Terms & Conditions

Student Housing Terms & Conditions

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Student Housing Services Terms and Conditions
  • Upon receipt of your contract offer, you will be required to make a minimum payment of $400 by a specified deadline provided on your invoice to accept your contract. Payment and deadline requirements are mandatory even for scholarship and financial aid recipients.
  • All campus-housing applicants must be accepted into classified programs of study and have paid the university's tuition deposit at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa to be eligible for housing placement.
  • Residents must be enrolled as full-time students during each semester of the academic year. A minimum of 12 credits (undergraduate), or 8 credits (graduate) per semester, is required to be a full-time student.
  • The housing contract is not transferable; residents may not sublease their assigned space.
  • Hall assignments are subject to availability, assignment priority, and a computer-generated random lottery number. While given consideration, applicant preferences cannot be guaranteed. Applicants may elect to remove themselves from the assignment process if none of their choices are available.
  • Requests for specific roommates or rooms are given consideration but are not guaranteed. Roommate requests must be mutual and must have matching hall preferences.
  • Participation in the meal program is required for those living in the residence halls. Meal plans for apartment residents (Hale Wainani) are optional.
  • Student Housing Services reserves the right to reassign students as necessary.
  • All students reapplying for UHM Student Housing must be in good academic and judicial standing with Student Housing Services and the University of Hawaiʻi.
  • Applicants with accessibility needs must follow the same application procedures as all students who apply for Student Housing. The KOKUA (Office of Disability Services) reviews all student housing disability accommodation requests. Information about disability accommodation requests are available on KOKUA's website or by calling (808) 956-7511 or (808) 956-7612. It is the responsibility of the applicant with a qualifying need for a housing accommodation to submit their request to KOKUA well before the housing's deadline as review of requests take up to 30 days.
  • Construction, renovations, and/or repairs of existing and new residence halls and adjacent areas on the UH Mānoa campus are scheduled to occur throughout the year. Every effort will be made to expedite this work and to minimize disruptions and inconveniences to residents. The Student Housing office reserves the right to relocate residents affected by noise, dust, etc to alternate facilities if necessary.