Welcome to the Santa Monica College Reading Center
We are located in Room 312 of Drescher Hall.
To log on to eCompanion to complete your Reading Center assignments, click here: http://www.smc.edu/students.
Next, enter your Student ID number and your password and click "eCompanion." To access your reading course, simply click on the course name.
Instructors, click here to enter your eCompanion.
The Reading Center is open from:
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays--Thursdays*
9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays
*Please be advised that classes meet
in the Reading Center several hours each day, and the room may not be quiet.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Reading students may use the computers while lab classes are in session in the room.
To practice comprehension and reasoning skills, click below:
by Thelma Gwinn Thurstone
*with permission from The McGraw-Hill Co., Inc.
Ultimate Speed Reader
Ultimate Speed Reader is available on the computers in the Reading Lab, the SMC Library and the Cayton Center.
by V. Bell, J. Cheney, P. King and M. P. Moore
|PrepStep “an online library of over 300 practice exams on core math and English skills … college preparation (ACT and SAT), placement tests … and college success skills…. User registration is required to use these resources.”|
On-line Vocabulary and Reading Resources: Click on the title.
|A Guide to Grammar, Punctuation and Vocabulary|
|Some Basic Spelling Rules|
|Latin Derivatives (prepared by Gene Moutoux)|
|Of Mice and Men Study Guide|
|To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide|
|Los Angeles Public Library|
Santa Monica College
|SMC English Department|
|Assistance is offered at no charge to SMC students.||Drescher Hall Room 313.|
Where are the computer labs on campus and what are their schedules of operation?
Reading Center Coordinator: Joyce Cheney
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