Mission & Core Values


The Academic Success Center (ASC) at Honolulu Community College strives to foster an environment of accountability, support, and achievement, an environment that also challenges all stakeholders to advocate for student success.

Our commitment is to:

  • Increase student success through proactive intervention and increased interaction with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Increase student success through guidance, personalized assistance and support as well as access to programs and services that develop attitudes and behaviors necessary for success.
  • Increase student success through collaboration and cooperation with students, faculty, staff, and support services.

Core Values

  • Optimism - The ASC believes that every student can achieve their academic and career goals and overcome all barriers to success.
  • Creativity - The ASC strives to find creative and innovative solutions to assist students in overcoming barriers to success.
  • Humility - The ASC will conduct itself so that no student feels as though we have any special importance or are superior to the student in any way.
  • Compassion - The ASC understands that everyone faces challenges, and everyone needs help in meeting them.