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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Life After Midterm Grades

    Posted by David James

    Midterm grades are up (and in case you weren’t aware, you’ll find yours at your plus.hope acc...

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  5. ASC Study Tip- LOTS of FREE Resources on campus!

    Posted by Suzette Staal

    Review & Reflect Regularly- What’s working? What’s not? Make a plan to adjust. Do...

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  6. ASC offers limited tutoring for May Term

    Posted by Suzette Staal

    The Academic Success Center will have limited remote tutoring for May Term. Tutoring will take pl...

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