Vision Statement

We are a national model for best practices as an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) by providing culturally-relevant, student-centered programs and services.

Mission Statement

The Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Center (AANAPISI Center) is a centralized gathering space where all students, particularly Asian American, Pacific Islander, and other underserved students, receive high quality, culturally relevant, student-centered programs and services.

The AANAPISI Center exists to collaboratively strengthen and sustain an inclusive campus to foster academic success.

Core Values


  • We welcome all students.

Academic Excellence

  • We value excellence in learning and the services we provide.
  • We are committed to providing services to support the retention, completion, and graduation of our students.

Diversity & Respect

  • We acknowledge the diversity of cultural identities and foster a sense of belonging.
  • We value diversity and promote cultural sensitivity.
  • We engage and treat everyone in a respectful, responsive, and socially-just manner.

Community & Collaboration

  • We are committed to serving our students through partnerships and community building.
  • We provide a safe space and resources specifically for Asian American and Pacific Islander students, and other underrepresented students.