The Academic Success Center (ASC) offers a variety of free services for all students. We are located in Van Zoeren Hall — immediately adjacent to the Van Wylen Library second-floor entrance.

Our services are designed to equip you with strategies and resources you can use to:

  • Succeed in difficult courses
  • Be a confident and independent learner
  • Engage in productive and effective study and learning behaviors
  • Manage your time effectively
  • Reduce your test anxiety
  • Avoid procrastination
  • Achieve your goal of earning a Hope College degree

We celebrate diversity in abilities, identities and perspectives and look forward to working with you to enhance your academic and personal success! 

Each year, the ASC:

  • Serves over 1,300 students.
  • Makes more than 800 peer tutoring matches.
  • Employs over 200 students.

Recent Blog Posts

  1. Peer Academic Coaching from the ASC

    Posted by David James

    You’re in that limbo between first tests and midterms, first papers and upcoming projects, ...

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  2. De-Cram Your Exams!

    Posted by David James

    Of course you’re already prepping for exams–in fact, you’ve been studying for t...

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  3. Does Your Motivation Need a Boost to Finish the Semester?

    Posted by David James

    If you’d answer ‘yes’ to that question, it’s not surprising. Any combinat...

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  4. Course Tutoring, Academic Coaching, & Success Strategies!

    Posted by David James

    The Academic Success Center is up and running virtually with all of our usual services: Content t...

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  5. De-Cram Your Exams!

    Posted by David James

    Join the ASC Staff for our virtual exam-preparation workshop, “De-Cram Your Exams!R...

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  6. It’s Not Too Late: ASC Course Tutoring and Peer Academic Coaching

    Posted by David James

    With this shortened semester coming to a faster close than usual, you may feel like whatever’s ...

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