The Academic Skills, Communication and English Support for Success Center (ACESS Center) supports graduate students on their Tianjin Juilliard Journey, no matter whether their first language is English or not.  
Throughout the academic year, ACESS Center arranges activities for graduate students, working with either faculty or peer tutors, that enable full participation in academic life at TJS. Activities range from personalized speaking or writing coaching to collaborative learning activities like Academic Reading Circles, communities of practice, and interactive workshops in writing and research skills. ACESS Center also engages graduate students through fun activities that enhance English communication and intercultural competence.