Making an Appointment
The Bakersfield College Writing Center offers one-on-one appointments with professional Writing Consultants to all BC registered students. Students can schedule 30-minute sessions, or 60-minute sessions if they are registered with DSPS or EOPS.
To schedule an in-person appointment, stop in the Writing Center, call 661-395-4735, or email email@example.com with your name, ID number, class you are seeking help in, and possible days and times for an appointment.
For online appointments via Zoom, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, ID number, class you are seeking help in, and possible days and times for an appointment.
To learn how to self-book an appointment, please watch the videos listed below:
How the Writing Center Can Help
The Writing Center, located in H 51-52, provides Bakersfield College students with free help for any writing assignment. Our degreed, professional writing consultants will help you with:
Students can also take advantage of computer access, quiet study areas and our printing station.
The center takes appointments, but consultants can also assist walk-in students on a first-come, first-serve basis. For a successful 30-minute consultation, students are encouraged to bring assignment sheets, hard-copy notes and drafts, and any other needed material, and should be prepared to discuss assignments with consultant.
Writing Center Policies
Open to all students, the Bakersfield College Writing Center allows students to craft their writing process in all areas, from invention and structure to style and mechanics. The student-led sessions will be facilitated by a writing consultant who, along with the student, aims to identify strengths and weaknesses in the student work with the goal of gaining life-long skills for writing independence.