Tropical Storm Ana

October 16 update:

The University of Hawaii continues to monitor Tropical Storm Ana and is working closely with state and county officials to anticipate its possible impact on Hawaii. This is the October 16, 2:20 p.m. update with the latest storm information.

UH Hilo, Hawaii Community College and NHERC will remain open and classes will meet Friday, with the exception of the Hawaii Community College Motorcycle Training class on Saturday, which is cancelled.

Classes and activities at the UH West Hawaii Campus are cancelled for Friday, October 17 and Saturday, October 18 and the campus will be closed.

However, conditions are unpredictable and should they require additional closures, we will inform you here and through a UH Alert.

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Financial Aid Home

Aloha and Welcome

Our mission is to assist current and prospective Hawaii Community College students in funding their educational goals through quality customer service and efficient, timely and accurate processing in accordance with Federal, State, University of Hawaii System and Institutional regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures.


Peer Advisors are now available to help you complete your FAFSA application. To make an appointment contact (808) 934-2712. Also, if you have an appointment please bring the documents listed on FAFSA Appointment Checklist



News

  • Student Loans: Last day to apply for 2013-14 academic year is APRIL 15, 2014.

  • To access Financial Aid information over the Phone, In-person, or Authorise to release information to individuals besides the student.

    It is required that the student complete Authorization Disclosure Release Form

  • Peer Advisors are available to help you complete your FAFSA application.

    To make an appointment contact (808) 934-2712. Also, if you have an appointment please bring the documents listed on FAFSA Appointment Checklist

  • Importance of MyUH:

    Please make sure you check your MyUH portal. Most Financial Aid related information can be found in your portal. Information such as:

    Academic Progress: SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) Status, Award information and Status, Required Documents after you file your FAFSA. or other requirements, and Financial Aid Holds.

  • Hawaii Community College school code: 005258.

  • Federal Student Aid on Twitter :

    Federal Student Aid is now on Twitter! If you have questions about the FAFSA, submit them on Twitter using the hashtag #AskFAFSA. Make sure you follow @FAFSA and tune in to Office Hours on Twitter to see if your question gets answered! https://twitter.com/FAFSA

  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy :

    Federal regulations on Satisfactory Academic Progress policy changed effective July 1, 2011. These updates could affect your financial aid eligibility. Read the new policy to stay up-to-date with the new policies and procedures and how they affect you.

    PDF Document  SAP Policy (PDF)


Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school.

Check your UH email for notifications from the Financial Aid Office and use the MyUH Portal to contact the office about status changes and to view your award information.


Financial Aid Process

Awards from financial aid programs are administered according to the laws and guidelines governing those programs. Priority is given to students whose complete application is received by the March 1 priority date. Applications that are not accurate and complete prior to the student’s last day of enrollment or thirty days prior to the close of the spring semester, whichever comes first, will not be processed. Summer applications will be available the first week of May. Contact the Financial Aid Office as other deadlines may apply to your situation.


Types of Aid

Grants
Funds awarded to students based on their financial need. It is also called “gift aid”. These awards generally do not need to be repaid.

Scholarships
Funds awarded to students based on either financial need, declared major, interests, grades, background and many other factors.

Loans
Money borrowed from the federal government that MUST be repaid once the student ceases to attend school or drops below half-time (6 credit hours) enrollment.

Student Employment
This is federal or state funding for on-campus and off-campus part-time employment for students enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours).


 

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Contact Information
Manono Campus, Bldg. 379A-5

Open Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
Closed on state holidays.

Phone: (808) 934-2712
Fax: (808) 934-2711
E-mail: hawccfao@hawaii.edu