor, click on the red button below.

Appointments must be made no less than 15 minutes in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: The last page with the appointments takes time to load. If it still appears gray, please wait 1-2 minutes for the appointments to appear.

 

Step 2

To meet with your tutor when it is time for your appointment, click on the green button below.

The button will take you to your Accudemia home page, where you will click on the green "Join Now" button next to your appointment.

This button will appear five minutes before your session and will remain active up to ten minutes after your session is supposed to begin.

To see a short video that demonstrates how to use this appointment system, click here.

For Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about writing center appointments, click here.

If you want more information about how to connect with a tutor by phone, click here.

If you want more information about making Zoom work with low bandwidth, click here

 Please use the chat below for any questions you have about using the service or to ask a tutor a quick writing-related question.

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We can also help you connect with a tutor if you call the Writing Center at 805-730-4463 during our service hours (Monday-Thursday from 10:00-7:00 and Friday from 10:00-4:00).

 

When We Are Closed

If you are a student who has access to Canvas, you have access to NetTutor through your course shell. NetTutor includes Writing Tutoring in a variety of formats that is available 24/7.

In addition, our online Writing Resources, including our Handouts, are available to support you.