Welcome to the Fall 2014 semester!

Here are some events and resources that may help you begin the school year as smoothly and enjoyably as possible.

Welcome Week 2014

Hawai‘i Community College’s Student Life Program and Student Council present “Welcome Week 2014” from August 25-28. The events include a kīpaepae welcoming ceremony, lunches and other activities. Here’s the full breakdown of the events.

Monday, August 25
Coffee Talk, 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Activities, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Snacks, 8:30 a.m.
Lunch, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Kīpaepae: 12 noon
Location: Manono behind 379

Tuesday, August 26
Coffee Talk, 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Activities, 9:30 a.m. – 12: 30 p.m.
Snacks, 9: 30 a.m.
Lunch, 11 a.m. – 12: 30 p.m.
Location: Manono behind 379

Wednesday, August 27
Activities, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Breakfast, 9 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Snacks, 11 a.m.
Location: UH Hilo Bldg 333

Thursday, August 28
Activities, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Snacks, 9 a.m.
Lunch, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: UH Hilo Bldg 321

For more information about Welcome Week 2014, contact the Kau Wa’a Center at 934-2733.

A don’t forget to check out the first drive-in movie of the semester on Friday, September 12 at the Hawai‘i CC Manono campus in Hilo. The movie is “Monsters University.” Gates open at 6 p.m.

Agree to Degree

Sign the Agree to Degree pledge and become eligible to win a $350 scholarship!

This is the second year Hawai‘i Community College and the six other community colleges in UH system will be doing the Agree to Degree initiative. The goal is to keep students focused on graduation. One way we do this by having students sign the Agree to Degree Pledge.

Students in East Hawai‘i should come to Welcome Week activities on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the locations listed above for an opportunity to sign the pledge and become eligible for scholarships! On Wednesday you can sign the pledge from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. at UH Hilo Bldg 321.

Students in West Hawai’i can sign the pledge at the Agree to Degree table in front of Student Services on Monday, August 25 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Students who signed last year and are still enrolled will be eligible to win a scholarship.

Students who can’t make it to an Agree to Degree table but want to sign the pledge and be eligible for a scholarship can stop by the Information Center on the Manono Campus in Hilo or the Student Services center in Kealakekua between August 25 and August 29.

Agree to Degree!

Student Resources

Hawai‘i Community College’s student services personnel are here to help you succeed. Here are some links that may be useful this semester.

Have a great semester!

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