Informed Consent Statement
The purpose of this statement is to define the scope of services provided for students with the Admissions and Counseling Office and to provide information about confidentiality expectations.
New students are invited to attend an orientation to college life and an introduction to their program of study each semester. Career orientations designed to assist unclassified students in selecting a major as well as career exploration activities for students who are considering selecting a new major are provided along with the program faculty each semester.
Each major offered at Honolulu Community College has a specific counselor that works with both faculty and students working towards a specific degree or certificate. This individual will be your primary point of contact. Each counselor at Honolulu Community College will be able to counsel students in all majors so students do not have to wait to see their specific program counselor if they do not wish to. Counselors will assist students in planning programs of study. Information about course placement, prerequisites, course sequence, and registration and transfer information is provided.
Student will generally be referred to the specific program counselor for the major that they wish to enroll in or will be given assistance in assessing their educational needs, goals, career interests and academic qualifications. General questions concerning the admissions process can be directed to our office staff at (808) 845-9129.
Counselors will work with students to explore career possibilities and training opportunities. Counselors will help students assess their skills, interests and values in developing career and life plans. Individual assistance, workshops and orientations are available to help students in career exploration.
High School Counseling Connection
High school students will normally use the school resources to learn about different college options and programs. Honolulu Community College has a specific counselor assigned to work with each high school, its counselors and students. If you wish to contact the counselor responsible for your high school, you can ask your high school counselor or call us at (808) 845-9129 and ask for the counselor designated for your high school. Look for the dates and times we will be visiting your high school.
Testing and Tutoring Services
These services are provided by the College Skills Center. You may contact them at (808) 845-9217 or visit the College Skills Center website.
Workshops are scheduled throughout the school year to provide them with information and assistance to cope with and succeed in college. These are some of the topics that are covered:
- Time management
- Sources of financial assistance
- Study skills
- Reading skills
- Resume and Interview preparation
- Student life and campus activities
- Mission Statement
- College Catalog
- Campus Map
- College Policies
- Annual Reports
- International Students
- Non-Credit Students
- Off Campus/Military Students
- Returning Students
- Transfer Students