Graduate Application

Deadline for Graduate Application:  January 15

Step 1: Complete the University of Hawai’i Office of Graduate Education Requirements

1.  Review the Office of Graduate Education’s admission requirements.

2.  Complete the University of Hawai’i Office of Graduate Education’s Application Form.

3.  Submit your materials to:

Graduate Student Services
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2540 Maile Way, Spalding 354
Honolulu, HI 96822


Step 2: Complete the Department of Communicology Requirements

1.  Send your GRE scores to the Department of Communicology’s Director of Graduate Studies.

2.  Write a letter to the Director of Graduate studies expressing your interest in the graduate program. If you are seeking a graduate teaching assistantship, indicate this request in your letter and discuss your teaching aspirations and capabilities. Applicants should be aware that the Department may ask you to participate in Skype interviews.

3.  Send three letters of recommendation to the Department of Communicology Graduate
Chair, preferably written by professors with whom you have studied.

a.  Complete, print, and sign three copies of the Recommendation Form  for the
Graduate Program in Communicology and provide one form to each individual
who will be writing you a letter of recommendation.
b.  Writers of letters of recommendation should comment on your preparation and
potential for success in graduate school.
c.  If you wish to be considered for a graduate teaching assistantship (GTA), writers of
your letters of reference should also comment on your teaching potential.

4.  Submit your materials to:

Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Communicology
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2560 Campus Road, George Hall 326
Honolulu, HI 96822

Deadline for Graduate Application:  January 15


* For more information visit the Department of Communicology website or e-mail the
Director of Graduate Studies at