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​(Academic Success Action Plan)

Project A.S.A.P. is a federally funded TRiO Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. This Project offers an intensive service and instructional package to a select number of students with disabilities in support of full attainment of graduation and transfer goals. The Project activities are designed to support full student success (including financial literacy) with an emphasis on improving student retention rates and academic performance.

To be able to participate in the Academic Success Action Plan, students MUST complete an application and be formally admitted into the Project.

Primary Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled on the campus

  • Must have a verified disability

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or a permanent resident

  • Must be able to demonstrate academic need (see academic eligibility below)

Other Eligibility Criteria May Include:

  • Low-income status in accordance with federal guidelines

Academic Eligibility:

In addition to the above criteria, applicants must be highly motivated to succeed in their education and must have a goal of wanting to graduate with an AA Degree and/or want to transfer to a four-year institution and have one or more of the following academic needs:

  • 2.4 or below grade point average

  • Specific problems in English or Math

  • English as second language challenges

  • College probation

  • Low placement scores

How to Apply:

  1. Download and complete the Project A.S.A.P. application (PDF) by typing or hand printing the form.

  2. Return the completed application to us in person, via FAX, or mail:

    • Fax: (310) 233-4633

    • Mail and In Person:

      TRiO​ ~ Project A.S.A.P.
      Technology Building 118 
      Los Angeles Harbor College
      1111 Figueroa Place  
      Wilmington, CA 90744

  3. Provide the requested documentation

  4. Schedule an informal intake interview with a Project A.S.A.P. staff member by calling (310) 233-4075

  5. Check your e-mail or call us for status reports on your application and/or notification of acceptance

For further information please call: (310) 233-4075. Be sure to visit the staffing portion of this website to be able to directly link with TRiO staff members.


Monday & Wednesday:
9:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday & Thursday:
10:00am - 6:00pm

8:30 am - 12:30pm


Mr. Donald Essex
Phone: (310) 233-4537
Fax: (310) 233-4633
Location: Technology Building, 
Suites 215.4 & 215.5