Returning Students

Welcome back to Honolulu Community College! Whether you’re returning to complete your degree, begin a new program, or just taking classes to brush up on some skills, we’re glad that you’ve decided to further your education with us. Follow these easy steps to get started today!

Step 1. Submit System Application Form

  • $25 application fee for non-Hawaiʻi residents

If you are military personnel (or dependent) stationed in Hawaiʻi, submit a copy of your military orders along with your application for admission (section F needs to be signed by your Commanding Officer)

The application for admission is required any time you sit out a semester or more.

Step 2. Apply for Financial Aid

If you are applying for financial aid, complete and return the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, available from the Financial Aid Office.

After you have been accepted:

Step 3. Meet with an Academic Counselor

The Academic Counselor can assist you by reviewing previous courses taken and determining remaining courses to complete program requirements. The Counselor can also advise you on whether or not you’ll need to retake the COMPASS Placement Test.

Step 4. Register for Courses

Add or drop courses using MyUH Portal.

Your UH username and password should still be valid. If you cannot remember your password and secret questions, visit our Computer Lab in Building 2, 4th floor for assistance.

Step 5. Pay your tuition and fees by the posted deadline

After you have registered for classes, tuition can be paid online through the MyUH Portal

using a credit card or in person at the Business Office (Building 6) using cash, check or credit card.

Step 6. Purchase your books and supplies

Take a copy of your class schedule to the Honolulu CC Bookstore (located on the ground floor of Building 2) to purchase your textbooks. For bookstore hours, call (808) 845-9105.

And finally, go to class!!!