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Mentorship Program

Purpose

The objective of the Vet to Vet mentorship program at UH Mānoa is to assist veterans with a successful transition from military to college. The program hopes that the relationships established will form lasting bonds between students, faculty, and staff that will promote fellowship, well-being, and success.

Mentors are all volunteers and consist of veterans who are part of the UH Mānoa Faculty, Staff, and student body. Mentors draw from their own experience and knowledge to assist students in social, academic, extracurricular activities, and professional development.

Mentor Duties

  • Assist students as they make the transition from military to college at UH Mānoa by providing general advice, assistance, and support through personal transition experiences.
    • Utilize what you already know. You have the experience and wisdom as someone who has already gone through the process with registration, VA educational benefits, etc.
  • Assist students in becoming involved in extracurricular activities, joining a Registered Independent Student Organization, and sports.
    • If you’re involved in something on or off campus and your mentee is interested, bring him/her along.

Program Goal

Provide individual guidance and support to each veteran student participant over the course of his or her transition process into the university setting.

“Vet 2 Vet” Mentors List

The “Vet 2 Vet” Mentors List is available to members of the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) System – all UH affiliate schools, students, faculty and staff members with a valid UH username and password.

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Contact Information

Office of Veteran Student Services
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2600 Campus Road
Queen Liliuokalani Center 310
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (appointments preferred)
Phone: (808) 956-2192
Email: ovss@hawaii.edu
Appointment: ovss.youcanbook.me

Upcoming Events
  1. Free Professional Portraits

    Oct 4 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Film Screening: Age of Consequences

    Oct 24 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Donate to the Veteran Scholarship Fund

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The purpose of this fund is to support veteran and military connected students at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Funds shall be used for costs associated with attendance (e.g. tuition, books, fees, etc.) The Office of Veteran Student Services understands and recognizes the unique needs of veterans and their families and has created this account to provide continued support for veteran and military connected student success.

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