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IR Online Academic Resources

Whether you're cramming for an exam or just looking for a better way to study, American University offers a host of academic tools and resources to its online students. See below for a list of the specific individuals and links we recommend.


Writing: Take advantage of the AU Tutoring & Writing Lab, a digital tutoring center where you can schedule up to two 50-minute appointments per week to work with a tutor. You can make the appointments online at or over the phone at 202-885-3360 or by emailing More information on the Tutoring & Writing Lab can be found here:


Stats: Students who are enrolled in the required SISG-763 Quantitative Methods: Research Design & Statistical Analysis course have a number of resources to choose from if they are looking for help with Statistics. See the Methods Requirement page for helpful information!

One-on-one online tutoring in statistics is also available to students in the IR Online program who are looking for help with assignments, software, and upcoming exams.


Advising: As always, if you have a general question about the program or are not sure where your questions lie, you can always reach out to your Academic Advisor. If you are not sure who your advisor is, take a look at our "Who is my Academic Advisor" reference sheet.


Student Support: The Student Support team is here for you, 24 hours 7 days a week. We provide assistance and support to all students regarding general concerns, courses, and technology. Email or call +1 (855) 307-2847