The mission of the College Skills Center (CSC) is to provide students with the academic support to become responsible and self-directed learners. The CSC offers an array of campus-wide academic support services to assist students with their coursework and related activities. The CSC delivers testing services (UH Community College System placement testing, distance education testing, on-campus make-up testing, non-UH testing, etc.); offers non-credit courses in placement test preparation in various modes (in-person, computerized, and/or combination of in-person and online instruction); coordinates service learning activities; offers instruction in college study skills; and provides tutorial services.
The College Skills Center has temporarily relocated its services to Building 2, Room 214.
Students must present valid picture identification to access services.
The Testing Center
The Honolulu Community College Testing Room has temporarily relocated to Building 2, Room 214.
- Closed on September 2nd, November 11th, November 28th, November 29th
- The Testing Room schedule is for Distance Education and Make-Up exams only.
- No exams will be given out in the last hour before closing.
- Picture ID is required.
- No Friday or weekend hours
- Closed on all State, Federal, and school holidays.
Due to the temporary relocation of the HCC Testing Center and sharing of facilities with another department, the HCC Testing Center will not be open on Fridays during the relocation period from June 12, 2013 throughout the Fall 2013 semester until we move back to our original location (Bldg. 7, Rm. 316) sometime by the end of December 2013. The HCC Testing Center staff apologizes for the inconvenience.
Contact Hanwell Kaakimaka or Varouny Sybounmy, email@example.com, (808) 845-9130
Hours effective August 26, 2013 - December 20, 2013:
Monday - Thursday: 8:45 AM - 7:00 PM
Honolulu Community College now offers services for proctoring tests/exams for institutions outside of the University of Hawaii school system for a fee. Please contact Charles Miller (844-2396) or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information. All test/exam requests for outside of the University of Hawaii school system must be made 2 weeks or more prior to date of test/exam to be taken.
Smarthinking is a free online tutorial service for community college students. Students are able to submit their writing assignments and have them critiqued by a professional tutor within 24 hours. Smarthinking can be accessed through MyUHPortal under the Tools tab.
Students may also receive on-line tutoring in the subjects listed below:
- Mathematics - from developmental math to calculus
- Science - from general biology to organic chemistry
- Business - from accounting to finance and economics
- English for Speakers of Other Languages
- Nursing and Allied Health
- Computer Technology - from Word to Windows
Brainfuse is a free online tutorial service for community college students. Students may also receive on-line tutoring in the subjects listed below:
- Introductory Anatomy & Physiology
- Organic Chemistry
- Introductory Accounting
Brush-up courses are available in math and English for students who wish to retake the COMPASS Placement Test. These are non-credit courses designed to assist students in improving their math and English skills. Upon completion of 100% of the designated curriculum students are allowed to retake the COMPASS math or English test for free. Applications are available at the College Skills Center’s temporary location in Building 2, Room 214. The cost of each course is $40. For more information you may contact Charles Miller at email@example.com or call 845-9130.
The College Skills Center is offering drop-in tutoring for the following subjects: Writing, Math, History, English, Psychology, Speech, Biology, Chemistry, ICS, Spanish, Hawaiian Studies, Marketing and Learning Skills. Tutoring is available in Building 2 Room 214 during the following times:
- Monday - Thursday: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
- Fridays: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
- Closed on all State, Federal, and school holidays.
Tutoring will be provided by CSC Educational Specialists and qualified tutors. For inquiries on other areas of tutoring, please contact Charles Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 845-9130.
Volunteer faculty and staff offer tutoring services in various subjects.
View the listing of faculty/staff tutors and their contact information. Students should contact the faculty/staff tutors in advance to arrange for an appointment.
For more information, contact Lianne Nagano at 845-9400 or email@example.com.
College Study Skills - LSK 30/LSK30A Credit Courses
Students will develop the ability to organize materials, utilize the library, take notes in class, practice time management, prepare and take exams, take responsibility for their own learning and get individual attention as needed to be a successful college student. Enrollment is 1 or 3 credits.
Contact: Derek Otsuji at 844-2381 or e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Contact: Lianne Nagano at 845-9400 or e-mail at email@example.com
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