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Writing Center

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Eureka Campus

LRC 102
South West corner of the Learning Resources Center Building

Wendy Butler, Coordinator
707- 476-4586
Wendy-Butler@Redwoods.edu

Writing Center Hours:

Mondays and Tuesdays:
10:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

Wednesdays and Thursdays:
10:00 a.m.-2:40 p.m.                                                                   

Closed during academic breaks.

Frequently Asked Questions


You should consult your semester assignment schedule and your instructor. However, here is a list of additional possibilities:

  • Conference with an instructor or a peer tutor
  • Have an instructor help you with writing problems or evaluate your paper's draft
  • Brainstorm ideas for a paper with an instructor or a peer tutor
  • Complete referrals on your work (when your instructor has referred you to the Writing Center to work on a particular skill or problem)
  • Get help understanding an assignment
  • Get help with grammar
  • Complete pre-writes
  • Do your English homework, including correcting grammar
  • Write and revise papers on our computers
  • Do your reading journal entries
  • Study for or review tests with an instructor
  • Prepare for the end-of-semester competency essay
  • Form a study group or pair off and work collaboratively
  • Get feedback on a paper from a fellow student
  • Read the book-of-the-year or other assigned reading
  • Do research on the Internet

The Writing Center has 26 computers using Microsoft Word word-processing software. In order to save your work, you must bring a flash drive or floppy disc with you to the Writing Center.

In addition, keep in mind that the Writing Center computers are set up for general public use and may not be configured to your individual preferences.

The Writing Center also provides unlimited Internet access.

English 102, and 150 have Writing Center attendance as a class requirement. Students not  enrolled in those courses may enroll in the classes listed below according to the other classes  they're taking: 

  • ENGL 53A English Lab for English 1A 
  • ENGL 53B English Lab for English 1B 
  • ENGL 54 English Lab for Arts, Humanities, and Communication 
  • ENGL 55 English Lab for Behavioral and Social Sciences 

All of the above classes may be taken for 0.5 unit that requires 22.5 hours by the end of the semester,  one conference with an instructor or a tutor, and completion of a self-assessment survey 

OR 

All of the above classes may be taken for 1 unit that requires 45 hours by the end of the semester, two conferences with an instructor or a tutor, and completion of a self-assessment survey.