Support Services | Albright College

Support Services

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Adult learners like you face unique challenges, especially when it comes to balancing your education with your family, job and other important obligations. Rest assured, our team at the School of Professional Studies is here to support you every step of the way. You will have access to a wide range of free services to help you excel in your classes and stay on track to meet your academic goals.

Tap into free, expert support, such as your own personal academic coach as well as tutors, proofreading and job placement services. At Albright, our only goal is to make sure that you achieve yours.

Educational Support

Everyone at the School of Professional Studies has a personal interest in your success and offers one-on-one services to help you during your academic journey.

An SPS student interacting with an academic coach at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Academic Coaching

As soon as you enroll at the School of Professional Studies, you will be paired with an academic coach who will act as your concierge, your advocate and your friend. Your coach will be there for you to answer questions, offer guidance and provide an academic road map.

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Academic Learning Center

Open 24 hours a day, the state-of-the-art Academic Learning Center offers a wealth of valuable resources. Here, you can engage in one-on-one tutoring or schedule an online session through our “Smart Thinking” program.

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An SPS student getting help in the writing center

Writing Center

Need some help with a paper? The Academic Learning Center also offers services to assist you with your professional writing skills. Whether you need someone to proofread a paper or help you with paragraph structure, we’re here to provide the expert guidance you need.

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Career Placement

The support doesn’t stop at graduation. Whether you need help refining your resume or want some interview prep, you can find it through our career placement services. We don’t consider your time at Albright complete until you are career-ready.

An SPS student interacting with a faculty member at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania.

“Albright is so special because of the advisors we have here. Without them, I wouldn’t have been able to have three internships while here, travel to London and go to graduate school at Carnegie Mellon.”

— Whitney Jefferson ’19
(Whitney finished grad school and is now a Copyright & New Media Coordinator)

“I have a much better sense of where I want to be and what I want to do with my life than I used to,” she said. “I feel like Albright is helping me work toward being a better person.”

— Alayna McCarty ’22

“There were professors and peers that understood my passion and were able to engage in meaningful conversations about it. I was able to take a lot of classes to help me focus on what I actually cared about.”

— Carolyn Cortes ’20


Campus Amenities

As a student in our School of Professional Studies, you have full access to our campus. We invite you to take advantage of the many resources we have to offer.

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Rockland Market at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Health and Wellness Center

Your physical and emotional well-being matters the most. The Schumo Center for Fitness and Well-Being gives you the chance to squeeze in a workout, take a class or go for a swim. If you want to see a medical professional on campus, we invite you to schedule an appointment at the Gable Health Center.

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Rockland Market

Need to grab a quick bite while on campus? Head to the Rockland Market in Roessner Hall, home of our School of Professional Studies. Here you can find a wide selection of offerings – from quick snacks to fully prepared ready-to-go meals.

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Campus Activities

Our SPS students are an integral part of the Albright College culture. We offer a number of activities especially for you.

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A Welcome Alumni sign during Alumni Weekend at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania

Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend is a time when Albright students past and present gather to celebrate alumni achievements and connect with classmates. We offer special Alumni Weekend events for our SPS students. And of course, we invite you to take part in all activities. Attend a game, participate in a departmental gathering and connect with your former professors.


Homecoming

Football. Tailgating. The smell of fall in the air. Homecoming is a special time at Albright. And we hope that you will join us for this memorable weekend. We even have a tailgating party just for our SPS students. So please make plans to attend. Let’s celebrate our Lion Pride together.