College of Applied Science and Technology
(formerly Summit College)

College Reading & Study Skills (CRSS) Lab

Faculty tutors are available to assist students, throughout the academic year (not summer) who need assistance in acquiring College Reading and Study Skills.  The CRSS Lab is located in Polsky 342.  Appointments are required and can be made by calling (330) 972-7046.  Advance appointments are highly recommended with a limited number of drop-in appointments available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 Tutors can help you develop and improve skills such as:

  • Reading comprehension
  • Reading textbooks more efficiently and effectively
  • Preparing for tests
  • Summarizing
  • Note taking
  • Outlining
  • Vocabulary development
  • Time management
  • Memory techniques
  • Organizing for success

 

Students who use the CRSS Lab are expected to:

  • Go to class, listen attentively, take notes, and ask questions of your instructor to clarify misunderstandings.
  • Attempt to do your class assignments BEFORE coming to your tutoring session.
  • Identify specific areas where help is needed with specific questions to ask a tutor BEFORE coming to your tutoring session.
  • Come prepared with all necessary materials: class notes, textbook, syllabus and handouts, paper, pencil/pen, etc.
  • Be ready to actively participate in the tutoring session.

 Hours:

  • Monday:              9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday:             11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday:         11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday:            9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Friday:                 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Andrew Richardson

Andrew C. Richardson
Coordinator, Summit College Tutorial Services
Developmental Programs
Phone: 330.972.5480
Email: acr1@uakron.edu

College Reading & Study Skills Lab

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday, Thursday, & Friday
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday

See also:

    University of Akron

    The College of Applied Science and Technology
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    Office of the Dean
    Polsky Building 216
    330-972-6578

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    330-972-7220

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    Akron, OH 44325
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