Student ID Cards

ID Cards

FAQ about Student IDs at Honolulu Community College. These are for regular credit-course students. Special populations have different rules. Contact Student Life for more details.

1. What is a UH System ID?

  1. These IDs have a standardized look and numbering system for all UH System students.
  2. The bar code on the front is your UH System library card, good anywhere in the system.
  3. The number is your UH Student Number, or Banner Number, and is used for accessing your student information online and identifies you to University officials.

2. Why should I get a Student ID?

  1. The HCC Computer Lab(2-415) requires a UH System ID for entry.
  2. The UH Library system prefers students use this System ID for free privileges.


3. How do I get an ID at HCC?

  1. NEW IDs: FOR STUDENTS WHO HAVE NEVER OWNED ANY UH ID CARD:
    1. You must be registered for classes.
    2. Receipt of payment is preferred;
      1. You can find a payment receipt on MyUHPortal on the left side of the main page click “View Charges/Make Payment” and print your payment.
      2. You can also get a copy of your receipt printed at the Computer Lab (2-415) on the 4th floor.
      3. For students on financial aid, check with the financial aid office to confirm payment was made.
    3. You must fill out a Student ID application, available in our office, sign and date the form.
    4. Bring the application, your receipt and a government issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, state ID w/ expiration, passport, etc.) to the office.
    5. After you take your ID picture, your card will be printed.
  2. FOR HCC STUDENTS WHO HAVE AN OLD UH-HCC ID CARD issued prior to Fall 2004:
    1. You must follow the same instructions for a NEW IDs.
    2. You can use your old UH-HCC ID as your photo ID.
    3. You must surrender you old HCC ID Card.
  3. FOR PCATT, ICE, ETC and APPRENTICE STUDENTS:
    1. Student IDs can be issued to you for a $5.00 cash fee.
    2. Only students registered through the official student information system will be able to get Student IDs.
  4. Honolulu Campus Student Life & Development Fall Office Hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM and some Saturdays.


4. What if I lost my Student ID?

  1. FOR STUDENTS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR ID (OLD OR NEW) AND NEED A REPLACEMENT:
    1. UH-HCC students receive only one ID card no matter how long they are at the University of Hawaii – HCC.
    2. If you have lost your ID, you may obtain a replacement ID for a $5.00 that will be charged to your student account.


5. What are the reasons that I can’t get an ID at HCC?

  1. You are not in the ID computer system.
    1. The ID computer system is not directly connected to the official student records system. We download information to the ID System. Changes and updates to your information will be in the ID computer system after the next download.
    2. Student whose mailing addresses are not correctly filed with the Record’s office will not appear in our system. Please correct any errors with Record’s before coming to our office.
    3. HCC can issue Student IDs to students from any campus as long as they are taking courses at HCC.


6. What is ID Validation?

  1. Students need update their ID cards every semester after a payment is made in order to still access to some campus facilities.
  2. Receipt of payment is preferred;
    1. You can find a payment receipt on MyUHPortal on the left side of the main page click “View Charges/Make Payment” and print your payments
    2. You can also get a copy of your receipt printed at the Computer Lab (2-415) on the 4th floor.
    3. For students on financial aid, check with the financial aid office to confirm payment was made.


7. What if I leave the UH System?

  1. Student withdrawing from UH-HCC are not required to turn in their current ID card.
  2. Students receive only one ID card at no charge while they are at HCC, you will need to have your Student ID card if you return

Any additional questions can be referred to the Student Life & Development Office at:(808) 845-9498 or hccsld@hawaii.edu


Last Reviewed: 08/2013