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Center for Reading and Writing


Center for Reading and Writing

Peter P. Mercer Learning Commons | Room 420 (4th floor)

p: 201-684-7557 | Summer: 201-684-7561

The Center for Reading and Writing (CRW) offers one-to-one consulting sessions in writing and reading to students on all academic levels, both virtually and in-person. We can help you in all stages of the writing process, from brainstorming to polishing final papers. If you need reading strategies for difficult texts, we are here to assist with those, too. We also offer a wide variety of workshops from study skills to MLA, APA, and Chicago documentation styles. CRW services are open to all Ramapo students.


Summer Sessions

The CRW is open for writing and reading consultations during Summer Sessions I & II. Appointments are 40-minutes long and available in person and on Webex, during the following hours:

Monday – Thursday: 10 AM – 3:30 PM.

Make your appointments on Connect by clicking on the Schedule an Appointment button below.

Job Openings for AY 2024-25

Peer Consultants. Do you enjoy helping your peers with writing and reading assignments? Would you like to get paid for it, while developing excellent skills in communications, leadership, and problem-solving? Click the CRW Jobs button on this page and apply on Handshake! Questions? Contact Priscilla Tovey,

Supplemental Instruction Leaders. Assist a professor teaching a Critical Reading and Writing course by helping students with course assignments. Attend all classes and teach a weekly review class. No prior experience required. For more information, contact Susan Auger ( and apply on Handshake.






What Ramapo Students are Saying About the Center for Reading and Writing

  • “It was really helpful, because now I know what areas to focus on to complete my essay effectively.”
  • “I was very satisfied with the help I received. My consultant showed me how to improve my paper and reading through it really helped.”
  • “Everything about this session was positive and effective. I now have a better understanding on where to start with my research paper.”
  • “I learned how to replace paragraphs in my essay, and help improve my thesis.”
  • “I got a good perspective on my topic, and I also learned more about the Chicago style of writing.”
  • “Going to the Reading and Writing Center helps give me more ideas and strategies to work with my paper.”
  • “This is a great place to release the frustration when in doubt about writing.”
  • “I know what changes I have to make, and how to make them.”

Contact Us:

Priscilla Tovey
Outreach Coordinator
Phone: (201) 684-7561
Office: LC-424

Ramon Reyes
Developmental Writing Specialist
Phone: (201) 684-7559
Office: LC-425

Susan Auger
Reading Specialist
Phone: (201) 684-7118
Office: LC423