College Speed Reading & Summer Reading

Speed Reading and Study Skills

This two-weekend program will help you become a faster, smarter reader and a more effective student. You will learn several speed reading techniques, as well as comprehension, concentration, and retention strategies. You will also learn how to adapt your approach based on the type of material you are reading and your purpose as a reader. Instruction for this course is provided by the Institute of Reading Development. This is the only Speed Reading and Study Skills course that will be offered this academic year.

To register or receive more information, call 1-800-418-7910, Monday-Friday 8 A.M. – 8 P.M. or Saturday 8 A.M. – 6 P.M.

For more information, please visit the Institute of Reading Development's website here: Enroll in Speed Reading


Programs at 20 locations throughout Texas

For an enjoyable activity with lifelong benefits, we recommend one of our reading programs, which are designed and taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development.

For information, or to enroll online, please select an age group below:

To speak with a program coordinator, or enroll by phone, call (800) 964-8888
7 am- 9 pm Mon- Fri, 7 am- 6 pm Sat, 9 am- 5 pm Sun.

For program locations and schedules in your area, select a program level above. The summer reading programs are available in Bryan, Corpus Christi, Edinburg, Friendswood, Georgetown, Katy, Killeen, Lake Jackson, Laredo, McAllen, New Braunfels, Pasadena, San Antonio, Temple, Waco, and other locations throughout the area.

The Summer Reading Program is a program of Baylor's Constituent Engagement division operated by an independent, third party organization, the Institute of Reading Development. For questions about the program or to register, please contact a program coordinator at (800) 964-8888. For other inquiries, contact Baylor University Continuing Education.