Daily Happenings at the ACC

Asian Language Learning Program

Spring 2018: 9-week session from Feb. 5 to April 13
  • Hindi Beginners, Mondays 6-7 p.m.
    Instructor: TBD
  • Korean Advanced, Wednesdays 6-7 p.m.
    Instructor: Helena

    This class is for learners who have prior knowledge of Korean.

  • Mandarin Beginner, Tuesdays 5-6 p.m.
    Instructor: Xiaoling

    The class is for beginners who are interested in learning Mandarin. We will learn the basic elements of Mandarin, such as general conversation, pinyin and pronunciation, the strokes, writing, and some knowledge about Chinese culture.

  • Mandarin Beginner, Wednesdays 5-6 p.m.
    Instructor: He Zhou

    The Beginning Mandarin Course is designed for those who do not have any background in Mandarin. In this course, we will offer an introduction to Mandarin, pronunciation, basic conversation, and an introduction to Chinese Culture​.

Pre-registration is required. To register for these free classes, please complete this form, then bring it to the ACC or email it to acc@indiana.edu.

We will add more classes as we get more volunteers, so please check our website for the most updated class schedule and descriptions

Asian Language Tutoring

Interested in learning an Asian language and about Asian cultures? The ACC can help! These informal sessions will give you the opportunity to get tutoring in Asian languages. These one-on-one meetings may also be an opportunity to have a conversation partner and meet new friends. Walk-ins are welcome, no appointments needed. Students will be served on a first come first served basis.


  • Mondays, 5-6 p.m.


  • Tuesdays 4-6 p.m.

  • Wednesday 12:30-2 p.m.

  • Fridays 11-1 p.m.

English Tutoring & Peer Support Service

The ACC is offering a FREE mentoring service to IU students led by peer mentors. These student peer mentors will provide advice, support, attention, and kindness to students who would like some guidance with cultural adjustment, campus life, and schoolwork. These one-on-one meetings may also be an opportunity for learners to practice conversational English and meet new friends. Walk-ins are welcome and no appointments are needed. Our volunteers come from different academic disciplines.

Spring 2018: English tutoring will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

  • Monday: 1:30 -  7 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 11 a.m - 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 11 a.m - 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 11 - 12 p.m., 1 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday:11 a.m - 7 p.m.

After English and Spanish, the most spoken languages in the U.S. are Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

Source: WorldAtlas.com

Asian Cultures Around Campus, featuring Henna 101

  • Monday: 5-6 p.m.

Come to the ACC to learn the ancient Indian art of henna designs. We will have hands-on experience as well as the chance to learn basic techniques and designs. If bringing a group larger than 6, please email acc@indiana.edu in advance. Instructor: Risana.

Spring 2018: Henna will start on Jan. 22, Monday.

Asian Cultures Around Campus, featuring Calligraphy Lessons

  • Tuesday: 6-7 p.m.

Learn and practice the ancient art of East Asian Calligraphy. During our meetings, the instructor will share interesting facts about calligraphy as well as teach you to write in the ancient script in both brush and hard-pen formats. For more information, please email acc@indiana.edu. Instructors: Duohong and Austin.

Spring 2018: Calligraphy will start on Jan. 16, Tuesday.

Let's Talk at the ACC

Drop-In Hours
  • Wednesday: 5-7 p.m. (with Jacks)
By Appointment through CAPS
  • Tuesday: 1:30-4:30 p.m. (with Wilson)
  • Friday: 1:30-4:30* p.m. (with Wilson)

*Hours until 3:30 on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. See Voice of Discovery Drop-In Group below.

Let's Talk Now is a free and confidential consultation with an emphasis on self-understanding and finding solutions to problems provided at the ACC. Walk-ins welcome! Read more here.

Spring 2018: Let's Talk will start on Jan. 17, Wednesday.

Responding to Incidents of Casual and Everyday Racism

Need a place to talk about feeling discriminated on campus or in the community? Don’t know what to do when someone makes a racial comment about your friends or you? We can help! Please do not hesitate to contact us at the ACC. This service is provided to allow students to share personal experiences of racism and discuss ways of identifying, coping with, and confronting casual and everyday racism in a confidential atmosphere. For appointments and more info, please contact acc@indiana.edu.