Financial Aid

We encourage students to contact our office via email at honccfao@hawaii.edu or call (808) 845-9116.

If you need to submit documents, you may use UH File Drop (View Instructions) or fax our office at (808) 356-0942. Please notify us of documents being sent. If you need to meet with someone in person, please schedule an appointment via STAR Balance (View Instructions).

Welcome to the Honolulu Community College Financial Aid Website!

We invite you to browse the resources we have online for financial aid. Also, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office. The Financial Aid staff is always willing to help.

Please note that when a student enters college at any age, due to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), most information can only be disclosed to the student.

Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Due to staff schedules, appointments to meet with a Financial Aid Officer are highly encouraged.

STAR Balance Appointments

The Financial Aid Office assists students with the FAFSA application, financial aid reviews, and special circumstances.  If you need assistance with any of these areas, you may schedule an appointment with the Financial Aid Office at the link below.  These appointments can be scheduled for up to 1 hour depending on the nature of the appointment.

Schedule an appointment through STAR Balance

If you have a question about financial aid forms, requirements for financial aid, and/or your financial aid status, we have advising times Monday - Thursday, 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 you schedule an appointment (see link above).

Express Advising Appointments

More Information

Here is more information regarding Federal Student Aid programs including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):

FAFSA Help

Filling Out the FAFSA

FAFSA Checklist

Federal Student Aid YouTube Channel