The Reading and Study Skills (R&SS) Center is an academic as well as a service-oriented division of the Department of Counseling, Special Education & School Psychology in the College of Education at Youngstown State University. The staff, instructors, and Peer Tutors in the Reading and Study Skills Center
provide a variety of strategies for improving college reading and studying.
encourage students to choose study techniques appropriate to their needs.
help students understand that building reading and study skills provides high returns for their investment in study time.
help students improve performance in academic classes.
YSU students may take advantage of our services through:
academic classes: RSS 1510A - Advanced College Success Skills; RSS 1510B - Basic College Success Skills; RSS 1510C - STEM Advanced College Success Skills; RSS 1570 - Approaches to Professional Assessments
self-referral peer tutoring--individual tutoring with a trained Peer Tutor to improve study techniques in college level courses
workshops presented throughout the semester on a variety of topics
informative printed handouts available free of charge at the R&SS Center
Reading and Study Skills Center Youngstown State University Maag Library - Room 154 (lower level) Youngstown, OH 44555