UCSB Campus Learning Assistance Services

Writing Services: Peer writing tutors provide individual assistance to students on writing assignments across the disciplines at any stage of the writing process. Writing tutorials are available on a drop-in or by-appointment basis.

Writing Drop-In is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please plan on arriving at the Writing Lab (SRB 3231) no later than 30 minutes before we close.

Writing Drop-In Hours
Monday–Thursday: 9 A.M. – 5 P.M. & 6 – 10 P.M.
Friday: 10 A.M.  – 2 P.M.

Writing Appointments: Sign up for appointments on MyCLAS or in person at SRB 3231.

Writing Appointment Hours
Monday–Thursday: 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.
Friday: 10 A.M.  – 2 P.M.

Preparing for Your Session: Please bring a hard copy of your paper, as tutors are not permitted to read papers on laptops or other devices. It's also helpful if you bring your writing prompt. 

Take-Home Exams: Tutors are unable to assist with take-home exams unless we receive prior written permission from your instructor. Please have your instructor email Jeff Landeck to grant permission.

ESL Specialist Appointments: offer students individual assistance with written communication in English. Sign up for an appointment on MyCLAS or in person at SRB 3231. Please note that tutors are unable to assist with grammar or vocabulary logs

ESL Appointment Hours
Monday–Thursday: 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.
Friday:
 10 A.M.  – 2 P.M.

Foreign Language Drop-In tutorials are available for Arabic, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Mandarin, Russian (Slavic), Portuguese, and Spanish. Check the Foreign Language Drop-In schedule.