Student Parents Program

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The Student Parents Program (SPP) supports student parents at Kapiʻolani Community College (Kapiʻolani CC) in pursuing their educational, family, and life goals.


Counselor: Cathy Wehrman
ʻIliahi 201
(808) 734-9504

Counselors are available to:

  • Explore career pathways and educational programs here at Kapiʻolani Community College
  • Assist you through the financial aid process and provide you with scholarship information
  • Refer you to services on campus and in the community, such as child care, academic advising, tutoring, and mental health and wellness services
  • Help you successfully balance academic, work, and family obligations
  • Connect you to tools and resources intended to help you stay in school and earn your degree or certificate


Services include:

  • Family-friendly office space for student parents and their families
  • Career and personal counseling
  • SPP information sessions
  • Childcare information and resources
  • Financial aid and scholarship* information and assistance
  • Community referrals and resources
  • SPP & community updates, information, and events relevant to student parents and families
  • Social media group
  • Computer and printer use
  • Workshops, presentations, or discussions that aim to help you balance your school, work, and family life

*For certain services, such as scholarship eligibility, the program will consider FAFSA information, financial need, and GPA


You are eligible for service if you are: 

  • A Kapiʻolani Community College student with Kapiʻolani CC designated as your home campus
  • A student parenting a minor child or children (under the age of 18)

How to Apply

Join the Student Parent Program!

Please email to request the link to our Virtual Drop-In Sessions, usually done twice per week. We look forward to meeting you and sharing more about the Student Parents Program.

Contact Us

Student Parents Program (SPP)
ʻIliahi 201
(808) 734-9504