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ASAC TUTORING AND
WRITING LAB

The Tutoring and Writing Lab appointment schedule is now available. We have added some new courses and hope to add more as the semester progresses. Check back often!

There are two Tutoring schedules to view. Appointments are available in the ASAC (MGC 243) from Monday through Friday during the day and in the Library, room 211, Monday-Thursday evenings and Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

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GRAMMAR WORKSHOPS!

Improve your grammar and your written assignments with our Writing Counselors. Thursday sessions from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.

Learn strategies to 1) identify common mistakes and 2) avoid making them!

WHO: All students, All levels
WHERE: Letts Conference Room

VERB TENSE I
Thursday, February 11
5:30 - 6:30 pm

Learn how to use present, past, and other basic tenses.

See the full schedule

ACADEMIC SKILLS
WORKSHOP SERIES

Take your academic performance to the next level!

STUDY GUIDES, TOOLS, AND TIPS
Tuesday, February 16
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Mary Graydon 245

See the spring 2016 schedule

Workshop Series for
Graduate Students

Saturday morning
from 11am to Noon!

All sessions will be held in the Library at the Graduate Research Center Classroom (Library B60)

Coming up:

PREPARING FOR COMPREHENSIVE EXAMS
This workshop will help graduate students to prepare for traditional, closed-book, timed essay exams. We will cover ways to organize materials and prepare study tools, as well as techniques for aiding memorization and easing test anxiety.

Saturday, February 20
11 am - Noon

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MAKING YOUR ON-CAMPUS
EVENTS ACCESSIBLE

Are you sponsoring an event on campus? You can find information here about accessibility requirements, tips for planning your event, and guidance for responding to accessibility requests.

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Courtesy Testing Service

The Courtesy Testing Service is an alternative testing service for students who have missed a test for a university sanctioned reason.

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TITLE IX, Information for Pregnant and Parenting Students

American University is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive environment for pregnant and parenting students.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities including academic, educational, extracurricular, athletic, and other programs or activities of schools. This prohibition includes discrimination against pregnant and parenting students.

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Who to call in the ASAC

Schedule an appointment
with an ASAC counselor

202-885-3360

Information about registering
to request disability-related
accommodations
202-885-3360
asac@american.edu

Information about Tutoring
and Writing Lab
202-885-3365
tutoring@american.edu

Information about
Supplemental Instruction

202-885-3443
siprogram@american.edu

Request a workshop
202-885-3339
winn@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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