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-level reading and study skills.

The CRSS Lab is located in Polsky 342. Appointments can be made by calling 330-972-7046. Advance appointments are highly recommended due to 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.