The purpose of Academic Success Services and Diversity (ASSD) is to provide a holistic approach to student development. Through retention-based services, skill-building workshops, and educational and personal advising, ASSD provides supportive services throughout students’ college experience.

The mission of Academic Success Services and Diversity is to help the College fulfill its mission as a Catholic Liberal Arts and Sciences institution, particularly in terms of its commitment to diversity. We help to build a rich intellectual, social, and spiritual campus environment in which all students, faculty, staff, families, and visitors feel welcome and valued.


To provide a variety of targeted and personalized intervention and advising initiatives designed to help all students succeed, with particular attention to those needing additional support to complete required courses.