Checklist

VISIT US

1) VISIT US!


Gain insight and a first-hand Rainbow Warrior experience on a guided campus tour with our very own Rainbow Warrior students. Before the tour, you will participate in an information session hosted by an admissions counselor. We offer tours and information sessions daily, Monday through Friday(excluding state holidays). For more information and special hotel rates offered through our hotel and travel partners, visit manoa.hawaii.edu/admissions/visit.

Phone:
(808) 956-7137

Email:


SCHEDULE A VISIT
SUBMIT INTENT TO ENROLL & TUITION DEPOSIT

2) SUBMIT INTENT TO ENROLL & TUITION DEPOSIT


Fall Deadline: May 1
Spring Deadline: November 1

Confirm your attendance at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa by submitting your $200 tuition deposit online.

Office of Admissions
Phone:
(808) 956-8975 or (800) 823-9771
Email:
Fax:
(808) 956-4148
Cashier's Office
Phone:
(808) 956-7554
Fax:
(808) 956-2098
CREATE YOUR MYUH ACCOUNT

3) CREATE YOUR MYUH ACCOUNT


Create your MyUH account so we can stay in touch with you. You must first create your UH username (click on “Get A UH Username”), and then follow directions prompted on the website. Your UH Username account gives you access to the following:

  • Gmail (your UH Mānoa email account)
  • MyUH Services (access your account and financial aid information)
  • STAR GPS (register for classes, track your progress towards graduation, transfer credits, search & apply for scholarships)
  • SECE(look for on-campus employment and more)
  • Laulima (communicate with your professors and complete class assignments)
ITS Help Desk
Phone:
(808) 956-8883 or (800) 558-2669 (neighbor islands only)
Email:

scholarships

4) PAYING FOR COLLEGE


Apply for financial aid & scholarships


FAFSA Deadline: February 1

Consider this a lifelong investment for your future. Help finance your journey by applying for financial aid, which includes grants, scholarships, federal work-study, and loans. To apply, submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 1, or as soon as possible. The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s Federal School Code is: 001610.
*Scholarship deadlines include:

  • New Warrior Scholarships - January 15
  • STAR Database Scholarships - February 15
  • University of Hawaiʻi System Scholarships - March 1
Financial Aid Office
Phone:
(808) 956-7251
Fax:
(808) 956-3985
Email:
FINANCIAL AID SERVICES

Tuition Payment


The University offers a number of ways for you to pay your bill. Payments are accepted online, by mail, or in person. You may pay your bill online through MyUH Services (myuh.hawaii.edu). Search for or click on “Pay Tuition and Fees.” If you have applied for financial aid, and received an award, it will be reflected on your account.


Payment Plans


The University offers you the option to pay your bill in one payment or through installments using a payment plan. Payment plans are only available for fall and spring terms and are not available for summer terms. The cost to sign up is a non-refundable, per-semester fee of $30 per plan. You may sign-up for a payment plan online through MyUH Services (myuh.hawaii.edu). Search for or click on "Enroll in Payment Plan."

PAYMENT PLANS

Cashier's Office
Phone:
(808) 956-7554
Fax:
(808) 956-2098
Email:
STUDENT HOUSING

5) APPLY FOR STUDENT HOUSING

Fall Deadline: May 1
Spring Deadline: December 1

If you are interested in living on campus, you must submit the housing application. To begin the application process, you will need the following:

  • UH ID Number (found on your acceptance letter)
  • MyUH email account (see #3, Create your MyUH Account)
  • $25 non-refundable application fee

Applications for student housing will be available in November for Fall and in October for Spring. Student housing will notify you via your MyUH email account when your application is complete. Please note:

  • After your application is complete, a housing contract will be delivered to your MyUH email account
  • A $400 housing deposit must be submitted to the Student Housing office by the date specified in your contract offer
  • Your housing contract will provide details on deposit payment, type of room, and name of your residential hall

Unfortunately, if you do not send the housing deposit by deadline indicated on your contract, Student Housing will cancel your contract so they can assign your space to another student. It is critical that you check your MyUH email account!

APPLY FOR HOUSING

Meal Plans

uhm.sodexomyway.com/dining-plans

You are required to purchase a meal plan each semester if you live in Hale Anuenue, Frear Hall, Gateway House, Hale Aloha Towers, Johnson Hall, Hale Kahawai, and Hale Laulima. You are automatically enrolled in the “Select 10,” a 10-meal per week plan that can be changed should you want more meals per week. If you are a commuter student or a student in the on-campus apartments, you do not have to purchase a meal plan, but do have the option if you choose.

STUDENT MEAL PLANS
HEALTH CLEARANCE

6) SUBMIT HEALTH CLEARANCE

hawaii.edu/shs/health_clearance
Fall Deadline: July 15
Spring Deadline: December 2

We want to make sure all of our Rainbow Warriors are in fighting shape. Please submit your health clearance form to University Health Services, which we included in your acceptance packet. You can also find it online at hawaii.edu/shs/health_clearance. All students must complete the tuberculosis requirement to register for classes. Health Clearance Requirements:

  • MMR - 2 doses - Submit your Measles/Mumps/Rubeola vaccination record or the results of an antibody test administered by a licensed healthcare professional
  • Tuberculosis Test - Submit your results from a TB test administered by a licensed healthcare professional

Students Coming from Foreign Countries: You must receive a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray from a U.S. licensed healthcare provider (M.D., D.O., A.P.R.N., or P.A.). The U.S. licensed healthcare practitioner must document the state he/she is licensed and license number. When you arrive in Honolulu, you may take a skin test at the University Health Services, the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health, or at a physician’s office. If your test results are positive, a chest X-ray is required.

SUBMIT HEALTH CLEARANCE
FINAL DOCUMENTS

7) SUBMIT FINAL DOCUMENTS

Before you become a full-fledged Rainbow Warrior, you must submit your final documents to the Office of Admissions:

  • Final official high school and/or college transcripts (with graduation date and final grades)
  • Official test scores
Office of Admissions
Mailing address:
2600 Campus Road, 001 QLC, Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone:
(808) 956-8975 or (800) 823-9771
Fax:
(808) 956-4148
Email:
PREPARE YOUR SCHEDULE

8) PREPARE YOUR CLASS SCHEDULE

Every Warrior’s journey has a path. Create your class schedule and register for classes online through STAR GPS. STAR GPS guides students to timely graduation; combining student history with their academic program information, creating a graduation pathway. Your registration appointment time will be assigned to you and can be found in MyUH Services (myuh.hawaii.edu) and you can access STAR GPS at this time. In addition, the Office of Admissions will notify you via email, advising of deadlines and reminders associated with registration.

We encourage you to meet with an academic advisor. Each College and School provides advising services. The cover letter to your acceptance packet denotes the College or School that you are admitted. Contact information for your academic advisor is provided here, listed by College or School. Undecided on a major? You will meet with an advisor in the Mānoa Advising Center.


Placement Tests

Fall Deadline: Consult with advisor

Some Warriors may have additional tests that they must complete prior to beginning their journey. You may contact your academic advisor if required to take a placement test. Both MyUH portal and STAR will prompt students if a placement exam is required. Placement tests are available in:

  • Math (available online)
  • Chemistry (available online)
  • Languages
PLACEMENT EXAMS
GETTING ORIENTED

9) GETTING ORIENTED

We offer a variety of options to help you transition into the Rainbow Warrior Way. More information about these programs will be communicated through your MyUH email account.

  • One-Day Freshman/Transfer Orientation Program: Primarily for students who live on the island of Oʻahu, although the invite is open to all who will be on island the day of the event. Visit hawaii.edu/nso for more information.
  • New Student Orientation (NSO) Extended Orientation (EO): Primarily for students who are out-of-state, neighbor island, and international; EO coincides wtih your residence hall check-in. Get ready to move-in and enjoy a week of activites to get you oriented. Visit hawaii.edu/nso for more information.
  • Residence Hall Move-In: If you are living in the residence halls, they will have orientation type activities for you to pariticipate in as well. Please check the Mānoa Move-In website (when available) for information on your move-in dates. Visit manoa.hawaii.edu/housing for more information.
  • Welina Mānoa: A campus-wide community event to kick-off the brand new academic year, the UH Mānoa campus welcomes new and returning Rainbow Warriors with food, fun actiivites , and prizes! Visit manoa.hawaii.edu/welinamanoa for more information.

Important Dates

SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
Fall 2018 UH Mānoa Application Available
apply.hawaii.edu

OCTOBER 1, 2017
2018-2019 FAFSA Application Available
fafsa.ed.gov

NOVEMBER 2017 - MAY 1, 2018
2018-2019 On-Campus Housing Application Available
manoa.hawaii.edu/housing/livewithus

JANUARY 5, 2018
Fall 2018 UH Mānoa Application Priority Deadline
apply.hawaii.edu

JANUARY 15, 2018
New Warrior Scholarships Application Deadline
(Regents, Chancellor's, Mānoa Excellence and
Mānoa International Excellence Scholarships)
hawaii.edu/fas/info/nws.php

FEBRUARY 1, 2018
2018-2019 FAFSA Application Priority Deadline
fafsa.ed.gov

FEBRUARY 15, 2018
STAR Scholarships Application Deadline
star.hawaii.edu/scholarship

MARCH 1, 2018
Fall 2018 UH Mānoa Application Final Deadline
apply.hawaii.edu
UH System Scholarships Application Deadline
hawaii.edu/finaid/scholarships/system/index.html

MARCH 3, 2018
The Mānoa Experience: University Preview Day
manoa.hawaii.edu/admissions/experience

MARCH 2018 - APRIL 2018
Accepted Student Receptions (ASR)
Various locations and cities

MAY 1, 2018
Intent to Enroll & Tuition Deposit Deadline
manoa.hawaii.edu/deposit
On-Campus Housing Application Deadline
manoa.hawaii.edu/housing/livewithus

JULY 20, 2018
Fall 2018 Tuition Payment Deadline
(if registered by July 20, 2018)

AUGUST 20, 2018
First day of Fall 2018 Semester

AUGUST 29, 2018
Fall 2018 Tuition Payment Deadline
(if registered after July 20, 2018)

FEBRUARY 1, 2018
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Application Priority Deadline
fafsa.ed.gov

OCTOBER 2018 - DECEMBER 1, 2018
On-Campus Housing Application Available
(Spring 2019 only)
manoa.hawaii.edu/housing/livewithus

December 1, 2018
On-Campus Housing Application Deadline
(Spring 2019 only)
manoa.hawaii.edu/housing/livewithus

MARCH 1, 2018
UH System Scholarships Application Deadline
hawaii.edu/finaid/scholarships/system/index.html

MAY 1, 2018
Spring 2019 UH Mānoa Application Available
apply.hawaii.edu

SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
Spring 2019 UH Mānoa Application Priority Deadline
apply.hawaii.edu

OCTOBER 1, 2018
Spring 2019 UH Mānoa Application Final Deadline
apply.hawaii.edu

NOVEMBER 1, 2018
Intent to Enroll & Tuition Deposit Deadline
manoa.hawaii.edu/deposit

DECEMBER 7 , 2018
Spring 2019 Tuition Payment Deadline
(if registered by December 7, 2018)

JANUARY 7, 2019
First day of Spring 2019 Semester

JANUARY 16, 2019
Spring 2019 Tuition Payment Deadline
(if registered after December 7, 2018)

Academic Advisor

WHO’S MY ACADEMIC ADVISOR?
Take the guessing out of knowing. Locate your academic advisor’s contact information by identifying the college or school you have been admitted to. The cover letter of your accept packet details your admitted college or school.
EXPLORATORY MAJORS (UNDECIDED)

Unsure about your major? The Exploratory Program assists students in selecting a major that aligns their interests, abilities, and goals. For more information, visit manoa.hawaii.edu/undergrad/exploratory

Mānoa Advising Center (MAC)
Queen Liliʻuokalani Center (QLC) 101
808-956-7273
macadv@hawaii.edu
manoa.hawaii.edu/undergrad/mac

COLLEGES OF ARTS & SCIENCES

College of Arts & Humanities
American Studies, Art & Art History, Communicology, Creative Media, History, Music, Philosophy, Religion, and Theatre & Dance

Queen Liliʻuokalani Center (QLC) 113
808-956-8755
advising@hawaii.edu
manoa.hawaii.edu/advising

College of Language Linguistics and Literature
East Asian Languages & Literatures, English, Indo-Pacific Languages & Literatures, Languages & Literatures of Europe & the Americas

Queen Liliʻuokalani Center (QLC) 113
808-956-8755
advising@hawaii.edu
manoa.hawaii.edu/advising

College of Natural Sciences
Botany, Biology, Microbiology, Marine Biology, Molecular Cell Biology, Zoology, Physics, Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Astrophysics, Biochemistry, and Information & Computer Sciences

Keller 213
808-956-5911
cnsadvis@hawaii.edu
www.hawaii.edu/natsci/advising

College of Social Sciences
Anthropology, Communication, Economics, Ethnic Studies, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Women’s Studies, Journalism, and Sociology

A.C.C.E.S.S.
Dean Hall Room 2
808-956-0661
cssadv@hawaii.edu
www.socialsciences.hawaii.edu/access

Sociology Saunders Hall 248
808-956-8794
barbaraj@hawaii.edu
www.sociology.hawaii.edu/undergraduate/advising.html

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Everly Hall 126
808-956-7915, 808-956-7849
osas@hawaii.edu
coe.hawaii.edu/undergraduate/meet-an-advisor

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Holmes Hall 250
808-956-2307
engr@eng.hawaii.edu
www.eng.hawaii.edu

COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES

Gilmore Hall 1st Floor
808-956-8183
ctahradv@hawaii.edu
cms.ctahr.hawaii.edu/ugstudies/Home.aspx

ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE (ELI)

Moore Hall 570
808-956-8610
808-956-2801
faucette@hawaii.edu

HAWAIʻIANUIĀKEA SCHOOL OF HAWAIIAN KNOWLEDGE

Hawaiian Studies
Lehua Nishimura,
Kamakakūokalani Building 211 E
808-956-0642
lehua.nishimura@hawaii.edu
manoa.hawaii.edu/nhss/academicadvising

Hawaiian Language
Spalding Hall 253A
808-956-7637
samuelk@hawaii.edu
manoa.hawaii.edu/nhss/academicadvising

HONORS PROGRAM

Interested in the Honors Program?
For more information, visit
manoa.hawaii.edu/undergrad/honors
Siobhan Dhonacha
Sinclair Library - 1st Floor
808-956-8391
honors@hawaii.edu

MYRON B. THOMPSON SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

Social Work, Pre-Social Work
Gartley Hall 203
808-956-7182
sswadmit@hawaii.edu
www.hawaii.edu/sswork

PRE-HEALTH/PRE-LAW

Sinclair Library 108
808-956-8646
Pre-Health, uhpac@hawaii.edu
Pre-Law, prelaw@hawaii.edu
manoa.hawaii.edu/undergrad/PAC

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

Architecture 202A
808-956-7225
arch@hawaii.edu
www.arch.hawaii.edu/#advising

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND DENTAL HYGIENE

Webster Hall 201
808-956-8821
bsnurs@hawaii.edu
www.nursing.hawaii.edu

SCHOOL OF OCEAN, EARTH SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY

Atmospheric Sciences, Geology, Geology & Geophysics, Global Environmental Sciences
Leona Anthony
Hawai‘i Institute of Geophysics
Building (HIG) 135
808-956-8763
leonaa@hawaii.edu
www.soest.hawaii.edu

SCHOOL OF PACIFIC AND ASIAN STUDIES

Pacifi c Island Studies
Julie Walsh, Moore Hall 211
808-956-2668
jwalsh@hawaii.edu
manoa.hawaii.edu/spas

Asian Studies
Patty Dunn, Moore Hall 407
808-956-7814
pdunn@hawaii.edu
manoa.hawaii.edu/spas

SCHOOL OF TRAVEL INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT

George Hall 346
808-956-8946
timinfo@hawaii.edu
tim.hawaii.edu/undergraduate

SHIDLER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

Business Administration B101
808-956-8215
business@hawaii.edu
shidler.hawaii.edu/undergraduate/advising

Who's My Academic Advisor?