Finals and Winter Break Hours:

Last day for tutoring in the Writing Center is Thurs., Dec. 7.

Closed during finals and winter break.

Reopens on Mon., Jan. 22, 2018.


Regular hours

Monday - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Tuesday - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Wednesday - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Thursday - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Friday - CLOSED

    The Writing Center is in room B122, located within the Learning Center.

Helpful Guides

How to Evaluate Internet Sources

How to Write an Outline

How to Write a Summary of an Article

How it Works...

WALK-IN: Students can come to the center when it is open and get one-on-one help.

By APPOINTMENT: Students will be able to sign up for 15 minute blocks by requesting an appointment. Check the schedule! You must wait for an email response to confirm your appointment.



If you feel overwhelmed by a research paper or other writing assignment for any of your courses,


The Writing Center is in Room B122, located within the Learning Center.

The Writing Center is now available to all JWCC students, free of charge, who need help with essays, research papers, and other college writing assignments.  Our staff can help you at any stage of the process:  choosing and focusing a topic, planning and researching, note taking, formatting in MLA or APA, drafting, and revising. The Writing Center does not provide proofreading services. You may not drop off papers. We are here to work with you one-on-one to provide the personal attention you need and to help you improve your writing skills.

APPOINTMENTS: Students may request an appointment on the Writing Center webpage.  Click on "Requesting an Appointment" in the left side column on this page and complete the form. Or you may send an email to  Be sure to check the schedule before you request an appointment.  Our staff will only meet with you during tutoring hours.  You must wait for an email to confirm your appointment.

WALK-IN:  Students can come to the Writing Center when it is open and get one-on-one help if available or be directed to online tutorials. Students may also schedule an appointment for a later time.  We are not proofreaders. You may not drop off papers. We are here to work with you in person. Our staff will be happy to assist you.

Students with appointments will be served first.

WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR APPOINTMENT:  Please be prepared to meet with the tutor.  Bring a printout of your paper, a pen or pencil, the assignment description or rubric, your text book, your notes or outline, and any research materials you plan to use as sources.  If you do not have a paper copy of your document, you may bring in the file on a flash drive.  You may also save your documents onto your student account X Drive.




A JWCC RESEARCH PAPER TUTORIAL has been developed to help students in conjunction with the Writing Center tutoring and can be a good introductory guide to the research paper process.   It, along with other links to writing sites, is available on the JWCC Library Homepage.   The address is

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