Student Information

Updates on this page supersede any info on other pages. We are in the process of updating individual pages of services and offices.
If you need information not listed here, please call 455-0318, 8am-4pm M-F.

CARES Act

Leeward CC CARES Report

The University of Hawai‘i, including Leeward Community College, provided emergency financial grants to students in April and May 2020 to address unexpected financial hardships caused by the coronavirus and disruptions to their education and lives. The federal CARES Act supported emergency assistance directly to students who meet federal eligibility requirements.

View the Leeward Community College’s report on the administration of the federal CARES Act Part I, Emergency Financial Aid Grants for students.

Information on Spring 2020

Updates on course delivery modification.

Additional updates to be posted

Support for students

ONLINE LEARNING

  • 5 tips for learning remotely
  • Best practices

TECH TOOLBOX

  • Resources & online support
  • Info on access to WiFi

LEARNING RESOURCES

  • How to access Free Tutoring
  • Library and Test Center

COUNSELING & ADVISING

  • How to connect remotely
  • List of counselors
  • Free mental health support

SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS WITH KIDS

  • DOE Grab & Go Meals & Childcare help
  • Free activities for keiki

NUTRITION & WELLNESS

  • Leeward's Food Pantry for students
  • Tips to staying well

General Info

  • If you have a question about your class, please contact your instructor. Directory of faculty and staff (be sure to select Leeward).
  • Campus is open to UH students, faculty and staff only.
  • Map of wifi on campus (pdf) if you need access to wireless.
  • Check your UH email account and the College’s webpage frequently for updates.
  • If you are currently feeling sick, or have traveled out of state in the past two weeks, we ask that you reach us via phone or email.

Help with Technology For classes

Services and Offices

Please call or email. On-campus services will be limited.

ADA Accommodations

If you need ADA accommodations for online learning, contact the KI office, (808) 455-0405 or email the KI program staff.

Admissions & Records

Children's Center

Leeward Children's Center will remain closed and has been following the DOE schedule. .

Computer and Internet Support

Details on all technology, computer access and internet.

Counseling

Bookstore

THe Bus

The Bus is adjusting its scheduling, affecting routes 73. Updated bus schedule.

DVAC Campus Survivor Advocacy Program Services

O'ahu Campuses: If you're expereincing increased isolation and danger caused by confinement, economic stress and health insecurity--reach out to us.

  • Campus Survivor Advocacy Program Services (CSAP) advocates  available to our O'ahu students and employees Mon-Fri 8am-5pm by phone and email.
  • If you would like to work with a specific advocate, please refer to the CSAP advocate schedule and contact list
  • DVAC Helpline: (808) 531-3771 (8:30a-4:30p, M-F) or the DV Hotline: (808)526-2200 (24/7)

Early College

Financial Aid

Food Options

  • To be determined at a later date.

Food Pantry - Hānai iā Leeward

  • Hānai iā Leeward will remain open. Call 808-455-0208 or email the Hānai iā Leeward staff.
  • Sign ups and distributions will be announced via the weekly Student Life emails.

HiNET

  • Contact us by phone, (808) 455-0563 or via email
  • If you or your family’s income has been reduced due to layoffs or reduction in hours, you may be eligible for SNAP benefits. Visit the HiNet website for more information.

International Programs

  • Services by appointment only.
  • Call (808) 455-0570 or email International Programs.
  • F-1 international students who wish to leave the United States are urged to contact us immediately.

Job Prep Services

Library

  • Library services will be available remotely from 8am-4pm.
  • Study Spaces will be closed.
  • Assistance with research (finding books, articles and searching databases) will be available.
  • Details on the Library website.

Mental Health

  • Should you need to talk to someone about mental health and wellness during this time, please contact us via phone (808) 689-2661 or email uhwotalk@hawaii.edu
  • You can also schedule an online meeting with mental health professional.  As always, there is no charge for treatment, there is no treatment caps, and insurance is not needed for Leeward students.
  • Schedule an Zoom session

Online Resources

  1. Manage Anxiety and Stress
  2. Strategies to cope with coronavirus anxiety
  3. How to Help our Kids Cope

New Student Orientation (NSO)

  • NSO Online will be available to all students starting Monday, March 23.
  • Info will be emailed to all students.

Student Health Center

Student Life

  • Call 808-455-0208 or email Student Life.
  • All events and activities are cancelled for the semester. Plans for online/social media activities are in progress.
  • Student Government is still here to advocate for your needs. Send us your suggestions.

Study Spaces

  • Study Spaces in Library will be closed.
  • The Uluwehi Café has been set up for safe study areas -- one person per table!
  • Outdoor tables are also available, with one person per table, please.

Test Center

  • Call (808) 455-0273 or email the staff. Wai‘anae Moku: (808) 454-4708
  • Due to COVID19, all Accuplacer Placement Testing is currently suspended.  Please refer to Leeward's Testing Center site or contact the Pearl City or Wai`anae Moku Testing Centers.

Tutoring

Veterans' Resource Center

  • No walk-ins, please. Appointments will be via phone, email or zoom.
  • To book an appointment, please call 808-455-0233 or 808-455-0274.   You can also email LeeAnne Egan or email the Center staff
  • For the Leeward CC VA Certifying Official, you can email or call 808-455-0644.

Questions?

If there's something not covered, or you have a question, please send us an email with any question. We'll find the answer!

From Spring 2020

Credit/No Credit Grading Options

Please be fully aware of the potential implications of choosing a CR/NC grading option. Be sure to review the UH System’s FAQs for Students as well as consult your Counselor and other offices with which they may be involved (e.g., Financial Aid, Veterans, etc.) before making their decision.

WITHDRAWAL DEADLINE EXTENDED

The UH System has extended the deadline to withdraw with a “W” from any semester-long Spring 2020 course to April 30, 2020. This is a change from the originally announced date of March 27, 2020. The deadline for refunds has passed.

EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, MARCH 24
ALL CLASSES AND SERVICES WILL BE OFFERED REMOTELY.

Thank you for getting through the first day “back.” Based on the Governor’s “Stay at Home” order and directions from UH Leadership, starting 3/24, all classes will be online and services will be offered remotely, with limited on-campus services, most by appointment. We are not closed. We are operating differently.

If you have questions about your class, please email your instructor: Directory of email and phone numbers.