Admissions

The Honolulu CC Admissions Office remains open. However, we encourage students to contact our office via email (honcc@hawaii.edu) or phone (808-845-9129). For the apprenticeship program, we also encourage students contact the program via email (hontrade@hawaii.edu) or phone (808-845-9120).

If you need to submit documents, you may use The UH File Drop, for instructions go to https://www.hawaii.edu/askus/673 or fax our office at (808-356-0640). Please notify us of documents being sent. If you need to meet with someone in person, please schedule an appointment via STAR Balance. For instructions go to http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/academic-counseling/star-balance/

Important Notice:

Due to overwhelming interest in our Aeronautics (AERO) & Electrical Installation & Maintenance Technology (EIMT) Programs, admissions will be temporarily paused. We will not be intaking any new students for the Fall 2022 semester.

Also, we will not be admitting any students into the Auto Body Repair and Painting (ABRP) Program for the Fall 2022 semester.

Please check the website frequently for updates. We are still admitting students into other programs. If you are interested and would like to speak with us about options, please contact us at: (808) 845-9162 or honcouns@hawaii.edu.

Application Step by Step Guide

E komo mai! Welcome! Honolulu Community College is ecstatic that you have chosen us to be a part of your academic journey. We are here to help you reach your goal. LET'S GET STARTED!

Before you can register for classes, you must begin with the admissions process.

You are eligible to apply if you:

  • Are 18 years of age or older, or
  • Have earned a U.S. high school diploma, GED or equivalency

* Students under the age of 18 may be considered for any of our Dual Credit programs.

Summer/Fall 2022 Dates & Deadlines

Semester Application Deadline Start/End Dates
Summer Session I May 1, 2022 May 23, 2022 - July 1, 2022
Summer Session II June 15, 2022 July 5, 2022 - August 5, 2022
Fall 2022 August 1, 2022 ** August 22, 2022 - December 16, 2022

** Does not apply to high school and international students

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Admissions Process

Choose the type of student below that best describes you to begin the admissions process.

Step 1. Submit Online System Application

Complete the Online Application

For questions or further assistance with the online application, please contact Liaison at applyUHCC@liaisoncas.com. They can also be reached by phone at (617) 729-2913. Please note that Liaison is located in Boston; they are six hours ahead of Hawai'i Standard Time.

  • If you are a Hawai'i Resident, a Veteran, or an active duty Military or eligible Military Dependent Stationed in Hawai'i , there is no application fee.
  • To apply for the Military Non-Resident Exemption submit the following:
    • Submit a copy of Military Orders (additional documents may be requested if needed)
    • Command Sponsorship (for dependents not listed on the military orders)
  • To apply for the Veteran Non-Resident Exemption, submit the following:
    • Submit a copy of Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
  • There is a non-refundable $25 application fee for non-Hawai'i residents
  • Information about Residency for Tuition Purposes
  • Additional information for International Students
  • Application deadlines (REMINDER! The following deadlines do not apply to International Students):
    Fall term: August 1
    Spring term: December 15
  • Application Roll Over Request:

    Students are eligible for a rollover request over a span of two years. HonCC must have been the student's last home campus. A student is eligible for a rollover request if the student's last semester of acceptance and/or last semester of registration is no more than two years prior to the upcoming semester. (Example: Student can have his or her application rolled over from Fall 2018 to Fall 2022, Summer 2018 to Fall 2022, or Spring 2018 to Spring 2022.)

    There are no roll backs!

    The Application Rollover Request Form is available is available online on Kuali Build.

Step 2. Apply for Financial Aid (if needed)

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Online

Step 3. Health Clearance

Submit copies of your TB Clearance, your two Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) immunization shot record (Anyone born before 1956 is exempt is exempt from the MMR vaccination.), your Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Whooping Cough)) immunization record, and your Varicella (Chickenpox) immunization record (2 shots required). Proof of history of varicella is acceptable. Anyone born in the U.S. before 1980 is exempt from the varicella vaccination.

Due to the pandemic, a Health Clearance Waiver hold, which allows you to register for online classes only, has been placed upon your account. If you wish to register for classes that meet in person, you will need to fulfill all necessary immunization requirements.

Health Clearance Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

Please refer to the UH COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy homepage for the most up to date information

Once accepted, you will be notified by email

(Check your @hawaii.edu email first, if applicable)

Step 4. Provide English And Math Placement

The following are the different types of placement options you can choose from:

  1. Placement Option #1: Self report your placement scores. View/download the Self-Report Form [PDF]
  2. Placement Option #2: Submit SAT, ACT, SBAC, or HiSET scores
  3. Placement Option #3: Submit official high school transcript and/or meet with an Academic Counselor to evaluate your college transcripts.
  4. Placement Option #4: Take the Accuplacer Exam

To view the Testing Center placement exam information and schedule, visit www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/testingandtutoring.

English and math placement are required and are very important! Your English and math placement will determine what levels of English and math you will need to take.

Step 5. Get a UH Username

Upon acceptance, you can create a UH Username by visiting www.hawaii.edu/username.
Click on "Get a UH username" and fill out the Check Status Form. You will then be asked to create a UH Username, Secret Questions, and a Password. This account allows you to register for classes, check your financial aid status, check grades, make online payments, sign-up for payment plans, and much more!

Step 6. Register for Courses

After you complete your placement test, set-up your UH Username and submit your health clearance requirements, complete your New Student Orientation and Registration requirements.These mandatory sessions give students an opportunity to meet other new students and Academic Counselors, learn about your program requirements and allow you to register online.

Step 7. Pay your tuition and fees by the posted deadline

After you have registered for classes, tuition can be paid online through MyUH Services using a credit card or in person at the Business Office (Building 6) using cash, check or credit card.

Step 8. Purchase your books and supplies

Take a copy of your class schedule to the Honolulu CC Bookstore located on the ground floor of the Kumupali building (Bldg. 2) to purchase your textbooks. For bookstore hours, call (808) 845-9105.

And finally, go to class!!!

If you are currently attending another UH System school (UH Mānoa, Hilo, West O'ahu or any of the Community Colleges in Hawai'i), follow these easy steps to get started at Honolulu Community College:

For WUE Participants:
Honolulu Community College DOES NOT participate in the WUE program. If you change your home institution to our campus, you will be classified as a Non-Resident and will be charged Non-Resident tuition.

Step 1. Submit The Change Of Home Institution Form

The Change of Home Institution Form [PDF] allows us to change your official record to reflect Honolulu CC as your "home institution". Your home institution should be the campus in which you intend on receiving your degree and any financial support (i.e. financial aid, veterans benefits)

If you are planning to receive financial aid and/or veteran's benefits from Honolulu CC, you may experience a delay and/or different funding than at your previous campus.

Please note: If you have been awarded at your previous institution and that funding is cancelled due to changing your home institution, there is no guarantee that the same funding can be awarded or is available at your new institution.

Submit the Change of Home Institution Form via:

  • Email: honccfao@hawaii.edu
  • Fax: (808) 356-0942
  • In Person: Building 5, First Floor
  • Mail to:
    Financial Aid Office
    874 Dillingham Blvd.
    Honolulu, HI 96817

Step 2. Are you currently receiving Financial Aid or Veterans Benefits?

If you are currently receiving Financial Aid, notify the Financial Aid Office at your current institution that you will be attending Honolulu CC for the next term. You will need to reapply for financial aid through Honolulu CC since financial aid is not transferable.

If you are receiving Veterans Benefits, notify the VA Coordinator at your current campus that you will be transferring to Honolulu CC. Visit our Records Office for required forms to receive aid through Honolulu CC.

Additional financial aid information, scholarships and forms are available from our Financial Aid Office.

Once accepted, you will be notified by email

(Check your @hawaii.edu email first, if applicable)

Step 3. Meet with an Academic Counselor

An academic counselor can access your previous course information through our computer system to provide an unofficial evaluation of courses. The academic counselor can then recommend courses for you to take for the upcoming semester. For assistance, set-up an appointment via STAR Balance or call 845-9162 to schedule an appointment.

Step 4. Register for Courses

Students can register online for courses by logging on to STAR. If you forgot your password and secret questions, contact our UH Help Desk at 808-956-8883 for assistance.

If you forgot your password and secret questions, visit our Computer Lab in Building 2, 4th Floor for assistance.

Step 5. Transfer Credits

HonCC will transfer any UH earned credits upon admission to our campus.

Step 6. Pay your tuition and fees by the posted deadline

Step 7. Purchase your books and supplies

Take a copy of your class schedule to the Honolulu CC Bookstore located on the ground floor of the Kumupali building (Bldg. 2) to purchase your textbooks. For bookstore hours, call (808) 845-9105.

And finally, go to class!!!

If you are currently a student at another institution outside of the UH System or have had a break in enrollment from a UH System School, or have earned college credit outside of Honolulu Community College, follow these easy steps to get started with us:

Step 1. Submit Online System Application

Complete the Online Application

For questions or further assistance with the online application, please contact Liaison at applyUHCC@liaisoncas.com. They can also be reached by phone at (617) 729-2913. Please note that Liaison is located in Boston; they are six hours ahead of Hawai'i Standard Time.

  • If you are a Hawai'i Resident, a Veteran, or an active duty Military or eligible Military Dependent Stationed in Hawai'i , there is no application fee.
  • To apply for the Military Non-Resident Exemption submit the following:
    • Submit a copy of Military Orders (additional documents may be requested if needed)
    • Command Sponsorship (for dependents not listed on the military orders)
  • To apply for the Veteran Non-Resident Exemption, submit the following:
    • Submit a copy of Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
  • There is a non-refundable $25 application fee for non-Hawai'i residents
  • Information about Residency for Tuition Purposes
  • Additional information for International Students
  • Application deadlines:
    (REMINDER! The following deadlines do not apply to International Students)
    Fall term: August 1
    Spring term: December 15

Step 2. Apply for Financial Aid (if needed)

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Online

Step 3. Submit Health Clearance Forms

Submit copies of your TB Clearance, your two Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) immunization shot record (Anyone born before 1956 is exempt is exempt from the MMR vaccination.), your Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Whooping Cough)) immunization record, and your Varicella (Chickenpox) immunization record (2 shots required). Proof of history of varicella is acceptable. Anyone born in the U.S. before 1980 is exempt from the varicella vaccination.

Due to the pandemic, a Health Clearance Waiver hold, which allows you to register for online classes only, has been placed upon your account. If you wish to register for classes that meet in person, you will need to fulfill all necessary immunization requirements.

Health Clearance Information

Once accepted, you will be notified by email

(Check your @hawaii.edu email first, if applicable)

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

Please refer to the UH COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy homepage for the most up to date information

Step 4. Request for Official Transcripts

If you would like to transfer credits previously completed, request for an official transcript to be sent directly from your current institution, to the Records Office at Honolulu Community College. Our address is: 874 Dillingham Blvd. Honolulu, HI 96817. Hand carried transcripts (even though unopened) cannot be considered official.

Request for copies of course descriptions or course syllabi to be submitted with the official transcripts.

For more information, visit our Transfer Student website.

Step 5. Get a UH Username

Upon acceptance, you can create or reactivate your UH Username by visiting www.hawaii.edu/username. Click on "Get a UH username" and fill out the Check Status Form. You will then be asked to create/verify UH Username, Secret Questions, and Password. This account allows you to register for classes, check your financial aid status, check grades, make online payments, sign-up for payment plans, and much more!

Step 6. Meet with an Academic Counselor

An Academic Counselor can assist you by reviewing previous courses taken and determining which courses are needed to complete your program requirements. An Academic Counselor can also advise you on whether or not you'll need to take the Placement Exam.

Step 7. Register for Courses

Students can register online for courses by logging on to STAR.

Step 8. Transfer Credits

Request for official transcripts and course descriptions to be mailed directly to our Records Office at:

874 Dillingham Blvd

Honolulu, HI 96817

Upon admission to HonCC and receipt of your official transcript, we will send your transcript to your program counselor for review.

Step 9. Pay your tuition and fees by the posted deadline

Step 10. Purchase your books and supplies

Take a copy of your class schedule to the Honolulu CC Bookstore located on the ground floor of the Kumupali building (Bldg. 2) to purchase your textbooks. For bookstore hours, call (808) 845-9105.

And finally, go to class!!!

Welcome back to Honolulu Community College! Whether you're returning to complete your degree, begin a new program, or just taking classes to brush up on some skills, we're glad that you've decided to further your education with us. Follow these easy steps to get started today!

Step 1. Submit Online System Application

Complete the Online Application

For questions or further assistance with the online application, please contact Liaison at applyUHCC@liaisoncas.com. They can also be reached by phone at (617) 729-2913. Please note that Liaison is located in Boston; they are six hours ahead of Hawai'i Standard Time.

If you have a break in enrollment and did not register for classes, a new online application will need to be submitted.

  • If you are a Hawai'i Resident, a Veteran, or an active duty Military or eligible Military Dependent Stationed in Hawai'i , there is no application fee.
  • To apply for the Military Non-Resident Exemption submit the following:
    • Submit a copy of Military Orders (additional documents may be requested if needed)
    • Command Sponsorship (for dependents not listed on the military orders)
  • To apply for the Veteran Non-Resident Exemption, submit the following:
    • Submit a copy of Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
  • There is a non-refundable $25 application fee for non-Hawai'i residents
  • Information about Residency for Tuition Purposes
  • Additional information for International Students
  • Application deadlines: (REMINDER! The following deadlines do not apply to International Students)
    Fall term: August 1
    Spring term: December 15
  • Application Roll Over Request:

    Students are eligible for a rollover request over a span of two years. HonCC must have been the student's last home campus. A student is eligible for a rollover request if the student's last semester of acceptance and/or last semester of registration is no more than two years prior to the upcoming semester. (Example: Student can have his or her application rolled over from Fall 2018 to Fall 2022, Summer 2018 to Fall 2022, or Spring 2018 to Spring 2022.)

    There are no roll backs!

    The Application Rollover Request Form is available is available online on Kuali Build.

Step 2. Apply for Financial Aid (if needed)

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Online

Once accepted, you will be notified by email

(Check your @hawaii.edu email first, if applicable)

Step 3. Reactivate your UH Username

  • Go to Managing Your UH Username
  • Click on "Get a UH username" and fill out the Check Status Form
  • You will need to answer the security questions and enter password information
  • If you cannot remember your security questions you will need to reset your password. Visit the Records Office located in the 'Olani building (Bldg. 6), 1st floor. Bring a valid photo ID with you.
  • When you are able to access MyUH Services, check your holds. Most holds will affect your eligibility to register for classes.

Step 4. Meet with an Academic Counselor and Register for Courses

The Academic Counselor can assist you by reviewing previous courses taken and determining which courses are needed to complete your program requirements. The Counselor can also advise you on whether or not you'll need to retake the Placement Exam

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

Please refer to the UH COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy homepage for the most up to date information

Step 5. Pay your tuition and fees by the posted deadline

After you have registered for classes, tuition can be paid online through MyUH Services using a credit card or in person at the Business Office ('Olani Building (Bldg. 6)) using cash, check or credit card.

Step 6. Purchase your books and supplies

Take a copy of your class schedule to the Honolulu CC Bookstore located on the ground floor of the Kumupali building (Bldg. 2) to purchase your textbooks. For bookstore hours, call (808) 845-9105.

And finally, go to class!!!

Step 1. Submit Online System Application

Complete the Online Application

For questions or further assistance with the online application, please contact Liaison at applyUHCC@liaisoncas.com. They can also be reached by phone at (617) 729-2913. Please note that Liaison is located in Boston; they are six hours ahead of Hawai'i Standard Time.

  • There is a non-transferable, non-refundable $25 application fee
  • Application (and all additional documents) Deadlines for ALL International Students:
    Fall term: June 15
    Spring term: November 1
    HonCC does not intake international students for the summer term.

Step 2. Submit Supplemental Information Form

Step 3. Obtain evidence of Financial Support

Obtain a letter from your bank or your sponsor's bank (on bank stationery) verifying savings of at least $28,422 USD for the first year of study. The letter should be dated no earlier than six months before the date of enrollment. Your financial sponsor should also fill out section C2 on the Supplemental Information Form. Please understand that our associate degree programs typically take two years to complete and as an international student you will be required to maintain full-time status by enrolling in 12 credits or more each semester.

View Tuition and Fees

Step 4. For International Students under 18 OR applying for the Cosmetology program, submit a copy of your High School Transcripts or Diploma

Students are responsible to obtain official translation if documents received are not in English.

Step 5. Demonstrate English Proficiency

Submit English proficiency test scores.

Acceptable Admissions Tests (we require OFFICIAL test scores):

English Test(s) Minimum Score Requirement
EIKEN 2/Pre-2
TOEFL (By Paper) 400
TOEFL (Computer) 97
TOEFL (iBT) 32
TOEIC 450
GTEC 800
IELTS 4
Cambridge PET

You do NOT need English proficiency test scores if one of the following applies to you:

  • Your native Language is English.
  • You have completed 30 transfer level, semester credits OR ENG 100 (or equivalent) with a "C" or higher from a regionally accredited college or university in the US, Australia, Great Britain, Canada or New Zealand.
  • You have completed 3 years of high school education in the United States, Britain or Canada.

Step 6. Submit Health Clearance Forms (required to register for classes)

TB clearance must be from an M.D. in the U.S.

MMR, Tdap, and Varicella immunization records from an international student's home country are only acceptable if the immunization record is reviewed, interpreted, and signed off by a U.S. M.D.

International students should plan to arrive in Hawai'i in enough time to take their TB shot and any other required immunization shots.

* International Students must have documented proof of health insurance coverage

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

Please refer to the UH COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy homepage for the most up to date information

Step 7. For Transfer Students Only

If you are currently attending another college in the United States, submit the Verification of Enrollment [PDF] to the International Student Office at your school. Once the form is complete, please have the college send the form directly to Honolulu Community College.

If you would like to initiate an evaluation of the credits you previously earned to see if they are transferable to Honolulu CC, please request for an official copy of your transcript and course descriptions to be mailed directly to our Records Office at 874 Dillingham Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96817.

To be considered official, the transcript has to be sent directly to Honolulu CC from the institution in which the courses were taken. Hand carried transcripts are not acceptable, even if the envelope has not been opened.

Students who have not demonstrated good academic standing at their previous school will not be accepted.

If you have earned college credit at an accredited college or university in the U.S., visit our Transfer Student website for more information.

AFTER YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED:

Step 8. Apply for your student VISA

Once accepted, Honolulu CC will mail your form I-20 which is the document you will need to apply for your F-1 student visa. Check with your local Embassy or Consulate for more information

Step 9. Pay the I-901 SEVIS fee

Step 10. Get a UH Username

Detailed directions will be sent to you in your acceptance letter. This account allows you to register for classes online, check grades, pay online, and much more!

Step 11. Placement Testing

Once you have been accepted to the college, we will send you information on when and where to take your placement test. All new students need to take the Placement Test to determine current levels of English and Math skills. The test should be taken before registering for courses.

Step 12. Meet with Academic Counselors and Register for Courses

Once the placement test is complete and the TB has been cleared locally, students should meet with an Academic Counselor for course registration. The Academic Counselor can assist you by reviewing previous courses taken (if applicable) and determining which courses are needed to complete your program requirements. All first-time college students who never attended an institution in the U.S. are required to complete New Student Registration (see acceptance packet).

Step 13. Pay your tuition and fees by the posted deadline

After you have registered for classes, tuition can be paid online through MyUH Services using a credit card or in person at the Business Office (Building 6) using cash or check.

View Honolulu Calendar

Step 14. Purchase Your Books and Supplies

Take a copy of your class schedule to the Honolulu CC Bookstore located on the ground floor of the Kumupali building (Bldg. 2) to purchase your textbooks. For bookstore hours, call (808) 845-9105.

And finally, go to class!!!

Dual Credit programs provide Hawai'i high school students the opportunity to earn both high school and college credits simultaneously.

Step 1. Contact Your High School College and Career Counselor

Speak with your high school counselor about Dual Credit and discuss the program you are interested in. It is very important to be sure you have the permission of your parent(s) or legal guardian(s) to participate. Please keep in mind that each program varies in eligibility requirements and procedures.

Step 2. Complete an Online Application

Complete the Online Application

For questions or further assistance with the online application, please contact Liaison at applyUHCC@liaisoncas.com. They can also be reached by phone at (617) 729-2913. Please note that Liaison is located in Boston; they are six hours ahead of Hawai'i Standard Time.

Early College Application Guide [PDF]

Application Deadlines (these deadlines are specific to Dual Credit Students):

  • Fall Term: May 1
  • Spring Term: November 1

Residency of a minor (18 and under) will be based off of the residency of the minor's parent(s) or guardian(s).

Information about Residency for Tuition Purposes

To apply for the Military Non-Resident Exemption (as a military dependent), please submit the following:

  • Submit a copy of the Military Orders (additional documents may be requested if needed)
  • Command Sponsorship (for dependents not listed on the military orders)

There is a non-refundable $25 application fee for non-Hawai'i residents.

Application Roll Over Request:

Students are eligible for a rollover request over a span of two years. HonCC must have been the student's last home campus. A student is eligible for a rollover request if the student's last semester of acceptance and/or last semester of registration is no more than two years prior to the upcoming semester. (Example: Student can have his or her application rolled over from Fall 2018 to Fall 2022, Summer 2018 to Fall 2022, or Spring 2018 to Spring 2022.)

There are no roll backs!

The Application Rollover Request Form is available is available online on Kuali Build.

Step 3. Submit a Dual Credit Application Form or Early Admissions Application Form

Contact Information:

Early College
Pearl Wu
hccreach@hawaii.edu

(808) 844-2309
Early College Requirements

Running Start
Jean Maslowski
maslowsk@hawaii.edu

(808) 845-9278

Jump Start
Melodee Kawano
mhimuro@hawaii.edu
(808) 845-9177

Step 4. Submit Health Clearance

Submit a copy of your TB shot record, a Tdap immunization record, two Varicella (chickenpox) shot records, and a copy of your two Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) immunization record to the Admissions Office. Honolulu CC will only accept TB shot records within a year of your start date or TB shot records taken at the age of 16 or older. Health clearances are REQUIRED before you can register for courses!

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

Please refer to the UH COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy homepage for the most up to date information

Step 5. Get a UH Username

Upon acceptance, you can create a UH Username by visiting www.hawaii.edu/username. Click on "Get a UH username" and fill out the Check Status Form. You will then be asked to create a UH username, secret questions, and a password. This account allows you to register for classes, check your financial aid status, check grades, make online payments, sign-up for payment plans, and more.

Step 6. Take the Placement Test

The following are the different types of placement options you can choose from:

  1. Placement Option #1: Self report your placement scores. View/download theSelf-Report Form[PDF]
  2. Placement Option #2: Submit SAT, ACT, SBAC, or HiSET scores
  3. Placement Option #3: Submit official high school transcript
  4. Placement Option #4: Take the Accuplacer Exam

A physical copy of your acceptance letter and a valid Photo ID are required to take the Accuplacer at theTesting Center located in the Kaukahoku building (Bldg. 7), Room 313. To view the Testing Center placement schedule, visitwww.honolulu.hawaii.edu/testingandtutoring.

English and math placement are required and are very important! Your English and math placement will determine what levels of English and math you will need to take.

* Farrington High School students have specific testing dates on their campus; please contact the College and Career Counselor for additional information.

Step 7. Register For Courses

Please contact the respective Honolulu Community College Dual Credit contact(s) (refer to Step #3) or your High School College and Career Counselor about class registration.

Honolulu Community College (HonCC) is offering a Senior Citizen Visitor Program for Fall 2022 to bona fide residents of the State of Hawaii who are 60 years of age or older.

Follow the steps listed below if you wish to attend class(es) as a senior citizen participant:

Step 1. Submit the UH System paper application and UH System Health Immunization Clearance form to our Admissions Office by August 1, 2022. The application and UH Clearance form are available at the Admissions Office.

Step 2. Submit UH System Health Immunization Clearance Form (attached). The form must be signed by a healthcare professional.

Step 3. Your Senior Citizen Passes will be mailed to you the week of August 15, 2022. You will be allowed to attend up to two classes per semester at Honolulu Community College. All health and vaccine requirements must be met to receive your passes.

Step 4. Senior acceptance into any class is subject to the instructor's approval. You must obtain approval for every class you wish to attend as a senior participant. You may seek instructor approval to attend a class as a senior participant by presenting the senior citizen pass to the instructor beginning August 22, 2022. The instructor must sign off on the Senior Citizen Pass. Submit your signed Senior Citizen Pass(es) to the Admissions Office no later than August 30, 2022 to complete the application process. If you need to purchase a parking permit, see Step 7.

Step 5. No tuition and fees will be charged for the classes you attend as a senior citizen participant. You are expected to comply with all University of Hawai'i policies while attending classes as a senior citizen participant at the campus. For more information on University of Hawai'i policies go to: https://www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/policies

Step 6. No record of your enrollment at the College will be kept unless you enroll as a regular student and pay the applicable tuition and fees for other credit classes. You will not receive any credit for classes that you attend as a senior participant. Senior participants may not request credit for attended classes at a later date.

Senior citizen participants are not eligible to receive a UH Student ID card and cannot borrow books from the UH system libraries.

Step 7. Senior participants may purchase parking permits at our Cashier's Office. To purchase a permit, present the following to the Cashier's Office: (1) signed senior citizen pass, (2) your valid driver's license, (3) vehicle registration certificate, (4) insurance card, (5) parking permit application (available at the Cashier's Office). Permit fees are $20 per semester. The Cashier's Office accepts only cash, check, or debit card.

Step 8. Remember to submit your signed Senior Citizen Pass to the Admissions Office no later than August 30, 2022 to complete the application process.

The Senior Citizen Visitor program is not offered in the summer.

The Senior Citizen Pass for Fall 2022 is valid for the Fall 2022 semester only. If you wish to continue the following semester at Honolulu Community College, you will need to submit another UH application. If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Office at (808) 845-9129 or honcc@hawaii.edu

Students wanting to enroll in short-term, non-credit offerings and services.

Learn more about Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning

Appointments

If you have any questions about admissions, we have express appointments on Wednesdays, from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM via the link below. Please note, these sessions are intended to be 15 minutes or less. If you need more assistance, we recommend that you schedule an appointment.

Express Advising Appointments

To schedule an appointment longer than 15 minutes, please schedule an appointment via STAR Balance using the link below.

Schedule an appointment through STAR Balance

Confidentiality Policy

Please note that when a student enters college at any age that their records are protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Student record information can only be disclosed to a third party if a student completes an Admissions and Records Consent to Release Form.