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All tutoring sessions are via zoom. You do not need to have a zoom account in order to join us. Click on the zoom meeting ID links to join the drop-in zoom meeting.

If you need to meet with a tutor as part of your assignment, please set up an appointment via your ACES account to ensure the tutor is able to help you the required amount of time (30- 45 minutes). 

Schedule is available at: www.alamo.edu/sac/tutoring/remote

The Writing Center is offering writing workshops via zoom. If you would like to have more information or request a tutoring appointment, please email us at sac-wctr@alamo.edu

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The College Writing Center offers free services to students, faculty, staff, and community members. Our professional tutors are here to help you with writing from any discipline. Whether you need assistance with understanding an assignment, generating ideas, creating a thesis, or organizing your paper, our tutors can help you improve your writing skills.  

We promote student learning and thinking by helping writers focus on issues of meaning and by involving them in reflection on their own work. By building collaborative peer relations with student writers and modeling appropriate academic behavior, we help students build the confidence, articulate the ideas, acquire the strategies, and learn the skills to engage effectively in their writing processes.

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 Writing Center Services  


We offer one-on-one peer tutoring. Our tutoring sessions are up to 45 minutes. What to Expect from your Tutoring Session.
 Open Lab: The Writing Center is also an open lab with computers and tables where students can work. 
 Writing Resources: We also have an extensive collection of writing references, handouts, and other books on writing. 
 Writing Workshops: The Writing Center also offers workshops for faculty and students upon request.
 Frequent Writer Program:  Come three or more times for a tutoring appointment and win cool stuff! See below for details.


Creating a One-on-One Scheduled Appointment

You can now create you own tutoring session via ACES. Instructions in how to create your own appointment can be found here:


Writing Center Special Offering

See below for information on our Frequent Writer Card Program:

Frequent Writer Program

Stop by the Writing Center and pick up your Frequent Writer Card.
Research had shown that students who come in for tutoring sessions often, and follow the suggestions of the tutors, are more likely to increase their grade by a whole letter grade. Therefore, to motivate you to come in and succeed, we have lots of great prices you can earn after you complete three sessions, The more sessions you come, the more prices you can get.
Prices include backpacks, books, shirts, etc.

Also, after every third tutoring session, your name will be entered in a drawing at the end of the semester! Get smart and get free stuff!


Excellence in Writing Awards 

To Alamo Colleges faculty,

The SAC Writing Center's annual Excellence in Writing Ceremony is on its way, and we here at the Center invite you to nominate exemplary writers from the Spring 2020 and Fall 2019 semesters! The ceremony will be held on March 19th, 2020 in the Fiesta Room of the Loftin Student Center from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

The deadline for submissions is March 8th 2020 at 5pm. Any submissions posted after the deadline will not be included in the ceremony.

Spring 2020 and Fall 2019 Excellence in Writing Ceremony Nomination Form


Faculty Partner Program

The Writing Center works with faculty to support the writing that students do in their class. We encourage faculty to contact us and let us know about their assignments and goals for the use of writing in their curriculum. We also can assist faculty in creating assignment or supporting the writing in their classroom. We can even present a workshop in a faculty member's classroom upon request. Contact Jane Focht-Hansen for more information: jfocht-hansen@alamo.edu



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