Reading Center

The Reading Center offers academic support for Brookdale students enrolled in any Brookdale course who need assistance in applying reading strategies in their current courses. Students can meet with an Instructional Assistant in a 45-minute face-to-face appointment. Reading Instructional Assistants offer help throughout the semester by explaining strategies to help you:

  • Understand your syllabus and get organized for the semester
  • Know your textbook
  • Make sense of your textbook and articles
  • Organize the important information
  • Prepare for tests and exams
  • Suggest tips for studying with peers

The Reading Center also provides weekly assigned lab times as a fundamental component of READ 091 and READ 092. In addition, individual 45-minute appointments are offered for READ 095 students.

Students can schedule appointments on-line through

Students without appointments may attempt to drop-in. Drop-in appointments are taken on a first-come, first-served basis and are not guaranteed. Students with scheduled appointments must arrive on time, as appointments are forfeited after five minutes. Students may use the Computer Lab without an appointment.

The main Reading Center and Reading Computer Lab are located in Larrison Hall, Room 124. You can reach us at 732-224-2942. Students can receive reading strategy assistance at other locations; students can receive assistance with any reading strategy at other locations by choosing the “Hours and Locations” link on the bar to the right.

Please select from the links on the right navigation bar to obtain more information about the Reading Center.