Emergency Cash Grant Contact List

Posted on Apr 14, 2020 in Main

HPEAP requested authorized institutions to provide contact information for the emergency student cash grants. Below is the information received thus far. This list will be continuously updated as HPEAP receives the requested information. last updated 5/19 Chaminade University of Honolulu Students should have received an email from the university with directions to apply via an ...
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Posted on Apr 1, 2020 in Main, Slides

The grave effects of the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic extend a multitude of concerns, including its impact on post-secondary education. While institutions continue to come up with their own solutions to assist students, the U.S. Department of Education is also taking measures to ease the financial burden of students, especially those with federal loans during ...


Posted on Jan 23, 2019 in Main, Slides

Updated on 7/12/2019 APPLYING FOR CLOSED SCHOOL LOAN DISCHARGE: If you have a federal student loan and are unable to transfer your credits to a comparable program at another school, here is information on applying for closed school loan discharge: Do I have the option for a closed school loan discharge? Yes, you may ...

On September 17, 2018, Remington College notified students of its Honolulu Campus that it discontinued new enrollments and planned to close on February 21, 2020. The future date is to allow for a teach-out and an opportunity for current students to complete their program of study with the school. Students are expected to complete their ...
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The Higher Learning Commission approved the University of Phoenix’s teach-out plan for closing branch campuses and locations, including the downtown Honolulu campus at the Topa Financial Center on Fort Street Mall. The Commission also approved a new location in Kapolei. University of Phoenix is looking to establish the Kapolei Learning Center as its new Hawaii ...
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Complaints Administration Fee Schedule

Posted on Oct 13, 2014 in Main

Complaints Administration Fee Schedule HPEAP Minutes of Public Hearing


Posted on Jun 20, 2013 in Main

Aloha, The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) is the state department that oversees the newly formed Hawaii Post-secondary Education Authorization Program (HPEAP). With the recent developments involving the U.S. Department of Education delaying the implementation notice, Hawaii has sought an extension. Institutions seeking licensure may request a letter of extension from HPEAP. We ...
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A few school types that are exempt from authorization by HPEAP include: Cosmetology schools Massage schools Real estate schools Cosmetology schools must be licensed through DCCA’s Professional and Vocational Licensing (PVL) Division. You can find contact information for the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology by clicking here. Real estate schools must be approved by DCCA’s Real ...
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