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The Advising Center for the
Colleges of Arts & Humanities and Languages, Linguistics & Literature
University of Hawaii at Manoa

The Advising Center serves students pursuing majors in the following Colleges/Departments:

If your major is not listed above, click here to find your advising office

If you are a pre-major, undecided about a major (“exploratory”), or listed as a “GEAS” major in STAR, contact the Manoa Advising Center

Quick Links to Common Requests:

New Student Info

Start with Initial Advising!

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Schedule an Appointment

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Academic Planning

Create Your Plan

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Find the Right Form

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Certify Your Plan

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Learn How To...

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Connection Gateway

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File for Graduation

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What are Petitions?

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Featured News from The Advising Center

402, 2016

Office Closure March 1st

The Advising Center will be closed on March 1st, from 11 AM to 1 PM. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.

1512, 2015

Happy Holidays

The Advising Center will be closed starting Monday, December 21, for office projects, graduation, and academic action reviews.  We plan to re-open on January 4, 2016.    

2411, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!

The Advising Center will be closed on November 26 & 27.  

810, 2015

Graduating in Spring 2016

If you plan to graduate in Spring 2016, remember to file for graduation by December 1 to ensure a smooth graduation. For instructions on applying for graduation, click, here.

2708, 2015

Advising Center Office Hours

Our new hours for Fall 2015 are Monday through Friday, 8:45 AM to 4:00 PM (closed on state and federal holidays).

208, 2015

Initial Advising for Incoming Students

Welcome to UHM! If Fall 2015 will be your first semester, be sure to come in as soon as possible for your Initial Advising appointment with a Manoa Peer Advisor (MPA). They will help you have a smooth start.

Mission Statement

Within the context of a liberal arts education, the Advising Center assists students enrolled in the studies of Arts & Humanities and Languages, Linguistics & Literature at the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus, to clarify their life and career goals, develop meaningful educational plans, and prepare for productive lives, enlightened citizenship, and life-long learning.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Throughout their academic career, students can identify and explain their interests, strengths, values, and career/life goals.
  • Students can develop and implement an academic and educational plan.
  • Students understand how the A&S degree prepares them for success in their personal, academic, and professional lives.