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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-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!

THE BIG PICTURE:
BALANCING SCHOOL, WORK,
AND OTHER OBLIGATIONS

Tuesday, September 2
5:30 - 6:45 pm
Mary Graydon 247

Analyze your weekly commitments and what your time use says about your priorities. Learn to organize the puzzle of class, study, social, wellness and work time in your 168 hour week! Construct your work/life schedule and semester at a glance calendar.

View the full schedule


ASAC TUTORING
& WRITING LAB

Check back for updates on the new ASAC Tutoring and Writing Lab featuring free one-on-one tutoring for selected 100 and 200-level courses.

Request a tutor


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

      * 1st session *
Adjusting to College Classes

Wednesday, September 10
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


WHERE TO GET THE HELP YOU NEED IN THE ASAC

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

Information about workshops
breslin@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
202-885-3407
rasul@american.edu

Current Workshop 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