NHERC Running Start

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High school students are able to earn both UH Hilo and high school credit through the Running Start program.

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NHERC Running Start Courses

Currently, all on-site NHERC courses are available to Running Start students. Please see the credit courses page for the current course offerings.

Applying for Running Start

A complete application packet must be submitted to NHERC, including:

  1. Running Start Application - Select UH Hilo as the campus you plan to attend
  2. UH Hilo Application form - There is no $50 application fee required for Running Start students
  3. High school transcript

The application period for Spring 2013 courses closes on October 12, 2012. To qualify for Running Start, students must meet the UH Hilo Running Start admissions requirements.

Paying for Running Start Classes

Students are responsible for payment of tuition, fees and books. However, some scholarship opportunities are available. Please visit our NHERC Scholarships page for more information.

Contacting NHERC Running Start

Please e-mail NHERC at nherc@hawaii.edu with any questions about the NHERC Running start Program or call NHERC directly at (808) 775-8890.