Welcome to the English Tutoring Center

Tutor and student working togetherThe English Tutoring Center (ETC) provides academic support to undergraduate students enrolled in English composition, reading, and English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Working one-on-one with tutors, students learn and practice the writing, reading and proofreading strategies necessary for critical, college-level writing. By enrolling in English 112, Reading and Writing Techniques, students receive one unit of credit for meeting with their tutors weekly for one semester.

To be eligible for tutoring services at the ETC, you must be enrolled in an English composition, reading or ESL course (see Tutoring Services). Please check the drop-in bulletin board in HUM 290 for current drop-in hours. For information regarding other drop-in tutoring centers on campus, please refer to the Learning Assistance Center (LAC) or the Campus Academic Resource Program (CARP). If you want to volunteer as a TUTOR, please refer to Tutoring Services.

Important Upcoming Dates

Summer ETC Office Closure

The ETC office will be closed:

  • Thursday, July 3 and Friday, July 4
  • Wednesday, July 23 - Friday, August 1, 2014

For assistance, please contact the English Department.

No Summer Tutoring

Unfortunately, since so few English composition courses are being offered in summer 2014, the ETC will not be offering tutoring services this summer. However, the Campus Academic Resource Program (CARP) will be offering tutoring and will re-open for tutoring on Monday, June 9th, Monday-Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm and Friday from 10:00am-2:00pm. For more information, please check out CARP's website: http://www.sfsu.edu/~carp1. Good luck with summer session!

ETC Summer Office & Computer Lab Hours

Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 10:30am - 4:00pm

*Computer Lab Hours:

Monday - Friday: 10:30am - 4:00pm


*The computer lab may be closed for classes intermittently throughout the summer.