College of the Siskiyous

Writing Support

Receive one-on-one writing support from a College of the Siskiyous writing instructor or access resources to help you become a more confident writer. You will need to register for a free non-credit class EDUC 0670 to receive this service. EDUC 0670 is a free, open entry/exit class in which gives you the privilege of receiving this additional one-on-one support. There are no other class meetings required.

Writing Support services include the following:

  • We can look over your rough draft and offer suggestions for improving your writing.
  • We will point out your weak areas, explain corrections, and help you become your own editor.
  • We can help you get started on a writing task: See us if you don't know how to start .
  • We can help you cite sources and show you the correct format for all standard citations.
  • We can help you find a topic that fits the assignment.
  • We can help you overcome writer's block: Stuck? We can help you get going again.
  • We can show you how to write a limited and clear thesis.
  • We can show you how to avoid Plagiarism; how to quote, paraphrase, and cite your sources to avoid plagiarism problems.

To Make an Appointment

Visit the Academic Success Center

Call the Academic Success Center at (530) 938-5830

Use TutorTrac


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Helpful Writing Topics

American Psychological Association (APA) Format

Chicago Manual Style (CMS)

Modern Lanuguage Association (MLA) Format

Research Paper Survival Guide

The Writing Process

Other Documents

Helpful Writing Websites

The Academic Success Center Locations and Hours:

Reminder: NetTutor is a free option for tutor assistance and paper review during the reduced summer session hours.

Academic Success Center (Weed)

Located in the Learning Resource Center (Building 2)
Email: Academic Success Center
Phone: (530) 938-5830

Fall 2018 Hours:
Monday and Wednesday: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Academic Success Center (Yreka)

Located in the computer lab in Room 8, (Building 3)
Email: Yreka ASC
Phone: (530) 841-5922

Fall 2018 Hours:
Monday: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am to 2:30 pm