Writing Center Tutoring Services
Our writing center team is standing by to assist students with their reading and writing
skill-building. We believe that successful writers, whether beginning or more experienced,
benefit from discussing their work with an engaged and supportive audience. Therefore,
we are here to help Mt. SAC writers at any stage of the writing process, from brainstorming
on a topic, to drafting that first version, to revising the final product. We cannot
wait to discuss your goals, review your work with you, and help you take your next
You can schedule appointments for online or in-person tutoring via our platform, EAB Navigate, or drop-in to our center on campus for walk-ins (although these are not guaranteed,
so we do recommend appointments). Sessions are 30 minutes or an hour, depending on
your needs. We will accommodate more than one appointment in a day if capacity allows
it, but we encourage you to work independently between sessions, applying what was
learned during the prior session. You are welcome to use our on campus computer lab
to do so. Come on in, we cannot wait to work with you.
- How to register for our services?
How to Register in the Portal (YouTube) How to Make an Appointment (YouTube)
Instructions for Signing up for Writing Center Tutoring
If this is your first time using the Writing Center this term, you must follow 3 simple steps in order to use our services.
- Register in the portal with the CRN that applies to you:
Note: This will register you into a non-credit, no-cost tutoring class.
- Once the CRN is registered, return to the Writing Center homepage and click Make an
- Create you appointment on EAB Navigate. Use the instructions on the link that follows
or watch the video on the link above. (Instructions to EAB)
- Online tutoring - How to
Scheduling an Online Writing Center Appointment
To schedule an appointment at the Writing Center:
Go to EAB Navigate to schedule your own appointment.
Call or email the Writing Center if you have any questions. (909) 274-5325 or email@example.com
Please make sure you are aware of the Writing Center Policies and Procedures before
you schedule an appointment.
"What to Expect from a Tutor" and our tutoring services.
- In-Center Tutoring - How to
In-Person Help at the Writing Center
We are open for in-person tutoring every day except Saturday! All tutors are able
to work with you in person, just make your appointment on EAB. Drop-in appointments are also offered but are not guaranteed, and we ask that you
are patient when waiting for an available tutor. You are welcome to work on assignments
in our computer lab while you wait for a tutor to become available.
- What can tutors assist with?
General Writing Center Tutors
Our certified tutors are standing by to support you with the following:
- Understanding an assignment
- Brainstorming a topic
- Organizing ideas
- Conducting database research / evaluating source material
- Drafting a thesis statement
- Developing your ideas / improving your analysis
- Incorporating sources / introducing quotations and paraphrases
- Revising / editing an assignment
- Reviewing a DLA
NNES Specialist Tutors:
We recognize the unique needs of our multilingual writers as they adjust to new academic
culture and writing conventions at Mt. SAC. We have specialists prepared to work with
you and assist you in your academic writing journey. In addition to the services listed above, our NNES Specialist Tutors can assist students with the following:
- Vocabulary development strategies
- Academic reading strategies
- Clarification of assignment requirements
- Genre awareness
- Grammatical conventions
- Resume writing
- Basic paragraph writing