Financial aid programs are regulated by federal, state, and institutional policies. Most financial aid guidelines specify the following basic eligibility requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
  • Have earned either a high school diploma, GED certificate, or equivalent
  • Have Honolulu Community College as your home campus
  • Be a classified student in an eligible associate or certificate degree program.
  • Meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy [PDF]
  • Not be in default on a Federal educational loan or owe a refund on a Federal grant
  • Submit all required documents needed to process your financial aid application

View Financial Aid in the College Catalog [PDF]