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HAWAI'I CC COVID-19 INFORMATION
The Fall 2020 Semester is underway. Hawai'i Community College is implementing Required Prevention Measures and changes to campus operations to keep our community safe. Find more information about our re-opening and what you need to do to stay safe by visiting hawaii.hawaii.edu/covid-19.

First Time College Students

Whether you want to earn a degree or certificate, prepare to earn a bachelor's degree or launch your career, Hawai'i CC is the place to start. Follow these steps to begin your higher education journey at Hawai'i CC.

Important information for veterans and military connected

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Apply Online

It's easy to apply to Hawai'i CC using our online application. If you have questions, please email us at welcomeu@hawaii.edu or call (808) 934-2800. We're here to help.

Application Deadlines: Application Deadline for Fall Semester is August 10. Application Deadline for Spring is December 14.

Apply Now

What’s next?

  • Apply for Financial Aid. You can apply for financial aid even before you have been accepted to Hawai‘i CC.
  • Receive Your Acceptance Email. You will be notified by email of your acceptance into the college.
  • Check Your Residency Status. This will help determine what tuition rate you pay. 
  • Complete the Following Enrollment Steps.

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Apply for Financial Aid

Get help paying for tuition and fees. Start by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to see what financial aid is available to you.

FAFSA

Connect with our Financial Aid Office for more resources.

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Set Up Your UH Username

After you have been accepted, use your social security number or UH ID number to create your username.

  • Once your username and email are set up, check your UH email regularly! Important information will be sent to this email.

Set Up Your UH Username

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Check your information in MYUH Services

MyUH Services contains your student profile. Please check the Student Services Menu, including "View My Holds."

MyUH Services

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Submit Health Clearances

You need to submit health clearances before you can attend classes. Submit your health clearance documents to the Admissions & Records Office as soon as possible.

HEALTH CLEARANCES INFORMATION

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Identify English and Math Placements

Hawai’i CC uses a variety of ways to check your skill levels in English and math, so you can take the courses that are right for you. See more here.

PLACEMENT INFORMATION

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Attend Orientation

Orientation provides a smooth transition to college and will help you succeed. Orientation is mandatory for first-time college students.

ORIENTATION INFORMATION

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Discover Your Career Path

Focus 2 Career is an innovative tool that can help you find a career path that‘s right for you. Then you can build an education plan so you can achieve your goals.

FOCUS 2

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Meet with a Counselor or Advisor

Counselors and advisors can help you build an education plan to support your success.

Contact the Counseling Office nearest you to schedule an advising appointment:

  • Manono Campus Counseling Center (Hilo) - (808) 934-2720

  • Pālamanui Campus Counseling Center (Kona) - (808) 969-8816

MAKE APPOINTMENT
COUNSELING WEBPAGE

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Use STAR GPS to Register for Classes

When you’ve completed your enrollment steps, register for classes using STAR GPS.

REGISTER FOR CLASSES

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Bookstore Information

Need books for your classes? The UH Hilo bookstore is where you should start.

BOOKSTORE WEBSITE

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Pay Your Tuition and Fees

Go to this link, log in with your UH username and password to view your account and make a payment.

 

MAKE A PAYMENT

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Attend classes and succeed!

Find services to help you succeed in college at the Services for Students web page.

SERVICES FOR STUDENTS