Welcome to the SJSU Writing Center


Registering for an Account

If you are new to the SJSU Writing Center, register for an account by clicking the link to the left. You are required to register using your SJSU email address (

Click here to view the video for a walk-through on how to register for an account.


Scheduling an Appointment

Once you have registered, you can use WCOnline to schedule a tutoring session.

Click here to view how to schedule an appointment.


Check WCOnline every evening at 9:00 PM (standard time, from November to March) or 10:00 PM (daylight savings time, from March to November), or early morning if possible. Our schedule is released a day at a time, up to five working days ahead. For example, on Thursday night at 9:00 PM or 10:00 PM (depending on standard or daylight savings time), you will be able to see next Thursday's schedule and availability.


Canceling an Appointment

If you need to cancel a tutoring session, please do so in advance online (through this appointment reservation system).  


Online Resources

For out-of-hours support, the Homegrown Handouts, video tutorials, and downloadable resources on our website are available to all SJSU students for easy, remote access at any time.


Further Support

Please contact the Writing Center from your SJSU email address by sending your inquiry to

We look forward to assisting you!  

Upcoming Workshops


We are pleased to confirm the writing workshops that have been scheduled for February, which are bookable by logging in to your WCOnline account and selecting the Spring 2021 - Workshops schedule. First time users of the Writing Center should register for an account to access the workshop and tutoring schedules. 


To find out more about each of our workshop topics before booking, click here.


There are limited spaces for workshops, therefore please only sign up if you are confident that you will be able to attend.

PowerPoint Like a Pro    

Monday, March 1, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Writing for Your Audience    

Monday, March 1, 2021, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Essay Prompts and Time Management    

Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Finding a Voice    

Monday, March 8, 2021, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Muscle Verbs for Good Writing    

Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11.30AM

Common Grammar and Punctuation Errors    

Thursday, March 11, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11.30AM

Common Grammar and Punctuation Errors    

Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11.30AM

Creating Easy-to-Read Sentences and Paragraphs    

Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Writing for Your Audience    

Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Scientific Abstracts    

Monday, March 22, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Deconstructing the Prompt    

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


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