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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 Right to Know/Consumer Information

Consumer Information Disclosures

This Consumer Information is disseminated to all Hawaiʻi Community College students every semester via student email. Paper copies of this information are available in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.

In compliance with federal law, a brief description of the information that must be disclosed, where to find the information online, and contact information for the responsible department is provided below. For your convenience, most of this information is provided in the College Catalog.

If you have questions or would like to request a paper copy of any materials, please call or e-mail the appropriate office or visit the indicated websites.

Availability of Employees for Information Dissemination

The following Hawaiʻi CC personnel are available to provide information in their respective areas upon request:

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs – Joni Onishi, email: jonishi@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2514
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs – Ken Kaleiwahea, email: kjakalei@hawaii.edu, (808) 934-2508
Campus Security Department (Annual Security Report) – Ken Kaleiwahea, email: kjakalei@hawaii.edu, (808) 934-2508
Cashier – Kirk Mikami, email: kirkmika@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2746
Office of the Chancellor – Rachel Solemsaas, email: rsolems@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2504
Counseling – Larissa Leslie, email: larissa8@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2720
Disability – Mari Giel, email: marigiel@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2725
Financial Aid — Lorianne Fukui-Stoos, email: fukuil@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2712
Institutional Research – Mary Washington, email: maryiw@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2648
Marketing – Thatcher Moats, email: tmoats@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2506
Registrar/Admissions & Records – Sherise Tiogangco, email: sherise@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2710
Student Affairs – Dorinna Cortez, email: dorinna@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2510
Veterans Services – Sherise Tiogangco, email: sherise@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2710

Academic Probation Policy

Contact:
Joni Onishi, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, email: jonishi@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2514

A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 is required to remain on satisfactory academic progress (non-Financial Aid) at Hawaiʻi CC College. A copy of the Hawaiʻi CC College Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy is available at: http://hawaii.hawaii.edu/sites/default/files/assets/ovcadmin/admin-manual/haw7-520.pdf

For Federal Financial Aid purposes, students must meet Financial Aid eligibility and standards for Satisfactory Academic Progress. A copy of the Hawaiʻi CC College Financial Aid Office Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy is available at: http://hawaii.hawaii.edu/financialaid/sappolicy.

Academic Programs and Institutional Information

Contact:
Joni Onishi, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, email: jonishi@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2514

Information concerning Hawaiʻi CC College academic programs is available in the College catalog at:

https://www.hawaii.hawaii.edu/sites/default/files/assets/catalog/docs/catalog20-21.pdf

Accreditation Statement

Contact:
Accreditation Liaison Officer - E. Kalani Flores, email: ekflores@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 969-8875

Hawaiʻi CC is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204 | Novato, CA 94949, Phone: (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U. S. Department of Education.

https://accjc.org/institution/hawaii-community-college/

Alcohol and Drug Free Campus Policy

Contact:
Employees - Ken Kaleiwahea, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services, email: kjakalei@hawaii.edu, (808) 934-2508

Students - Dorinna Cortez, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, email: dorinna@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2510

The Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendment of 1989 requires Hawaiʻi CC College to certify to the U.S. Department of Education that it has adopted and implemented a program to prevent the illicit use of drugs and the abuse of alcohol by students and employees. Hawaiʻi CC College is in compliance with the requirements of the Act. Hawaiʻi CC College also complies with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988.

UH Executive Policy EP 11.201, pertaining to Illegal Drugs, Alcohol and Substance Abuse, states, among other things, that students, faculty and staff are expected to perform their duties free of intoxication by any illegal drugs or alcohol, and that students, faculty and staff are expected to observe laws regulating illegal drugs and may be subject to investigation and/or prosecution for illegal drug use.

Executive Policy EP 11.201 is available at: http://hawaii.edu/policy/?action=viewPolicy&policySection=ep&policyChapter=11&policyNumber=201

For more information, see http://www.hawaii.hawaii.edu/daapp

Bookstore

Contact: https://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/hilo/, phone: 808-932-7394

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Bookstore, located on the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo campus, provides students with textbooks, workbooks, and a variety of school supplies. The Bookstore also provides services such as a Textbook Price Comparison Tool, a Textbook Rental Program, and a Textbook Buyback Service.

More information about the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Bookstore is available at: https://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/hilo/.

Campus Annual Security Report

Contact:
Ken Kaleiwahea, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs, email: kjakalei@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2508

Pursuant to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, Hawaiʻi CC College publishes an annual security report containing safety- and security-related policy statements and crime statistics and distributes the report to all current students and employees. Hawaiʻi CC College also informs prospective students and employees about the availability of the report.

A copy of the latest Campus Annual Security Report is available at: https://hawaii.hawaii.edu/sites/default/files/assets/security/docs/2020-ASR.pdf

Code of Conduct for Educational Loans

Contact:
Lorianne Fukui-Stoos, Financial Aid Officer, email: fukuil@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2712

The Hawaiʻi CC College Financial Aid Office is expected to maintain exemplary standards of professional conduct in carrying out all aspects of its responsibilities and must avoid any conflicts of interests with respect to federal and private education loans. As members of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), the Hawaiʻi CC College Financial Aid Office is also bound by the NASFAA Code of Conduct. The UH Code of Conduct for Educational Loans is available at https://www.hawaii.hawaii.edu/financialaid/codeconduct.

Hawaiʻi CC College does not partner with lenders. Hawaiʻi CC College processes all federal student loans via the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program.

Prior Learning Assessment

Contact:
Kanoe Lambert, Pathway Coordinator, email: pathways@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2613

Students with knowledge and skills obtained through previous coursework or experience have several options to apply for additional credit to their Hawaiʻi CC College program. For more information, see section on Prior Learning Assessment in the Hawaiʻi CC General Catalog at: http://hawaii.hawaii.edu/sites/default/files/assets/catalog/docs/06-academic_and_other_policies.pdf

Consensual Relationships

Contact:
Ken Kaleiwahea, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs, email: kjakalei@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2508

The consensual relationships policy prohibits an employee from initiating or engaging in a romantic, dating, or sexual relationship with another employee or a student whom he/she currently supervises, directs, instructs, evaluates, advises, or has substantial influence over wherein a power and control differential exists.

Executive Policy EP 1.203 is available at http://www.hawaii.edu/policy/?action=viewPolicy&policySection=ep&policyChapter=1&policyNumber=203

Constitution Day

Contact:
Dorinna Cortez, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, email: dorinna@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2510

Section 111 requires that Constitution Day be held on September 17 of each year, commemorating the September 17, 1787 signing of the Constitution. However, when September 17 falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, Constitution Day shall be held during the preceding or following week. Contact individual campuses for information

For more information, see https://www.hawaii.hawaii.edu/financialaid/constitution_day

Copyright Infringement and File Sharing

Contact:
Ken Kaleiwahea, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs, email: kjakalei@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2508

Use of all University of Hawaiʻi information Technology Resources are governed by UH Executive Policy EP2.210: Use and Management of Information Technology Resources. Continued use of UH Username and University Information Technology Resources by a student indicates acceptance of, and agreement to, Executive Policy EP 2.210. Executive Policy EP 2.210 is available at:http://www.hawaii.edu/policy/docs/temp/ep2.210.pdf

Unauthorized downloading and distribution of copyrighted material (songs, movies, software, games, etc.) is illegal and in violation of Federal Copyright Laws and may subject violators to civil and criminal liabilities.

More information is available at the U.S. Copyright Office website at www.copyright.gov, and their Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) at www.copyright.gov/help/faq .

Cost of Attendance

Contact:
Lorianne Fukui-Stoos, Financial Aid Officer, email: fukuil@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2712

Information concerning cost of attendance at Hawaiʻi CC College, including tuition and fees, payment options, financial aid, and scholarship listings, is available at https://hawaii.hawaii.edu/financialaid/award_description.

Counseling

Contact:
Counseling, Advising, and Support Services Center (Manono), Larissa Leslie, Counselor, email: larissa8@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2720

Office of Student Services - Pālamanui, Raynette Haleamau-Kam, Interim Director, email: haleamau@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 969-8816

Hawaiʻi CC College offers an array of counseling services throughout the academic year and summer months. A comprehensive program of individual and group counseling is provided to help students pursue educational and career goals and with personal growth and development.

For veterans related counseling services and information contact Wailani Walker, Counselor, email: warrenwa@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2720

For Mental Health and Wellness services contact Kate De Soto, Mental Health Therapist, email: kdesoto@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2706

Disability Services

Contact:
Mari Giel, Disabilities Services Counselor, email: marigiel@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2725

Students with disabilities, either permanent or temporary, may be provided with academic accommodations after completing the intake process. Students desiring academic accommodations are advised to call the Disability Services Office Counselor as early as possible so that services may be arranged in a timely manner.

More information regarding services is available at: https://hawaii.hawaii.edu/disability-services

Emergency Notification System

Contact:
Ken Kaleiwahea, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services, email: kjakalei@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2508

UH Alert is a comprehensive system of emergency messaging to inform the campus community of an immediate threat to the safety and security of UH students or employees, including campus closures. You must register for the service to receive alerts via email and/or SMS/text messaging. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to sign up online. Message and data rates may apply. For more information or to sign up for UH Alert, visit the Hawaiʻi CC College webpage at https://www.hawaii.edu/alert/

Enrollment, Graduation Rates, and Persistence Rates

Contact:
Joni Onishi, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, email: jonishi@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2514

Dorinna Cortez, Vice Chancellor email: dorinna@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2510

Hawaiʻi CC College persistence and graduation rates are reported annually by the UH Office of Institutional Research under the heading of “Student-Right-to Know” data. The latest findings are posted online at: https://www.hawaii.edu/iro/srtk.php

The UH Institutional Research Office also posts the official headcount at all UH campuses every semester. These data are displayed at the top of its homepage at: https://www.hawaii.edu/iro/

FERPA

Contact:
Sherise Tiogangco, Admissions & Records Office, Registrar email: sherise@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2710

In accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (FERPA), Hawaiʻi CC College students have the right to inspect and review their official education records and request the amendment of their education records. Students also have the right to provide written consent before Hawaiʻi CC College discloses personally identifiable information from the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without con­sent. Students seeking to inspect their record(s) should submit a written request to the Hawaiʻi CC College Registrar.

More information about FERPA is available at https://hawaii.hawaii.edu/admissions/ferpa

Financial Aid

Contact:
Lorianne Fukui-Stoos, Financial Aid Office, Financial Aid Officer email: fukuil@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2712

Federal Regulations require that Hawaiʻi CC College make available to prospective and enrolled students information regarding:

The Hawaiʻi CC College Financial Aid Office provides support with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other financial aid processes and assists with scholarship information and applications. For more information concerning Financial Aid, visit the Hawaiʻi CC College Financial Aid website at http://hawaii.hawaii.edu/financialaid.

Immunization and TB Compliance

Contact:
Sherise Tiogangco, Admissions & Records Office, Registrar email: sherise@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2710

Hawaiʻi CC College requires that a Health Clearance Form confirming tuberculosis (TB) clearance and measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) (2 doses), varicella (2 doses), and TDAP immunizations be submitted to the Admissions & Records Office prior to registration. For more information please see: http://hawaii.hawaii.edu/health-clearances.

A student may be accepted to Hawaiʻi CC College without clearance, but will not be able to register for classes until the completed Health Clearance Form is submitted.

Net Price Calculator

Contact:
Lorianne Fukui-Stoos, Financial Aid Office, Financial Aid Officer email: fukuil@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2712

In accordance with federal law, Hawaiʻi CC College provides a Net Price Calculator, the purpose of which is to help estimate the net price of the institution for a student. The estimate is based on the amount full-time, first year undergraduate students paid to attend Hawaiʻi CC College in the prior year, and is calculated by subtracting the average need-based and merit-based grant aid from the institution’s cost of attendance.

The Net Price Calculator is available at https://www.hawaii.hawaii.edu/files/financialaid/netpricecalculator.

Network Security

Contact:
Ken Kaleiwahea, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services, email: kjakalei@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2508

Hawaiʻi CC College, in partnership with UH Information Technology Services (ITS), provides software, services, and technical support to protect the UH community against computer viruses and security threats.

Users of University information technology resources should always engage in responsible computing and network practices. All users must respect property, security mechanisms, right to privacy, and freedom from intimidation, harassment, and annoyance in accordance with all University policies and procedures.

Use of all University of Hawaiʻi information Technology Resources are governed by UH Executive Policy EP2.210: Use and Management of Information Technology Resources. Continued use of a UH Username and University Information Technology Resources indicates acceptance of, and agreement to, Executive Policy EP 2.210. Executive Policy EP 2.210 is available at: http://www.hawaii.edu/policy/docs/temp/ep2.210.pdf

The University defines and provides access to institutional computers, information systems and networks as a privilege rather than as a right. Reliable and safe access to the University’s information resources requires that users accept their responsibility to behave in ways that protect the community and preserve their own access.

For more information on IT security go to: http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/729. Technical support is available at the Help Desk (uhmchelp@hawaii.edu).

Nondiscrimination Statement

Contact:
Sara Vogel, Title IX Coordinator, email: svogel@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2765

Mari Chang, EEO/AA Coordinator, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Employees, email: changm@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-934-2526

Mari Giel, Disabilities Services Counselor, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students, email: marigiel@hawaii.edu phone: (808) 934-2725

Dorinna Cortez, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, email: dorinna@hawaii.edu phone: (808) 934-2510

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT: Hawai‘i Community College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, arrest and court record, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran, national guard, victims of domestic or sexual violence, gender identity and expression, genetic information, citizenship, credit history, and income assignment. For inquiries regarding our nondiscrimination policies, please contact Dorinna Cortez, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, dorinna@hawaii.edu. For disability accommodations, please contact Hāʻawi Kōkua at 934-2725.

Executive Policy EP 1.202 is available at: https://www.hawaii.edu/policy/docs/temp/ep1.202.pdf

Professional Licensure Disclosures

Hawai‘i Community College is authorized to offer educational services to students in all 50 states. To learn more about our authorization, visit our Distance Education page. To learn more about where our programs meet professional licensure and certification requirements, visit our Professional Licensure Disclosure Information page.

Return of Title IV Funds Policy

Contact:
Calla Luera, Financial Aid Specialist, email: cluera@hawaii.edu phone: (808) 934-2712

In accordance with the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, and applicable federal regulations, Hawaiʻi CC College has published a “Return of Title IV Funds Handout”, which outlines Hawaiʻi CC College policy for the return of Title IV aid. When a student who receives Title IV financial aid (consisting of federal grants and/or loans) withdraws from courses during the semester, fails to earn a passing grade in any course during the semester, or stops attending before completing the semester, the student may be required to pay back a portion, or all, of the financial aid.

Students who receive Title IV financial aid and are contemplating not completing a semester should contact the Financial Aid Office to discuss the effects of not completing their classes.

The Return of Title IV Funds Handout is available at: https://hawaii.hawaii.edu/financialaid/rtpolicy.

Safe Zone Program

Contact:
Tagi Qolouvaki, Hawaiʻi Community College Commissioner, Faculty, email: tagi@hawaii.edu phone: (808) 934-2614

The University of Hawaiʻi Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer+ (LGBTQ+) Equality promotes a safe and inclusive environment by creating a culture of equality, acceptance, and respect throughout the University of Hawaiʻi System. The commission advocates the creation and implementation of and adherence to Hawaiʻi State and UH policies that serve the needs of the LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty. This system-wide commission is composed of faculty, staff and students appointed by the President of the University of Hawaiʻi, representing each of the 10 campuses.

The Commission created the Safe Zone Program to create and maintain a positive social, academic, and employment environment at Hawaiʻi CC College for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex faculty, staff, and students. The Program ensures the enforcement of state law and UH policy that prohibit harassment and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

For more information on the UH system-wide Safe Zone program go to: http://www.hawaii.edu/offices/president/lgbtq/ or call phone: (808) 956-9250.

Sexual Discrimination and Gender-Based Violence

Contact:
Sara Vogel, Title IX Coordinator, email: svogel@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2765

Mari Chang, EEO/AA Coordinator, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Employees, email: changm@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-934-2526

Mari Giel, Disabilities Services Counselor, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students, email: marigiel@hawaii.edu phone: (808) 934-2725

Hawaiʻi CC College is committed to maintaining and promoting a safe and respectful campus environment that is free from sex discrimination and gender-based violence. This includes:

Sex Discrimination;
Sexual Harassment;
Gender-based harassment, including harassment based on actual or perceived sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression;
Sexual Exploitation;
Sexual Assault;
Domestic Violence;
Dating Violence; and
Stalking
A copy of the University’s Interim Policy and Procedure on Sex Discrimination and Gender-Based Violence, Executive Policy EP 1.204, is available at: https://www.hawaii.edu/policy/docs/temp/ep1.204.pdf

Smoke-Free Campus Policy

Contact
Ken Kaleiwahea, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services, email: kjakalei@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2508

All University of Hawai’i campuses, including Hawaiʻi CC College and its Outreach Centers, are tobacco-free, joining more than 2,000 U.S. universities and colleges in an effort to provide a healthy environment for all students, faculty, and staff. State law prohibits the use of tobacco products on all 10 UH campuses and University-owned facilities. Tobacco products include, but are not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smoking tobacco, electronic cigarettes, vapes and chewing tobacco. More information on the Smoke-Free Campus Policy is available at: https://www.hawaii.edu/offices/communications/tobaccofree/

Special Population Programs

Hawaiʻi CC College offers a number of programs for targeted populations:

  • HINET - Hawaiʻi Community College in partnership with the State of Hawai‘i Department of Human Services (DHS) has created a program to deliver assistance and support for college and workforce training. The SNAP Employment and Training program is a federally funded program that is designed to help remove barriers and provide students with access to education and skills training opportunities so they can earn a living wage and achieve financial independence. At Hawaiʻi Community College it is called HINET Ho‘ola Ike (gift of knowledge) program. For more information contact: Craig Mitchell, HINET Program Coordinator by phone: (808) 934-2689 or Email: myhinet@hawaiil.edu

Strategic Directions

Contact:
Rachel Solemsaas, Chancellor, email: rsolems@hawaii.edu phone: (808) 934-2503

The Strategic Directions 2015-2021 Plan will guide the college for the next six years to achieve its vision of producing lifelong learners who are productive and engaged citizens capable of meeting the complex challenges of a global community. The Plan was developed with input from the Hawaiʻi Community College Kauhale and embraces the college’s Hawaiʻi Papa O Ke Ao plan to ensure active support for the participation of Native Hawaiians at the University and supports rigorous programs of study and support for the Hawaiian language, history, and culture, including increasing the number of Native Hawaiians who successfully complete a college degree and transfer to a four year institution. In addition, a new focus on the success of Filipino and Pacific Islands students is a part of the plan. The plan includes bold and innovative tactics to achieve the outcomes set to measure the college’s success. We can work together to achieve this for our students and the college.

A copy of Hawaiʻi CC College 2015-2021 Strategic Directions is available at: http://hawaii.hawaii.edu/sites/default/files/assets/docs/strategic-plan/hawcc-strategic-directions-2015-2021.pdf

Student Academic Grievance Procedure

Contact:
Joni Onishi, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, email: jonishi@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2514

The Hawaiʻi CC College Student Academic Grievance Procedure provides for the consistent and equitable resolution of legitimate student academic grievances. A copy of the Student Academic Grievance Policy is available at: http://hawaii.hawaii.edu/sites/default/files/assets/ovcadmin/admin-manual/haw5-101.pdf.

Student Conduct Code

Contact:
Dorinna Cortez, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, email: dorinna@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2510

The University of Hawaiʻi System Student Conduct Code defines expected conduct for students and specifies acts subject to University sanctions. Students should familiarize themselves with the Student Conduct Code, since upon enrollment at Hawaiʻi CC College, students are subject to the policies and regulations of the University and its duly constituted bodies.

The University of Hawaiʻi System Conduct Code is available at https://www.hawaii.edu/policy/?action=viewPolicy&policySection=ep&policyChapter=7&policyNumber=208

Hawaiʻi Community College Student Conduct Code information is available at: https://hawaii.hawaii.edu/student-conduct-code

Student Diversity

Contact:
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs – Dorinna Cortez, email: dorinna@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2510

Hawaiʻi CC College serves the entire island of Hawaiʻi, providing comprehensive opportunities and special programs on Hawaii.

For more fast facts about Hawaiʻi CC College, including facts regarding student diversity and percentage of Pell Grant recipients, go to: https://www.hawaii.edu/campuses/hawaii/.

Student Government

Contact:
Larissa Leslie, Division Chair, Counseling, Advising, and Support Services Center, email: larissa8@hawaii.edu phone: (808) 934-2720

The Associated Students of Hawaiʻi - Hawaiʻi Community College (ASUH-Hawaiʻi CC) is the official student government organization. All enrolled Hawaiʻi CC College students paying student government fees are members of ASUH-Hawaiʻi CC. ASUH-Hawaiʻi administers student government fees and advocates for students and strives to provide leadership opportunities for the student body.

More information regarding Student Government is available at: https://hawaii.hawaii.edu/asuh-hawaiicc

Transfer Programs/Articulation Agreements

Contact:
Michelle “Kanoe” Lambert, email: ellelam@hawaii.eduphone: (808) 934-2613

Hawaiʻi CC College has agreements with other institutions enabling students to meet admission requirements and/or to transfer credits. Agreements exist with a variety of colleges both within and outside the UH system. Students interested in transferring to another institution should meet with a counselor before starting on a course of study leading to a transfer program.

Tuition Refund Policy

Contact:
Kirk Mikami, Business Office, email: kirkmika@hawaii.edu phone: (808) 934-2746

The amount of refund for a class depends on the date of the beginning of the session and the date on which the student withdraws from the class. Processing of refunds generally start after the end of the 50% drop period for the semester. Refunds for financial aid students who withdraw completely or stop attending classes will be made in accordance with federal regulations. Hawaiʻi CC College reserves the right to redirect refunds to apply to any financial account balances for another semester.

More information on tuition refunds is available at: http://hawaii.hawaii.edu/admissions/tuition

Voter Registration

Contact:
Larissa Leslie, Division Chair, Counseling, Advising, and Support Services Center, email: larissa8@hawaii.edu phone: (808) 934-2720

To register to vote in Hawaii, an individual must be a:

A U.S. citizen
A resident of the State of Hawaii
At least eighteen (18) years of age.
For voter registration information visit www.olvr.hawaii.gov. A current Hawaii Driver’s License or State ID is needed to complete an application online.

Workplace Non-Violence Policy

Contact:
Ken Kaleiwahea, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services, email: kjakalei@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 934-2508

The University of Hawai‘i prohibits any work related or workplace violence against its students, faculty, staff, visitors and contract employees which materially and substantially interferes with an individual’s work, academic performance, and/or workplace safety and/or otherwise subjectively and objectively creates a hostile environment.

Executive Policy EP 9.210 is available at: http://hawaii.edu/policy/?action=viewPolicy&policySection=ep&policyChapter=9&policyNumber=210