Experience our campus like a true Warrior

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Meet with engaging faculty, staff, and current Rainbow Warriors. Learn about the #UHMazing programs, services, and activities that the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has to offer.

The Mānoa Experience - University Preview Day takes place on the Mānoa campus every Spring; however, neighbor island informational sessions are available on Hawaiʻi Island, Maui, and Kauaʻi. Become a Rainbow Warrior!

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UNIVERSITY PREVIEW DAY
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INFORMATIONAL SESSION
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THIS EVENT HAS PASSED FOR 2019. THE NEXT MĀNOA EXPERIENCE - UNIVERSITY PREVIEW DAY IS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2020. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS.

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN DECEMBER 2019

O‘ahu - University Preview Day


Register Here
Registration is required

If you have a documented disability and associated disability access needs, you are encouraged to contact the Office of Admissions, (808) 956-7137 or uhmevent@hawaii.edu. Office hours are Mondays through Fridays, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (HST), excluding state holidays. Advanced notice better ensures our capacity to meet your accessibility needs.

The Mānoa Experience - University Preview Day

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Saturday, March 2, 2019
10:00AM - 2:00PM
UH Mānoa campus (campus map)
2465 Campus Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96822

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OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Our FREE campus-wide open house brings thousands of prospective students & families to the beautiful University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa campus.

Come, discover the Mānoa Experience!

  • Meet with engaging faculty, staff, & students from over 180 Academic Programs & Student Services
  • Experience demonstrations, hands-on activities, & displays
  • Go on various tours highlighting our campus, residence halls, & learning facilities
  • Visit the Office of Admissions - check your application status or pay your tuition deposit
  • Watch performances by student groups
  • Win free prizes & giveaways
  • Get your UH gear at our University Bookstore
  • Have photo booth fun - Rainbow Warrior style
  • & much more!

Registration is required for the prospective student or the leader of a group to receive a complimentary on-campus parking pass for the day of event (via email), & an exclusive UH Mānoa tote bag at the event check-in.

Special Hotel Rates

Visit http://manoa.hawaii.edu/admissions/visit/special.html

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES – Subject to Change


This list of activities & times will be updated as they are confirmed. Please check back regularly for the most updated information.

GENERAL

  • PRE-EVENT TOUR | CAMPUS PLANTS – 9:00 AM

    Before you check-in, check out a few of the Campus Arboretum's iconic trees and their history. Join us for a 45-minute walking tour beginning at Varney Circle.

  • CHECK-IN – 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

    Campus Center Courtyard - Check-in to receive an exclusive UH Mānoa tote bag, informational materials, coupons to use on the day of the event, a game sheet & more!

  • RESOURCE FAIR - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    McCarthy Mall - Meet with engaging faculty, staff, & students from over 180 Academic Programs & Student Services. Discover the vast opportunities at UH Mānoa through demonstrations, hands-on activities, games & displays.

  • PHOTO BOOTH – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Campus Center Courtyard - Take a photo, rainbow warrior style! Post it to your social media account(s) & #makemanoayours

  • OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services, Room 001 (ground floor) - Check your application status or pay your tuition deposit.

  • UH MĀNOA BOOKSTORE – 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM

    Campus Center – Stop by, browse, & purchase your UH Mānoa swag! Receive a 20% off coupon for one UH apparel item at the Manoa Bookstore (on the day of the event, March 2, 2019)

TOURS

  • Campus Tours – (45 min.) Continuous | First tour at 10:15 am, last tour at 1:15 pm

    Take a walking tour of the campus led by a current UH Mānoa student. All tours will be on a first-come, first served basis. *Self-Guided Tour - Can't make the tour time or want to explore on your own? Participants are welcomed to take a self-guided tour if they cannot meet the tour times or if they are full. Packets will be available at the Campus Tour tent.

  • Residence Hall Tours – Continuous (First tour is at 10:00 AM, last tour is at 1:00 PM)

    Hop on our free shuttle & take a tour of where students call it “home” during the school year. Select from touring the First Year Towers or the Upper Division Communities.

  • School of Nursing’s Translational Health Science Simulation Center Tours – (20 min.) 10:00 AM , 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 12:30 PM

    Sign-ups and tours begin at Webster Hall, first floor hallway. Restricted to students age 13 or older, 15 people per group, first come first served. The UH Translational Health Science Simulation Center (UH THSSC) brings real-life scenarios to the classroom so that students can gain the experience, confidence & skills they need to provide quality care by integrating state-of-the art equipment, electronic patient records & practices currently used by the state’s leading medical centers.

  • Warrior Recreation Center Tours - (20 min.) 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM, 1:30 PM

    Take a tour of this two-story complex, considered to be one of the best recreational facilities in Hawaiʻi, that promotes overall health & wellness for our students, faculty & staff.

  • Engineering Research Lab Tours - (30 min.) 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM, 1:30 PM

    Engineering Ambassadors will guide you to tour research labs and student projects, which you may have the opportunity to get involved in as a student in the UH M​ānoa College of Engineering.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

  • Mānoa Dining Services Concession Tent - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    McCarthy Mall – (Cash only) Featuring fresh campus offerings and Warrior favorites.

  • Starbucks – 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

    Campus Center, 2nd Floor - (Cash or Credit Card) Come by to get a cup of coffee & your favorite treats to fuel your day’s activities.

SPECIAL EVENT PROMOTIONS

Receive an exclusive UH Mānoa Tote Bag
Go to a Check-In Tent to receive an exclusive UH Mānoa tote bag!
  • 20% off coupon for one UH apparel item at the Manoa Bookstore (on the day of the event, March 2, 2019)
  • $1 Starbucks coupon (only redeemable at the UH Mānoa Campus Center Starbucks location on the day of the event, March 2, 2019.)
  • Receive a “Game Sheet” – Visit with 8 or more UH Mānoa Resources & and enter to win an UHM-azing prize!
Academic Programs & Student Services Tents

Many of the academic programs & student services tents will also have special activities & freebies!

Students Accepted to UH Mānoa by March 2, 2019

Go to the Admissions Tent at the event to show us proof of acceptance for a free UHM-azing gift!

Entertainment Tent

Prizes will be given away throughout the event.

The Mānoa Experience – University Preview Day is held in the heart of the UH Mānoa Campus. Check-in is at the Campus Center Courtyard.

ADDRESS – UH MĀNOA CAMPUS CENTER

2465 Campus Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96822

PARKING

Register for the event to receive a complimentary on-campus event parking pass in the Lower Campus Zone 20 Parking Structure: (For GPS) 1430 Lower Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822

ADA Parking: Persons with ADA placards are welcome to park on Upper Campus with the complimentary on-campus event parking pass. Upper Campus parking without an ADA placard will require a fee. For more visitor parking zones, visit: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/commuter/resources/MapFiles/visitorparkingmap.pdf

Parking in the residential areas around campus may be available – be prepared to pay the meter.

DIRECTIONS TO CAMPUS

The UH Mānoa campus is conveniently located just off the H-1 freeway, in Honolulu's Mānoa Valley.
From H-1 East & Waikiki to the UH Mānoa
  • Take exit 24B for University Avenue
  • Merge onto University Avenue
  • Keep right; Turn right on Dole Street
From H-1 West to the UH Mānoa
  • Take exit 24B for University Avenue
  • Turn right at University Avenue
  • Keep right; Turn right on Dole Street

THE BUS

The Honolulu city bus stops on campus at Sinclair Circle & other nearby locations. Visit TheBus for schedules & fare information.

ACADEMIC & STUDENT SERVICES PARTICIPANTS

List of ACADEMIC & STUDENT SERVICES PARTICIPANTS

Questions?

Email:

uhmevent@hawaii.edu

Phone number:

(808) 956-7137

*The Office of Admissions hours is Mondays to Fridays from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (excluding state holidays).

NEIGHBOR ISLANDS - Informational Session

We offer three neighbor island informational sessions, where we bring the Mānoa Experience to you.

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Hawai‘i (Big Island)

ʻImiloa Astronomy Center
Sunday, December 1, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Check-in opens at 1:30 PM)

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Kaua‘i

Kauai Beach Resort
Sunday, November 17, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Check-in opens at 1:30 PM)

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Maui

Maui Beach Hotel
Sunday, November 3, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Check-in opens at 1:30 PM)

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