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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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ACADEMIC SKILLS WORKSHOP SERIES

The Academic Skills Workshop Series has concluded for the fall. Please check back in December for the Spring 2015 schedule.

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math placement test
accommodations

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, see Requesting Accommodations on the Math Placement Test.

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How to Study Smart: Tips from AU students

"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...


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Coming in SPRING 2015!

Successful Student Series

SUCCESSFUL STUDENT SERIES
for New Undergraduate
AU Students!

Wednesdays, 4-5 pm
Anderson Hall Conference Room

January 28
Getting the Most Out of Class Lectures and Discussions

February 11
Effective Class Participation and Communication Skills

February 25
What to Do if You're Struggling
in a Course

March 18
Developing Critical Reading Skills

April 1
Maintaining Motivation through Second Semester

April 15
Study Skills for Cumulative Exams

Attend these one-hour discussions about academic skills to help build confidence in your abilities as a college student.

You will benefit the most if you come to all or at least several of the sessions. Discussions will accept new students from week-to-week.

No registration is required.



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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

Schedule appointments for FREE in-house one-on-one writing assistance and tutoring for selected courses.

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ASAC TUTORING AND
WRITING LAB CLOSED
DURING WINTER BREAK

The ASAC Tutoring and Writing Lab will be closed during the winter break and will re-open on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.

Schedule appointment


WHERE TO GET THE HELP YOU NEED IN THE ASAC

Schedule an appointment
with an ASAC counselor
202-885-3360

Information about workshops
fabri@american.edu

Information about 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
202-885-3360
ATspecialist@american.edu

Current Workshop Schedule