All eligible participants in the Academic Achievement Program must be accepted and enrolled as an undergraduate student at Chaminade University. The student must be a citizen or national of the United States or meet the residency requirements for Federal Student Financial Assistance.* The student must demonstrate a need for academic support at Chaminade University and meet one of the following criteria:

  • First Generation College Student - Neither parents/guardians have received a four-year degree from an accredited U.S. college/university.
  • Low-Income Status - Determined by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Disability - Verified with Chaminade Counseling Center.

The student must fill out the AAP Intake Form and submit all required documents to the Academic Achievement Program located in the Student Supports Services Building.

*The residency requirement includes students from American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau.

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Academic Achievement Program (AAP)

Contact Information

For inquiries please contact:

Doreen Wales
Director of Academic Achievement Program
(808) 735-4881

Alyssa Calasicas
Program Advisor/Tutor Coordinator
(808) 739-8305



Fa'amamata Tufele
Program Advisor/Events Coordinator
(808) 735-4835

Nitaya Camacho
Program Advisor/Administrative Coordinator
(808) 735-4770