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ASAC TUTORING AND
WRITING LAB

Tutoring and Writing Lab appointments are LIVE on the scheduler!

NEW SPACE and HOURS IN LIBRARY!

In addition to appointments in the ASAC, MGC 243, Tutoring and Writing appointments will be available this fall 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 online:
Writing ASAC (MGC 243)
(M-Th 10am-7pm; F 10am-5pm)
Tutoring ASAC (MGC 243)
(M-Th 10am-7pm; F 10am-5pm)
Tutoring Library Collaboration Room D
(M-Th 11am-9pm)
Writing-Collaboration Room D-Library
(Sat & Sun 5-9pm)

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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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Fall 2016
ACADEMIC SKILLS WORKSHOPS!!

PLANNING AND EDITING PAPERS
Learn to take an assignment and turn it into a solid paper!

Tuesday, September 27
5:30 - 6:30 pm
MGC 247

WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS
An introduction for undergrads: planning, writing and revising!

Wednesday, September 28

5:30 - 6:30 pm
MGC 247

Open to any AU student!
No registration required.

Workshop schedule

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
202-885-3363
interpreting@american.edu

Help with assistive technology
202-885-3407
ATspecialist@american.edu
louther@american.edu

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GRAMMAR HOURS - FALL 2016

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

'THE' or 'A' or... NOTHING?
How and when to use articles correctly

Thursday, September 22
5:00 - 6:00 pm
MGC 247

VERB TENSE I
Present, past & other basic tenses

Thursday, September 29
5:00 - 6:00 pm
MGC 245

All students, all levels welcome!

You are encouraged to bring your papers and discuss recurring mistakes with the counselors.

Fall schedule

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 fall 2016 semester on Tuesday and Thursday between the hours of 10am and 3pm. The CTS will be available through the last day of final exams, December 19, 2016.

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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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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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