The Writing Center
Welcome! The Santa Barbara City College Writing Center offers free writing support services
to all SBCC students in all subject areas. Our goal is to help and empower students
to become more confident, self-directed, and informed writers, so they can achieve
greater academic and professional success. The Writing Center offers one-on-one tutoring,
workshops, and a variety of helpful support materials.
Spring 2023 Writing Center Tutoring
Students may work with a Writing Center tutor in person or online. Tutoring for the Spring 2023 semester begins on Monday, January 30th and ends on Thursday, May 18th. We look forward to supporting you.
Connect With a Writing Center Tutor
Connect with an in-person tutor by appointment or drop-in
Available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the CLRC
To drop-in, come to the CLRC Writing Center (located on West Campus in the same building as the library)
Connect with an online tutor by appointment or drop-in
- Available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. through Pisces.
- To access Pisces, click the Pisces tab located in the left menu of your Canvas course
- If you do not have access to Pisces through the canvas course shell for your class(es), you can access Pisces by self-enrolling in the SBCC Online Tutoring canvas course shell and access Pisces there.
- On the next screen, scroll down the list and click "Writing" to enter the online tutoring space for the Writing Center.
Please click here to view our Writing Center Information and usage guidelines.
Writing Center Chat
Please use the chat below for any questions you have about using the service or to ask a tutor a quick writing-related question. We look forward to chatting with you! ♥
The Writing Center chat is available during our online service hours (10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday).
Learn more about the SBCC Writing Center
Additional Resources for the SBCC Writing Center Online
Online Writing Center Frequently Asked Questions
Connect with the Writing Center by Phone
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Connect with the SBCC Writing Center
(805) 965-0581 Ext. 2663
CLRC Building on West Campus
click here to view a map of the main campus and look for the building labeled "LRC"
After Hours Resources
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.
Other services on campus can also help you with your writing. Click here to see a sheet that summarizes these services. (Please note that this sheet has three tabs.)
In addition, our online Writing Resources, including our Handouts, are available to support you.