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Building 26B
Writing Center Building
WC Team
Writing Center Tutors
A Writing Center tutor helps out a student

Welcome to the Writing Center

The Writing Center is online now.  Click on the link below for online appointments and on the right to sign up for our online workshops.

      • front deskVirtual Front Desk

        Virtual Front Desk

        Virtual Front Desk 

        The Writing Center is now operating remotely due to COVID-19. While our physical center is closed, online tutoring and workshops are available by clicking on the appropriate links on this page. We will also host a “virtual front desk” to answer questions and help students sign up for services.

        The Virtual Front Desk will be available via Zoom via computer or mobile device from 9am-12N & from 12:30pm-3pm, Monday through Thursday. To chat with one of our front desk staff, simply click on the Virtual Assistance button below or dial the toll-free number listed. Once you are connected, you will be placed in a virtual waiting room until one of our staff can speak or chat with you. Thank you for your patience.

        If you want to contact us during hours when the virtual front desk is closed, please email us at

      • front deskMake an Online Appointment

        Make an Online Appointment

        Instructions for Student Self-Registration in the Writing Center:

        1. Log into the Mt. SAC portal and go to the student tab to register for classes.
        2. From Student Self-Service select # 4: Register (Add/Drop) classes.
        3. Please enter the CRNs listed below when you register. Please start with the CRN for the service you want to use today. For example, if you are here to sign up for a workshop, please enter that CRN first. Then enter the other CRNs. If you are unable to enter the other CRNs, please return to the portal to enter them any time after 15 minutes have passed.
        Service Used CRN
        Tutoring (everything but AmLa and ESL) 44550
        NNES (AmLa and ESL Tutoring) 44552
        Workshops 44599

        Once you are registered, you can return to the website to sign up for workshops or tutoring by clicking on the workshop calendar or the “make an appointment” tab for tutoring.

Spring 2020 Hours 

Online Tutoring Hours

Monday-Thursday: 9am - 9pm

Friday: 9am - 4pm

More Workshops Coming up in the Summer