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HAWAI'I CC COVID-19 INFORMATION
In response to the COVID-10 pandemic, Hawai'i Community College has implemented Required Prevention Measures and changes to campus operations to keep our community safe. Find more information about what you need to do to stay safe, please visit hawaii.hawaii.edu/covid-19.

Student Responsibilities:

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Rights and Responsibilities

  • Every student established with the Hā‘awi Kōkua – Disability Services Program has signed a Rights & Responsibilities form. The Rights and Responsibilities form [PDF] provides an overview of the student’s responsibilities while attending the college regarding self-identifying having a disability, managing accommodations, and the utilization of assistive technology and resources. Click here to review the Rights and Responsibilities form [PDF].

Testing Accommodation Requests

  • To make timely requests for testing accommodations, complete the Test Accommodation Request Form at least 5 days prior to the scheduled exam. The form can be found at https://hawtitan.hawaii.hawaii.edu/titanium/hawccds?DeptId=hawccds. Any requests received less than 5 days prior to the exam will be granted on a case by case basis and are not guaranteed. Please ensure that you receive confirmation of testing accommodation from the Hā‘awi Kōkua – Disability Services Program office prior to your scheduled exam.

Equipment Loans

  • The Hā‘awi Kōkua – Disability Services Program has equipment available to be loaned to students as required by their specific accommodations. Any student that would like to checkout equipment will first need to complete the Equipment Loan Agreement Form. All equipment loaned to students are the responsibility of the student and must be returned at the end of the specified semester unless other arrangements are made. If the equipment is damaged or not returned the student may be held fiscally responsible. The form can be found at https://hawtitan.hawaii.hawaii.edu/titanium/hawccds?DeptId=hawccds.

Alternative Text & Auxiliary Aids

  • Hawaiʻi Community College works with students to ensure the provision of auxiliary aids and services necessary for the accessibility of lecture, text and other course materials for students with disabilities in keeping with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Students with disabilities who require alternative text or auxiliary aids of copyrighted materials must complete a Copyright Agreement Form prior to any requests are made to the Hā‘awi Kōkua – Disability Services Program. The form can be found at https://hawtitan.hawaii.hawaii.edu/titanium/hawccds?DeptId=hawccds.

ASL Interpreter Requests

  • Hawaiʻi Community College ensures access to its program and activities by providing reasonable requests for ASL Interpreters, as needed. Requests for ASL Interpreters must be requested at least 14 days prior to the event. Any request received less than 14 days prior will be granted on a case by case basis and are not guaranteed. The form can be found at https://hawtitan.hawaii.hawaii.edu/titanium/hawccds?DeptId=hawccds. Please ensure that you receive confirmation from the Hā‘awi Kōkua – Disability Services Program office prior to your scheduled event.

Additional Accommodation Requests

  • All other requests for accommodations for any workshops, activities, or events hosted by Hawaiʻi Community College must be requested at least 14 days prior to the event or activity. Any request received less than 14 days prior will be granted on a case by case basis and are not guaranteed. The form can be found at https://hawtitan.hawaii.hawaii.edu/titanium/hawccds?DeptId=hawccds. Please ensure that you receive confirmation from the Hā‘awi Kōkua – Disability Services Program office prior to your scheduled event.

Additional Information

The institution’s principle degree programs are congruent with its mission, are based on recognized higher education field(s) of study, are of sufficient content and length, are conducted at levels of quality and rigor appropriate to the degree offered, and culminate in identified student’s outcomes. (Standard II.A.1 and II.A.6)

  • Accommodations may not alter course curriculum, assignments, or the syllabus of the instructor.
  • Post-secondary institutions may not mirror any accommodations made for students in their high school classes or mentioned in their 504/IEP.
  • No 1 to 1 services will be provided to students with disabilities (i.e. educational assistant) nor does the college automatically allow any 1 to 1 services to accompany a student with a disability.
  • Students can utilize or bring their own resources to class as long as it’s approved by the Hā‘awi Kōkua – Disability Services Program and/or the instructor.

Peer Mentoring

All students identified with the Hā‘awi Kōkua – Disability Services Program are assigned a Peer Mentor who will be in contact with you to provide support and ongoing monitoring. To schedule a meeting with your peer mentor or to find out who your peer mentor is, please contact:

Manono Campus
Bldg. 379, Room 1A
hawccds@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 934-2825
Fax: (808) 934-2791

Pālamanui Campus
Elama Building, Room 175
hawccds@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 969-8816
Fax: (808) 322-4839