What you should bring when you meet your tutor?
- Pen/pencil and paper or laptop
- The prompt for the assignment that you've working on
- Questions you might have about the prompt
- What you have so far in your writing process
- An idea of what you want to focus on during the session
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Hours of Operation
- Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 7:00pm
- Friday: 8:30am - 12:30pm
- Saturday: 10:30am - 2:30pm
Workshops, tutoring wanted and other activities are regularly updated on Facebook
Student employment: Tutor Positions
1. What exactly are the benefits of being a tutor?
- Rate of pay begins at $12/hour for undergraduates and $12.50/hour for graduates.
- Schedule is flexible and usually work between 5 to 12 hours per week.
- Provides an opportunity for professional development, especially in one-on-one tutoring, small group instruction, and mentorship.
- It offers practical experience and career training for aspiring educators.
- Tutors do not only help others effectively with composition, but also to improve their own writing.
- It offers the opportunity to join a dynamic community of students, faculty, and community members.
- Former Writing Center tutors have gone into successful careers as PH.D. students, high school and community college teachers, reporters, freelance writers, and editors.
2. Who may apply to the Writing Center?
- Any undergraduate who has attained junior standing
- Any graduate student
- Applications are accepted from all majors that meet the minimum qualifications.
- Hire for the full academic year (Fall and Spring), and sometimes in Summer.
3. What are the qualifications required for the job?
- No previous tutoring experience is required.
- All undergraduate applications must be currently enrolled in or have completed their upper division writing requirement with a B or higher in the spring of their application.
4. What application materials should I submit and when are they due?
All materials must be submitted at a packet to the English Department office (UH-322).
All forms are available on the CSUF Writing Center website.
Application packets are due by the last Friday of April
- A hard copy of the completed application form.
- CSU1 form.
- A 3-5 page writing sample
- Curriculum vitae
- A recommendation form from two faculty members and instruct them to submit the form directly to the English Department office or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org