Welcome to Hawk Central!
Whether you are a prospective student or new student, currently enrolled, considering
transferring or returning to Columbia Basin College--Hawk Central is here to help
We are prepared to help answer all your questions from Getting Started at CBC through
graduation. We can assist you in exploring the many ways you can pay for your education:
financial aid, student loans, payment plans and more. While we can't assist you with
academic advising, we can help you with registration changes. Hawk Central also handles
all in person payments including tuition and fees, tuition installment plan payments,
transcript orders and more!
How to Contact Us
We are currently available in-person or by phone. Hawk Central staff are available
for drop-ins each day, with limited availability for pre-scheduled appointments. Stop
by the H Building or call us directly at 509-542-4601.
Please check-in at least 30 minutes prior to closing to meet with a Specialist to
discuss financial aid or student loans.
Monday through Wednesday: 7 am to 4:30 pm
Thursday: 9 am to 4:30 pm
Friday: 7 to 11:30 am
Need to make a payment in-person? Please visit us during the following hours:
Monday through Wednesday: 7:30 am to 3:30 pm
Thursday: 9 am to 3:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 to 11:30 am
Ask a Hawk Central Specialist
Don't live nearby? Have a quick question? Login with your student ID number and PIN
to send us a message. We typically respond within one business day.
Ask a specialist!
Meet our Hawk Central Team
“I strive to create a welcoming and comfortable environment for students to achieve
"As a first generation college graduate, I understand the struggles that can bring,
as well as the triumph in completing a goal you set for yourself. It is my hope to
use my years of higher education experiences to support all students in their pursuit
"I hope every CBC student continue to find joy and wonder in learning and accruing
new knowledge wherever their next chapter may be in life."
"Navigating the logistics of acquiring further education can, at times, feel overwhelming.
As a first generation college student, I am passionate about promoting awareness of
resources and opportunities to others. Through intentional conversation and collaboration,
I aim to help students find creative solutions to remove any barriers hindering their
pursuit of education."
"I strive to create an environment where all students feel welcomed and supported
no matter their background. I believe everyone deserves a chance to accomplish their
“The decision to acquire higher education is an exciting one. Understanding how to
acquire higher education can feel overwhelming. I am passionate about providing comprehensive
information on how to navigate the complex logistics of higher education, to help
students see the complete picture that is their CBC experience. My goal is to use
my passion to help student be able focus on being the most successful student they
can be and to be in an environment to continue their enjoyment of learning.”