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Academic Support & Access Center

Questions?

  • Academic Support & Access Center
    202-885-3360
    Fax: 202-885-1042
    asac@american.edu
    Mary Graydon Center, Room 243

    Monday-Thursday 9:00a.m. - 7:00p.m. Friday 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Mailing Address
  • Writing Lab
  • Supplemental Instruction
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Study Abroad for Students with Disabilities
  • Academic Skills
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Who to call in the ASAC

Schedule an appointment
with an ASAC counselor

202-885-3360

Information about workshops
winn@american.edu

Information about peer tutoring
202-885-3365
tutoring@american.edu

Information about
Supplemental Instruction

202-885-3443
supplementalinstruction@american.edu

Questions about
exam accommodations
202-885-3489
exams@american.edu

Questions about note takers
202-885-3489
notes@american.edu

Information about interpreting
202-885-3312
interpreting@american.edu

Help with assistive technology
202-885-3407
ATspecialist@american.edu
louther@american.edu

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MATH PLACEMENT TEST

INFORMATION

for NEW STUDENTS

All new undergraduate students are required to take an online math placement test. You will not be able to register for classes until you take the test. For information about requesting disability accommodations for this test, see Requesting Accommodations on the Math Placement Test.

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Connect with ASAC

ASAC on Facebook ASAC on Twitter ASAC on Instagram ASAC on Instagram

ACADEMIC SKILLS WORKSHOPS

Take your academic performance to the next level!

Time Management
and Organization

Tuesday, September 1
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Mary Graydon 245

Plan Out Your Semester
(Build a calendar)

Wednesday, September 2
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Mary Graydon 247
This is a hands-on workshop. Bring your smart device, laptop, or paper planner and your syllabi.

Note Taking Methods
Tuesday, September 8
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Mary Graydon 245

Notes You Can Study From
Wednesday, September 9
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Mary Graydon 245

See the full schedule


SUCCESSFUL STUDENT SERIES

Successful Student Series

especially for NEW undergrads!
Wednesdays, 4 - 5 pm
Bender Library, Room 115

1st session September 9
Adjusting to College Classes - Part I

These one-hour discussions about academic skills are designed to help build confidence in your abilities as a college student.

No registration is required.

See fall schedule


MEET ONE-ON-ONE WITH AN ASAC COUNSELOR

Looking for a new way to fit everything in or a strategy to manage a heavy reading load? Counselors work individually on time management, effective reading skills, note taking, study skills, speaking in public, and more. To schedule an appointment, call 202-885-3360.

Meeting with a counselor


ASAC TUTORING AND WRITING LAB!

Opening in September
for the fall semester

The Tutoring and Writing Lab will open with appointments for writing assistance the second week of classes. Tutoring appointments will begin the third week of classes. Check the scheduling calendar for available appointment times.

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How to study smart -
Tips from AU Students

Study tips

"I'm definitely a list person, so
I like to write down little lists on
Post-It notes and stick them on
my desk."  
 

Mike Wittman, a junior in CAS, has found success in learning to manage his time.

Read his study tip and more...