Frequently Asked Questions

What is a University Center?
University Centers were established to provide opportunities for quality higher education to students, who are unable to attend the UH campus offering their program of choice. University Centers are located on Kaua`i, Maui, and in West Hawai`i.

Where is the University Center on Kauai located?
The University Center is located in the One Stop Center Room 206 at Kaua`i Community College.

What are the University Center hours?

        Fall and Spring semesters:

        Monday - Friday:  7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Center is closed on weekends and on holidays.
How are distance learning courses delivered?
Courses are delivered through cable television, the Internet, polycom, and interactive television.
How do I apply to a degree or certificate program?
Read the admissions requirements of the campus to which you are applying by visiting the campus’ online admissions office.  Applicants to any of the ten campuses of the University of Hawaiʻi may choose to apply online.  An Educational Specialist is available on-island for assistance.
Does a University Center award degrees?
University Centers do not award degrees or certificates. The degrees and certificates are awarded by the university campuses who offer the program(s).  The Centers may have different degrees and certificates depending on each community's higher education priorities and the Center's ability to receive and support the courses and services.
Is financial aid available?
Based on financial need, you may be eligible for federal financial grants or low-interest loans.  To apply, contact the Financial Aid Office at the campus for which you applying.  The types of financial aid available may vary by campus.
How do I get my books for my online course?
Please view the information at the this URL:
I'm a student and need an exam proctored.
See test centers information at: Testing Center
I teach an online course and would like an exam proctored.
See the test centers link and use this form when submitting the exam to a testing center:
How can I schedule a University Center appointment with an Educational Specialist?
All University of Hawaii and affiliated student(s) may schedule appointments through MySuccess.
  1. Go to
  2. Click menu  in the top left, and then click  My Success Network
  3. Click SCHEDULE  under the University Center
Click here for step-by-step instructions: Schedule University Center Appointment in MySuccess


Where can I get more information about the University Center at Kauai Community College?

Phone:  (808) 245-8330
Address:  3-1901 Kaumuali`i Hwy., Lihu`e, HI  96766
E-mail address: