The Writing Center in the Teaching and Learning Complex will be closed starting December 8, 2022 and we reopen on January 17, 2023.

AATC Writing Support Center

Why do students choose to use the Writing Support Center?

  • We help build better writers, not just better papers
  • We view writing and reading as a process that we’re here to help with
  • We help students build their academic confidence and competence
  • We have a friendly atmosphere where students can discuss their writing

Looking for writing and reading help?

  • New appointments open every three days, but if you are having trouble with the system, please contact our front desk team.

Writing Support Center Services

The AATC Writing Support Center offers a variety of appointments to help you succeed with your writing and reading. Click on the buttons below to read our guides and access our calendars.

Subject Monday-Thursday Fridays Saturdays Sundays
Writing Specialist Appointments in Dutton Hall & on Zoom 9AM - 6PM 9AM-6PM CLOSED CLOSED
Writing Tutor Appointments in the Teaching and Learning Complex, Writing Center 9AM-1PM 11AM-1PM CLOSED CLOSED
AATC Writing Studio in the Teaching and Learning Complex, Writing Center 12PM-5PM CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Open Study Area in the Teaching and Learning Complex, Writing Center 9AM-6PM 10AM-4PM CLOSED CLOSED

Writing Workshop Schedule (click to expand)

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due and Avoiding Plagiarism

For more information and to sign up, please visit the UC Davis Library's Workshops, Tours and Orientations page

  • November 2, 2022 11:00am-12:20pm and November 9, 2022 11:00am-12:20pm

Services for Faculty and Staff (click to expand)

If you would like a Writing Specialist to visit your class to give a 15-20 minute presentation on services or a customized workshop, please complete our interest form

We also have a video of our presentation on our services that you're welcome to show your class.

If you would like to assign a PlayPosit module on avoiding plagiarism, please consider adding these videos AATC made with the UCD Shields Library.

Please contact Kevin Sitz (kwsitz@ucdavis.edu) for more information.

Campus Writing Support Resources (click to expand)

The Writing Support Center is not the only UC Davis department that offers writing support. These departments offer one-on-one consultations, online resources, workshops, and more to help support your writing beyond coursework.

The Internship and Career Center can help you with applying for jobs and internships. 

Health Professions Advising can help you prepare your materials when applying for graduate school in the medical professions.

Pre-Grad and Law Advising can help you prepare your materials when applying for graduate and law school.

WAC Writing Fellow Consultations can help graduate students with their writing.

The Office of Research Grant Writing can help you with writing research grants and provides many resources.

The Entry Level Writing Online Resource Page offers many online resources related to improving your writing abilities.

Academic Department Listings of Tutors for Hire

Some Academic Departments on campus maintain lists of tutors that students can hire. AATC has no affiliation with these listings and does not endorse or vet these tutors. Please carefully consider the following before contacting a private tutor

  • Read any disclaimers on the department listing
  • Agree on a price in writing
  • Talk about what success will look like for you
  • Ask how the tutor is qualified
  • For safety, meet the tutor in a public place

Ready to look for a private tutor to hire? Listings for the Department of: ChemistryMathematicsPhysicsStatistics

Become a Tutor

If you are interested in helping others be as successful as you are, consider applying for a tutoring position. The rewards are great for both you and the students! Please click here for more information and to fill out our online application form.

Other Campus Resources for Students

Not sure where on campus to go for something?
Student Affairs has a great Where to Get Help guide.

Looking for help overall with your classes not just a specific subject?
The Office of Educational Opportunity and Enrichment Services (OEOES) offers Success Coaching and Learning Strategies support services.