The ESL lab is a place where ESL students can receive help with writing, grammar, vocabulary, and computer skills. The lab is located in the Learning Center. See this link for more information: ESL Lab.
Find the at The Learning Center on the Map
How is the Hawai`i Community College Intensive English Program (IEP) different from the ESL program?
- The IEP classes are non-credit and not covered by financial aid.
- ESL classes earn credit and qualify for financial aid.
- IEP classes meet 4 times a week for 8 week sessions.
- ESL classes run on a semester system (16 weeks).
- The IEP focuses on the needs of international students with assistance for visas, housing, and adjusting to life in Hilo. Click on the link for more information: IEP
- The ESL program focusses on the needs of English language learners who are residents.