Office of the Dean of Students – Resources include consultations about
problems with individual students, campus life issues, and programs and services
on campus that support student success. This office also manages AU's Care Network (Helping Students
in Distress). Faculty and staff frequently observe signs of
students in distress. Uncharacteristically disruptive behavior in the classroom
or disturbing written communications can be a first sign of trouble. You can
play an important role by identifying students in distress and helping them to
receive the assistance they need.
Counseling Center – Offers counseling, self-help resources,
referrals to private care, workshops, and discussion groups to help students
gain the skills and insights they need to overcome adversity and thrive in
their life and learning.
Academic Support & Access Center – Supports the
academic development and educational goals of all American University students,
and is committed to providing access for individuals with disabilities within
the university's diverse community. Service include individual instruction in
time management, reading and note taking strategies, and exam preparation,
Writing Lab, study skills, referrals for peer tutors, and group tutoring in
traditionally difficult classes.
Campus Safety and Security – AU
has a number of different ways to communicate with faculty, students, and staff
in the event of an emergency. A
comprehensive description of these communications channels and other emergency
preparedness issues is compiled in "AU Campus Safety and Security Resources
Notification," January 26, 2015, at http://www.american.edu/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&pageid=4049285
American University Library – Resources include classes and tutorials, curriculum integrated library instruction, archives and special collections, visual media, Music Library, Services for Faculty (including instructional support - - reserve readings, library instruction, visual media for classes, reserving a classroom in Anderson Computer Complex, etc.).