Free Writing Tutoring Available!

Free Writing Tutoring Available


The Student Learning Center (SLC) offers free writing assistance to all CSU, Chico students. Trained, faculty-recommended, and friendly peer tutors are ready to help with different writing tasks including essay assignments, research projects, reports, resumes, and scholarship applications. In a collaborative and supportive environment, tutors help students understand writing assignments; work through writer’s block; brainstorm, develop, and organize ideas; and polish their work.


Drop-ins are welcome, but students are encouraged to make an appointment. Appointments guarantee students 1 hour with a tutor, whereas drop-ins are limited to 30 minutes and offered 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 340


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 Assistance


Online writing tutoring and writing forums are also available via the SLC 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, SLC Writing Center Coordinator, at or 898-5804 or visit our website at .