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Writing Center

Being a college student is difficult enough, so why let a writing assignment add to your stress? Writing is a necessary skill regardless of your major, class standing, or career goals. We'll be your guides to help you with the communication skills needed for your success as a student. We can help you develop your ideas, cite your sources properly, write clearly on the sentence level, organize your thoughts, and communicate them articulately. We understand the needs of multilingual learners and returning students and are experts in all writing process phases. All our services are free for SJSU students.

Tutoring Services

We offer one-on-one and small-group tutoring appointments for all members of the SJSU community. Whether you want to visit us in person or meet with a tutor online via Zoom, we are here to assist you.

Workshops and Events

As well as in-person events on campus, we provide an extensive range of online writing workshops and special programs (such as the Foundations of Graduate Writing) each semester, covering many topics and levels.

Faculty Services

We are committed to supporting both students and faculty, and we partner with faculty all across campus in a variety of ways.


In addition to tutoring services, we have numerous online resources that students can use for self-study, including video tutorials, writer toolboxes, handouts, and entries in our blog.


The Writing Center is committed to recruiting and hiring a diverse and representative team of SJSU students as writing tutors and front-desk student assistants.

Contact Us

Contact us if you have any questions or would like support accessing the range of free writing services available. We are open during regular semesters and summer/winter breaks.

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SJSU students and faculty are encouraged to sign up for our dedicated mailing lists.

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