We provide a community-based learning environment to help City College students become more effective, confident and independent readers, writers and critical thinkers. In support of this mission, the English Center offers assistance for all disciplines through:
- One-on-one peer tutoring sessions
- Group tutoring
- Supplemental instruction
- Workshops for students and faculty
- One-unit refresher courses
- Consultations for faculty
- The opportunity for qualified students to gain experience as peer tutors and mentors
The English Center is dedicated to providing innovation in tutoring strategies, pedagogy, and quality training in all areas of tutoring, as well as ongoing collaboration with faculty, staff, administration, and other tutorial/learning centers.
Fall & Spring Hours of Operation
Summer Hours of Operation
- Achieve your academic goals at the
Tutorial / Learning Center
|Apr. 23||10:30 AM to 11:15 AM||Using Proper Capitalization in Academic Writing||David Walsh|
|Apr. 24||10:45 AM to 11:45 AM||Avoiding Run-ons and Fragments||Gavin Brown|
|Apr. 30||10:30 AM to 11:30 AM||Using Proper Punctuation in Academic Writing||David Walsh|
|May 1||10:45 AM to 11:45 AM||Paragraph Development||Gavin Brown|
|May 6||10:30 AM to 11:30 AM||Basics for Writing Argumentative Essays||David Walsh|
|May 8||10:45 AM to 11:45 AM||Revising and Reflecting||Gavin Brown|
|May 13||10:30 AM to 11:30 AM||Using Informative and Persuasive Statements in Argumentative Writing||David Walsh|
|May 15||10:45 AM to 11:45 AM||Comma Usage||Gavin Brown|
|May 21||10:30 AM - 11:30 AM||Using Proper MLA In-Text Citations in Academic Writing||David Walsh|
|May 22||10:45 AM to 11:45 AM||Troubleshooting Punctuation||Gavin Brown|
Become an English Tutor!
Tutor Hiring Criteria
The English Center is dedicated to providing innovation in tutoring strategies, pedagogy, and quality training in all areas of tutoring. The Center is also committed to ongoing collaboration with faculty, staff, administration, and other tutorial/learning centers.
To be eligible for employment as a tutor at the English Center, potential tutors must meet the following criteria:
- Completed English 101 or equivalent with a grade of "B" or better.
- Submitted an English Center application along with a resume/CV and a writing sample
- Submitted at least one recommendation from a San Diego Community College District faculty member familiar with the applicant's writing, interpersonal skills, and experiences.
- Completed or currently enrolled in Education 100: Tutor Training. (Please note that completion of ED 100 is not a guarantee of employment.)
- Completed the San Diego Community College District application for employment and met all criteria listed within.
- Formally interviewed one or more times with designated English Center personnel.
Once these criteria have been met, potential tutors will be eligible for employment.
Exceptions may be made in specific cases as determined by the appropriate hiring personnel.
If you are interested in working as a tutor at the English Center, stop by L-209 for an application, or email Director Chris Baron at email@example.com.
English Center Application
English Center Coordinator
Adjunct Professor, English
- English Center Supervisor
- Online Coordinator
- Workshop Coordinator
- Program Development