SDSU Literacy Center


The mission of The SDSU Literacy Center is to facilitate research-based literacy experiences that empower K-12 students and educators.

We strive to impact individuals’ abilities to READ, WRITE, and RISE to their full potential.

Location: 4283 El Cajon Bl., Suite 200/ San Diego, CA 92105

Upcoming Events/Deadlines


The SDSU Literacy Center is happy to offer face-to-face programs on Thursday afternoons this semester, beginning Thursday. February 17 and running through Thursday, April 28 . (We will be closed Thursday, March 31 for SDSU's Spring Break.) Our offerings include one-on-one Community Reading Clinic (CRC) sessions (with very limited spaces available) and virtual literacy support from Pre-College Institute Pathways tutors for children in grades K-8.   

Safety precautions, including facial coverings, will be required of all instructors, parents, and children who enter our space - regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. Please see program dates and details below. 

Join our mailing list to receive program updates on a semester basis.  


One-on-one Community Reading Clinic (CRC) Sessions, Thursdays from 4:30-5:30pm, 2/17-4/28 (no classes March 31): 

Fall 2022 Application

Space in our one-on-one CRC is limited to 6 students this semester. Our fee is $550 for this 10-class session. Financial aid is available on a limited basis. Please sign up with the application posted above.

Virtual Tutoring Information COMING SOON! 

Write to rise WILL not BE OFFERED face-to-face in spring, 2022. check our website at the beginning of each semester for program updates, including future write to rise offerings.   
Become a School Partner!

The SDSU Literacy Center is proud to contract with schools to offer summer or after-school programming! If your school would like to host our "Literacy on the Rise" program, which includes research-based reading and/or writing support, tailored for your TK-12 students, please contact Dr. Sciurba ([email protected]). 

Financial Aid

Financial aid forms become available to all parents/guardians after their child(ren)'s acceptance into one of our programs.

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