Free Writing Tutoring Available

The Student Learning Center (SLC) offers free writing assistance to all CSU, Chico students. Trained, faculty-recommended, and experienced peer tutors are ready to help with different writing tasks including essay assignments, research projects, reports, resumes, and graduate application materials. In a collaborative and supportive environment, tutors help students understand writing assignments, defeat writer’s block, develop and organize ideas, and polish their work – all while promoting independent learning.

Drop-ins are welcome, but students are encouraged to make an appointment. Appointments guarantee students 1 hour with a tutor whereas drop-ins may be limited to 30 minutes on a first come, first served basis. Writing appointments may be made in person or on the phone by calling 530-898-6839.

Location: Student Services Center (SSC) Room 304

Drop-in hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm & Fridays 10:00-2:30 pm

Appointments:  Monday- Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm & Fridays 9:00am-3:00 pm

Online writing tutoring and writing forums are also available now on our website at All papers submitted will be returned with feedback within 1-3 business days.  Questions posed through the writing forum will be answered within one business day.

For more information, contact Caroline Prieto, Writing Center Coordinator, at or (530)898-5804 or visit our website at .