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Got HonCC? Now thereʻs an App for that

Honolulu Community College now has it mobile app.

The app, wbich can be found on the Apple Store and Google Play Store, will allow students to keep track of their class schedules, find their way around campus, and have contact information ahonolulu-cc-1t their fingertips to student support services.

HonCC is the second community college in Hawaii to have an its own app. Kapiolani CC was the first.

 

Since the KCC app launched in the fall of 2015 there have been 2,100 downloads on the iOS and 908 on Android. Approximately 20% of Kapi‘olani CC students use the mobile app. Some of the main features that student users mentioned using includes an informational campus map, access to class availability, and the ‘how do I’ section.

According to the Pew Research Center 64% of American adults in 2015 owned a smartphone of some kind, up from 35% in the spring of 2011. Besides texting, calling and basic internet browsing, 30% of smartphone owners use their phones to take a class or get educational content.

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