Hawaii Community Colleges Extend Application Deadline to December 29


    Pictured is a map of the Kapiolani Community College campus near the Lama building near the Great Lawn.

The application deadline for University of Hawaii community colleges is extended by two weeks until December 29 to encourage more potential students to return to their studies in January.

“It is not too late to consider starting 2021 at university, in the direction of a vocational diploma or certificate,” said Erika Lacro, vice president of UH community colleges in a statement. Press. “It doesn’t matter if you’ve never been there or come back after years of absence.”

“All the data shows that people who get a university degree or certificate earn more money in their lifetime, are less likely to be unemployed, to live longer and healthier lives, and their children are more likely to pursue higher education and benefit from the same advantages. “she said in a statement.

Spring semester classes start on January 11. Most of the courses will be online, with the exception of labs and workshops which must be in person and will be delivered with COVID-19 safety protocols.

Financial assistance is available, including Hawaii Promise scholarship, which covers uncovered tuition fees for students in need, as well as assistance to people displaced by COVID-19 and the “Tower Two, stronger You»Program for returning students.

The campuses are Hawaii, Honolulu, Kapiolani, Kauai, Leeward, and Windward Community Colleges, as well as UH Maui College. The previous application deadline was December 15.

To apply or obtain more information, go online at hawaii.edu.


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