Daily Happenings at the ACC

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) @ ACC 

3rd Fridays of the Month 12pm-1:30pm, Let’s Talk at the ACC, Walk-in counseling, Michael Whiteside.

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.

Asian Language Learning Program

Interested in learning an Asian language and about Asian cultures? The ACC can help! Our informal classes are taught by volunteer teachers and focus on vocabulary, grammar, and basic survival phrases, in addition to an introduction of cultural customs and background. All classes are held at the Asian Culture Center.

Individual Asian Language Tutoring

Interested in practicing an Asian language or need help with a homework assignment? The ACC can help! 

Thai with Kevin, Mondays, 2-4 pm 

Korean with Beatrice, Mondays 5-7 pm (for February)

Vietnamese with Anh, Wednesdays, 3-5 pm 

Japanese with Ikumi, Mondays, 2-3 pm and Thursdays, 3-4 pm 

Mandarin with Harry Kong, Fridays 1:30-3pm

Intermediate Mandarin with Hannah, Fridays, 5-6 pm 

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. 

Harry Kong, Mondays 4:30-6 PM

Emma Bui, Tuesdays, 4-6 PM

Alina Matthews, Wednesdays 5-7 PM

Sandiya Sajan, Thursdays 10:30-12:30 PM

Grant Newman, Thursdays, 1-2 PM 

Kaitlyn Wong, Fridays, 4-5:30 PM

Rohma Khan, Tuesdays 11:30-2 PM, Thursdays 2-3 PM (starting 1/31)


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

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. Thursdays from 5-6 pm. For groups larger than 8, please acc@indiana.edu to reserve a group spot.

Asian Cultures Around Campus, featuring Calligraphy Lessons

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.