Make a difference on campus. Meet new friends. Participate in student activities. Learn about different clubs and organization on campus. We’ve got something for everyone!
Who We Are
Student Life & Development (SLD) provides students accessible educational opportunities through an engaging learning environment that values academic excellence and personal growth.
SLD is made up of Charted Student Organizations (CSO) that provides students the opportunity to learn and develop leadership skills. Student leaders learn meeting management, budget management, event planning, communication skills, and individual and group decision-making and interaction techniques. The CSOs accept applications for leadership positions at all times of the year.
The Student Life office provides support for all student organizations on campus, houses Lost and Found, locker rentals, bulletin board management, oversees the student lounge, and produces Student IDs for Honolulu Community College.
Student ID Cards
Fall 2022 Student IDs will begin on Monday, August 15, 2022 and will be available throughout the semester during our regular office hours, Monday to Friday, 8:00AM – 3:30PM. To expedite our ID services, please bring proof of tuition payment and a valid government-issued photo ID or passport. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome! Learn more about Student IDs.
Lost & Found
Student Life & Development houses and operates the lost and found for Honolulu Community College. If you have lost or found something, please call us at (808) 845-9498, or email us to get more information. If the semester has ended, your belongings will be stored until the next semester. Learn more about Lost & Found
If you did not complete a locker form with Student Life & Development and a lock is illegally placed on a locker, your lock will be removed and your belongings will be stored in our office for one semester. Learn more about Locker Rentals
The Student Lounge is one of the few places on campus where students can use it for studying, eating, sleeping, watching TV, and playing games. The lounge is also used by Student Activities Board, RISOs, and other campus departments to host fun and exciting events. The Student Lounge is managed by Student Life & Development (SLD) and is open Monday to Friday, 8:00AM – 3:30PM. Learn more about the Student Lounge.
Chartered Student Organizations
Student Activities Board (SAB)
The Student Activities Board (SAB) is a Chartered Student Organization that sponsors social, cultural, recreational, and educational programs at Honolulu Community College (HonCC). It initiates activities and supports other campus clubs and organizations in delivering a wide range of interesting programs to the campus community. For example, SAB hosted musical offerings, dances, films, concerts, video game tournaments, guest speakers on topics of interest, special outings in the community, and informal gatherings.
Student Life & Development Office
Become a part of SAB to help make college a fun experience. Join the fun in planning events, getting involved with the campus and the community, developing leadership skills, and gaining volunteer hours.
The Student Activities Board is responsible for the formulation of policies, bylaws, and procedures applicable to student activities and events as funded by the Student Activity Fee.
Student Media Board (SMB)
The Student Media Board (SMB) is a Chartered Student Organization that governs all student media and publications at HonCC, which encourages self-expression, artistic creativity, and campus involvement.
Student Media Board Office
The Student Media Board oversees the media below:
Become a part of SMB to shape campus communication and help express student voices. You’ll also gain leadership, management, and journalism skills. In addition, you’ll learn about the evolving world of media and technology.
The Student Media Board is responsible for the formulation of policies, bylaws, and procedures applicable to student publications in print and online media, as well as to protect the rights of the governed organizations to operate free of censorship, as funded by the Student Media Fee.
Student Government (SG)
The Student Government (SG) is a Chartered Student Organization at HonCC and is part of the Board of Regents of the University of Hawai‘i. SG is made up of student leaders that attend college meetings and work with committees to represent the student body and perspective. It is through this important Charted Student Organization that students play a prominent role in the governance of HonCC and the University of Hawai‘i System. View SG Charter (PDF)
The purpose of HonCC Student Government is to:
- Be the voice of students
- Cultivate engaged citizens
- Foster student success
- Enhance the student experience
- Impact meaningful, positive change
Student Government Office
Become a part of SG to make a difference on campus. SG provides interested students the opportunity to develop critical-thinking and leadership skills. Student leaders learn parliamentary procedures, individual and group decision-making, and interaction techniques. It’s an excellent opportunity to represent your fellow students and meet new people.
SG is responsible for the formulation of policies, bylaws, and procedures applicable to serving the students as funded by the Student Government Fee.
Registered Independent Student Organizations (RISO)
Registered Independent Student Organizations (RISO), often referred to as clubs, are groups of students with a common focus or interest. From Fashion Society and Justice Society, to Sustainability Club and Korean Club, there are many groups on campus to choose from.
Joining a RISO
- Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (Alpha Kappa Iota Chapter)
- Hawaii Advanced Technology Society (HATS)
- Micronesian Wayfinders Club
Other RISOs in progress include: Fashion Society Clubs, Math Society, Cosmetology, Carpentry.
If you are interested in joining any of these student clubs, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. If you don’t see one of interest, any group of current students can create a new RISO. Learn more about Registered Independent Student Organizations (RISO).