Honolulu Community College is awarding HonCC HELPS funds to eligible students to help with educational and personal expenses. Check MyUH Services to see if you received a HonCC HELPS award. Awardees are highly encouraged to sign up for an electronic eRefund (eRefunds will post to your bank account in 3-5 days and paper checks are printed once a month).
MyUH eRefund: https://myuh.hawaii.edu/task/all/direct-deposit
eRefund Process: https://www.hawaii.edu/myuhinfo/refunds/
Funding for HonCC HELPS is provided by the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) and will not affect a student’s financial aid package. The funding is also non-taxable but we advise students to consult with their tax advisor.
HonCC HELPS Eligibility Criteria
- HonCC is your home campus
- You are a degree-seeking student enrolled in at least one credit at HonCC
* Not applicable to Apprenticeship and Early College Students.
Support Services and Free Campus Resources
HonCC Student Basic Needs – Resources for food, housing, childcare, transportation
UH Emergency Aid Portal – Apply for emergency aid funding
HonCC Tutoring Services – Provides tutoring for all subjects
Academic Counseling – Provides academic planning, registration, and next steps after graduation
C.A.R.E. – Assists with overcoming barriers to academic success
Poʻi Nā Nalu – Supports Native Hawaiian students in CTE and STEM programs
TRIO-SSS – Supports students who are the first in their family to earn a degree, have financial need, and/or have a documented disability
Questions? Contact Academic Counseling at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 808-845-9162.