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Academic Support & Access Center

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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.

Academic Support & Access Center
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8027

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ASAC TUTORING AND
WRITING LAB

In addition to onsite appointments, the TWL is now offering ONLINE appointments for writing assistance Monday - Thursday from 8pm to 10pm, Saturday from 12Noon to 4pm, and Sunday from 12Noon to 5pm. To schedule an appointment, go to the Writing (Online, Evenings & Weekends) schedule.

Tutoring and Writing Lab appointments are available in the ASAC, MGC 243, as well as in the Library, Collaboration Room D, on the first floor, just past the Research Area.

SCHEDULING ONLINE:
There are four schedules to look at when scheduling an appointment:

Writing (Online, Evenings & Weekends)

Tutoring ASAC (MGC 243)

Tutoring Library Collaboration Room D

Writing ASAC (MGC 243)

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ACADEMIC SKILLS SUPPORT

ONE-ON-ONE MEETINGS

DROP-IN MGC 243

2 - 4 pm Monday-Thursday

Having difficulty managing your time, keeping up with course readings, taking notes, studying for tests, or communicating with faculty? 

The ASAC offers ACADEMIC SUPPORT DROP-IN HOURS from 2 to 4 pm Monday through Thursday.

Stop by MGC 243 to get some quick tips and advice from an ASAC counselor. Drop-in appointments generally last about 30 minutes. You can always schedule a follow-up appointment to come back and work more in depth with an ASAC counselor to enhance your academic skills and learn more academic success strategies.

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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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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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ACADEMIC SKILLS WORKSHOPS

Coming up:

READING STRATEGIES

This workshop will help you read more efficiently and effectively to achieve course goals. We will share active reading strategies, tips for creating context around your readings, and how to take useful reading notes. Methods for effectively engaging with PDFs and electronic texts will also be briefly discussed.

March 1
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
MGC 245

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Courtesy Testing Service

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

The CTS is currently open for scheduling make-up tests during the spring 2017 semester Monday-Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm. The CTS will be available through the last day of classes, May 1, 2017.

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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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Who to call in ASAC


Appointment with an ASAC Counselor
202-885-3360

Disability-Related Accommodations
202-885-3360
asac@american.edu

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

Supplemental Instruction
202-885-3443
siprogram@american.edu

Request a workshop
202-885-3339

Exam Accommodations
202-885-3489
exams@american.edu

Note Takers
202-885-3489
notes@american.edu

Interpreting
202-885-3363
interpreting@american.edu

Assistive Technology & Alt-format Media
202-885-3407
atspecialist@american.edu