Reading Center

Through the Learning Center’s Reading Center, located in Garner Hall 113-1, Barry University undergraduate and graduate students are able to meet the demands of college-level reading by developing reading comprehension skills, improving reading fluency and building vocabulary. The Learning Center’s professional tutors work one-on-one with students to help them develop reading strategies and study techniques that can be applied to college-level texts. In addition, diagnostic assessments are used to design tutorial programs tailored to students’ needs.

One-hour tutoring sessions are available by appointment. To make an appointment, call 305-899-3687.

Provided Services

  • Reading Strategies Tutorial (6 weeks)
  • Tutorial for Nursing Students (9 weeks)
  • Reading Strategies Tutorial (12 weeks)
  • Study Skills Seminar (6 weeks)
  • Test Taking Strategies (6 weeks)
  • Vocabulary Development Tutorial (12 weeks)
  • Individualized computer-based instruction
  • Diagnostic assessments
  • SI 010 Active Reading and Learning Strategies.
  • Learning Strategies Class

Reading Center Spring 2019 Hours of Operation (January 14- May 10)

Tuesdays – Wednesdays9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fridays9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Reading Center will be closed on March 2-9 and April 18-21.

For more information about the Learning Center’s Reading Center, please contact Dr. Olena Drozd at 305 899 4902 or To make an appointment, please contact the Main Office of the Learning Center at 305 899 3485.