Student Services

We provide a wide array of services to make your experience at the Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine both rewarding and successful. Our student services include:

  • Student Council
  • Academic Advising
  • Registration
  • Health Services
  • Library
  • Communications
  • Career Development
  • Alumni Association
  • Qi Cultivation
  • Tutoring Services
  • Student Orientation
  • Committed to Community

Student Council

The Student Council plays many roles. The Council, made up of representatives from each class, meets regularly with the administration, faculty and the Board, playing a vital role in enhancing the further development and growth of the school and its students.

Academic Advising

ASAOM administration offers academic advising to assist you in the planning and completion of your degree requirements. From first semester- through graduation- and beyond, the administrative team will support you to complete your Master’s degree, to become a nationally certified and licensed TCM practitioner, and as an alumnus of the Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Registration

The registrar’s office ensures that determining your class schedule and registering for classes flows smoothly. During registration you may enroll in specialized elective courses, review the dates for our annual China program, and receive updates regarding changes in programs, campus facilities and support services.

Health Services

The ASAOM Health Clinic is a flourishing environment for both student education and quality healthcare. As a prospective student, you may receive a free acupuncture treatment during your tour of the campus. Enrolled students receive healthcare services at the clinic, including Acupuncture, Tuina (Chinese Medical Massage), Cupping, and Nutritional Information with significant discounts.

Library

The ASAOM library collections contain a broad selection of over 3,000 books and 25 journals on traditional Chinese medicine, Western medicine, and related topics.  The library provides wireless internet, copy and print services, and a professional librarian and staff to assist you. Library hours are posted, depending on classes.

Communications

ASAOM maintains Internet and data platforms to facilitate effective administration, student and alumni interaction. Communications include direct email, the school’s web site, voice over IP phone services, and the ASAOAM’s email and forum platform.

Career Development

ASAOM offers on-going courses in practice management and marketing to assist you in your development as a successful TCM practitioner. You can refine your presentation skills by giving TCM lectures at universities, participating in annual health fairs, and speaking at public events. ASAOM supports the alumni association and promotes the exchange of ideas to foster professional development.  Graduates are invited to share their expertise with students during on-campus lectures. Professional vacancies in the field of acupuncture and TCM are posted regularly under Career Opportunities.

Alumni Association

The Alumni Association connects graduates to each other and to ASAOM, on both social and professional levels. Continuing education courses and social events invite graduates to return to the school and meet with faculty, other alumni, and students. Graduates play an important role in the definition of our successful Master program, and continue to play valuable roles in the profession.