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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

New offerings for FALL 2014!

SIMPLIFY CITATIONS AND
ACADEMIC INTEGRITY CODE
AWARENESS

Tuesday, October 28
5:30 - 6:45 pm
Mary Graydon Center 247

What is the Academic Integrity code? Can you spot the violation? Begin to understand the important and subtle realities of proper citation and reference. Learn about citation tech tools that can help you master citations while you write your paper, not after.

MANAGE TIME & GOALS
OVER YOUR AU CAREER

Wednesday, October 29
1:10 - 2:25 pm
Mary Graydon 247

Internships, study abroad, clubs, student government, major requirements and GenEds. Create a plan to fit in all the opportunities over your AU career. It doesn't all have to fit in one semester!

PUBLIC SPEAKING

Thursday, October 23
11:45am - 1:00 pm
Mary Graydon Center 245

Learn to give your best presentation. Learn tips to overcome common hurdles.


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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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NEW FOR FALL 2014!

Successful Student Series

SUCCESSFUL STUDENT SERIES
for New Undergraduate Students!

** Session 7 **
Maintaining Mid-Semester Motivation
Re-invigorate yourself by taking steps to keep the motivation you had on the first day of classes!

Wednesday, October 29
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Bender Library, room 115

Come to the new ASAC Successful Student Series to build confidence in your abilities as a college student! These weekly, one-hour discussions will focus on a different academic topic from week-to-week, allowing time for students to ask questions and learn new strategies from an ASAC counselor and their peers.

Each session will meet in Bender Library, room 115. No registration is required.

Topics will include:
Time management
Using your course syllabus
Class participation
Studying for tests
Planning for large projects

Staying motivated

Wednesday afternoons 4 -5 pm
Bender Library, room 115


See the full 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

NEW for FALL 2014!

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

Learn more


WRITING LAB NOW OPEN

Appointments are available in the Writing Lab beginning Monday, September 8.

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