Student Learning Center

Writing Center

Helen Tutoring

The Writing Center offers free, one-on-one writing support for Chico State students. Trained, faculty-recommended tutors provide assistance at any stage of the writing process for any class. Whether you’re brainstorming, writing, revising or making sure your writing flows, we would love to support you.

We offer 1-hour appointments AND 30-minute drop-in sessions Monday through Friday (with the exception of holidays and academic breaks).

What would you like to do next?

Schedule an appointment
Learn about Drop-in Hours & Location
Submit My Writing for Online Feedback
Request a Class Presentation

Writing Resources

Purdue Online Writing Lab

The go-to writing resource for writing tutors, OWL has information on everything about writing academic papers. From the writing process to grammar to graduate school applications, you can find it all here.

The Writing Center at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

A wealth of information on writing, citation, style, sentence structure and specific writing assignments.

APA StyleMLA Style  Chicago

Handouts and worksheets curated by the SLC Writing Center.

Get access to the same worksheets writing tutors use at the Writing Center.

Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

If you’ve got questions, we’ve got answers!

Are you a faculty member?

The Writing Center would love to support you and your students. Here are a few ways we can help.

  1. Request a presentation for your class. We offer presentations about the Writing Center and the writing process.
  2. If you would like to add us into your syllabus, here is sample wording you can use.
  3. If you need proof of attendance, please have your students request one at the end of their appointments.
  4. If you would like to work with the Writing Center to integrate our services into your lesson plans, please contact Pa Vue, Writing Center Coordinator, at