Writing Center

Writing Center

Get Free One-on-One Writing Help in All Subjects

Improve your writing skills. Get feedback on your projects. Overcome writer's block. We can help you with your essays, papers, bibliographies, transfer and scholarship applications, and more.

You can write, revise, edit and print your work from the computers in the Learning Commons. 

Make an appointment. Or check out our Writing Center resources.

Have questions? Contact us.

We Can Help with Any Subject

Papers and Essay Exams

  • Clarifying assignments
  • Interpreting literature
  • Citing sources in MLA, APA, Chicago and other formats
  • Oral presentations
  • Essay exam strategies

Writing Skills

  • Developing and organizing ideas
  • Editing and proofreading skills
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Research process
  • Word processing

Resume and Application Essays

  • Transfer applications to four-year schools
  • Scholarship essays
  • Resumes
  • Cover letters

Contact Writing Center

How to Meet with the Writing Center Staff

  1. Make a 30-minute appointment using your Sierra Connect (formerly Starfish) account. View step-by-step instructions to help you schedule an appointment.
  2. Visit the Writing Center, 2nd floor LRC, or
  3. Drop in LRC 441 every Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00am to 1:00pm between Feb. 26 and May 7.

What to Bring:

  • Your student ID
  • Prompt for the writing assignment (directions from the instructor)
  • Printed, double-spaced draft of your paper if you have started to write
Nevada County Campus

Visit us for a drop-in session.


Get on-campus writing support in all subject areas. For peer tutoring, drop in or make an appointment.

Rocklin Campus LR 2nd floor

  • Fall and Spring Hours
    M-Th: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    F: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Nevada County Campus N2 203

  • Phone: (530) 274-5265
  • Fall and Spring Hours
    TTh: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    W: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Tahoe-Truckee Campus LRC/Library

  • Phone: (530) 550-2284