The health and safety of Windward Community College’s students, faculty, staff and community is our top priority. This page contains campus-related information in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. See the CDC website for COVID-19 information. For specific COVID-19 information on the University of Hawai‘i campuses, go to the UH System COVID-19 page. Please check your hawaii.edu emails and this site for updates.

University of Hawaiʻi COVID-19 Guidelines (Interim)

Reporting a Positive COVID Case or Exposure

The first step to report a positive COVID-19 test or an exposure to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 for all campus community members is to complete the WCC Contact Tracing form. When completed, the campus community member will be contacted by a Response Team Member for their next steps. You may reach the WCC COVID Response Team via email at covidwcc@hawaii.edu or by phone at (808) 462-4715.

The information will be kept confidential. Information on reported positive cases can be found on the UH page for positive cases of COVID-19.

Positive COVID-19 Reports

The below list reflects cases that have been reported on the WCC Campus. To view a more complete list of regularly updated information on the UH campuses and facilities and employee and student COVID-19 cases and vaccination rates, view the UH COVID-19 Dashboard.

Summary of WCC Cases

Cases Today

0

New Cases–Last 5 Days

2

Total Since April 2, 2020

43

List of COVID-19 announcements pertaining to positive cases on WCC Campus.

Administration Announcements

UH Suspends COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Requirements

March 23, 2022
As of March 26, the University of Hawaiʻi 10-campus system is indefinitely suspending the UHCOVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policies for students and employees. Regular testing for COVID-19 will no longer be required of students and employees with approved vaccine exemptions. Testing will continue in the student residence halls until the end of the semester… Read more

Mar 17, 2022: UH Updates COVID-19 Guidelines
Jan 18, 2022: UH in-person and hybrid courses to resume Monday, Jan 31
Dec 29, 2021: WCC’s Plan for a temporary transition to all-online format for the beginning of Spring 2022
Dec 29, 2021: UH Notification of online classes temporarily shifted to electronic delivery
August 20, 2020: Fall 2020 UPDATES: Classes & Resources (8/24/20)
August 19, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Policy
August 19, 2021 Updated COVID-19 guidelines for fall 2021 semester
August 13, 2021 Employee vaccine mandate, weekly COVID-19 testing from August 23
August 4, 2021: Daily operations, Lumisight, Safety measures, Classroom changes, Non-compliance with health and safety measures

Student COVID-19 Resources

CARES Act Emergency Funding

The Federal CARES Act provides institutions of higher education with emergency funding to help students impacted by COVID-19. The University of Hawai‘i Community Colleges CARES program provides emergency grants to currently enrolled students whose lives have been disrupted by the coronavirus and are facing financial challenges. You may be eligible if you had at least $200 of expenses related to the changes in UH classes because of the coronavirus.

For more information and to apply, please visit the WCC CARES Act Emergency Financial Aid Grants page.

Windward Community College CARES Report »

COVID-19: Help UH students; Make A Gift
UH Urgent Student Relief And

Testing and Vaccination Sites

Testing sites: www.hah.org/covid19

Vaccination sites:

Student & Employee Resources

Campus offices will remain open for all services, Monday–Friday, 8:00am–4:30pm. Please check the specific office for additional information.

Computer and Internet Access Support

The Library will offer laptops for checkout to students on a first-come, first-served basis. Library staff will provide a laptop checkout station in the Library Breezeway. Students must show a valid picture ID and will be required to fill out the Laptop User Agreement form upon checkout. Due to the variety of laptops available, library staff will determine which device best suits a student’s computing needs.

Charter Communications participates in the Affordable Connectivity Program and offers a credit of up to $30 per month to qualifying households. To find out more about eligibility and applying, visit the Spectrum website.

Computer Tech Support

Ka Piko Student Tech Support provides technical support to all current WCC students. Connect with a Ka Piko Student Tech Assistant online via STAR Balance (during live office hours) or by completing our Help Form.

Ka Piko Student Tech Support
winhelp@hawaii.edu

Food Pantry Support

The WCC Food Pantry is available to those in need. We are well stocked with non-perishable good. Make arrangements for pick-ups by emailing sacwcc@hawaii.edu or calling 808-235-7395

We also have a limited amount of MREʻs (military-meals ready to eat) available. Our WCC food pantry is available to those in need.

Donations will be continued to be accepted at the Student Activity Center in Hale ‘Ākoakoa 232.