Daily Happenings at the ACC

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 beginning the week of Sept. 9

To register for these free classes, please email acc@indiana.edu.

This Mandarin class is for beginners and will include Chinese pronunciation (pin yin拼音), basic daily conversation, and an introduction to Chinese traditional festivals and culture.

Instructor: Lili

This class will improve on existing conversation skills by discussing events in China.

Instructor: Hua

This class will build on students’ knowledge of grammar and vocabulary; the class will also use videos to help students understand day-to-day scenarios and uses of language.

Instructors: Isabel and Zhouxi


This course is designed for upper intermediate and advanced Korean level students. In this course, you will improve your speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills as well as cultural knowledge on Korean pop culture through Korean Webtoon and related Korean TV drama. Students will learn daily language commonly used in conversation, which are not typically found in traditional textbooks.

Instructor: Cathy

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.

English Tutoring will begin the week of Sept. 9.

Current Hours


12:00-3:00 pm, 5:00-7:00 pm


3:00-6:00 pm


12:00-3:00 pm


1:15-7:00 pm


12:00-4:30 pm

More hours will be added as we add more tutors

Asian Language Tutoring

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

Korean drop-in tutoring

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 pm

No Korean tutoring Oct. 9 and 30

Mandarin drop-in tutoring

Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30 pm

Wednesdays, 2:30-4:30 pm

Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 pm

More hours will be added as we add more tutors

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. If bringing a group larger than 6, please email acc@indiana.edu in advance.

Henna will be on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 pm starting Sept. 11!




Asian Cultures Around Campus, featuring Calligraphy Lessons

No calligraphy lessons Fall 2019.

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.

Let's Keep Talking at the ACC

By Appointment through CAPS
  • Monday: 12:30-3:30 pm
  • Wednesday 12:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Let's Keep Talking is a confidential and formal counseling and psychological services.  It is provided by CAPS licensed mental health providers.  They will see students at ACC during the certain designated hours.  The goal is to serve the underserved student population by reducing the environmental barriers for them to easily access to the mental health service at the site that they are familiar and comfortable with. Read more here.

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.