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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.

Fall 2023 Writing Center Tutoring

Students may work with a Writing Center tutor in person or online.  Tutoring for the Fall 2023 semester begins on Tuesday, September 5 and ends on Thursday, December 14. We look forward to supporting you. 

Connect with a Writing Center Tutor

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Online & In-Person Tutoring

To book an appointment through Accudemia, click here

After clicking "Schedule Appointment," be sure to select either In-person OR Online Tutoring

Please click here to view our Writing Center Information and Usage Guidelines

Learn more about the SBCC Writing Center

Additional Resources for the SBCC Writing Center Online


Connect with the Writing Center by Phone

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Connect with the SBCC Writing Center


(805) 965-0581 Ext. 2663
(805) 730-4463



The Writing Center is located in the CLRC on West Campus.
Click here to view a map of the main campus and look for the building labeled "CLRC"



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.

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