Campus Resources

Office of Veteran Student Services
Provides services to Veterans and military-connected students that assist with the transition to college life. Contact OVSS for assistance with completing applications, VA forms, and navigating the UH Mānoa campus. Ask about their student lounge.

These VA programs serve as the on-campus face of the VA to address the unique needs of veteran students. VSOC Counselors ensure that Veterans receive the support and assistance needed to pursue their educational and employment goals. VITAL collaborates with UH Mānoa faculty and staff members and community resources on the behalf of Veteran students. VITAL also provides seamless access to VA health care services and on-campus clinical counseling.

Kokua Program – Office for Students with Disabilities
Provides access services and accommodations for students with disabilities.

UH Mānoa Children’s Center
The Children’s Center offers full-time or part-time child care for full-time classified students.

Student Parents of Mānoa (SPAM)
The SPAM program offers support, encouragement, and mentorship to student parents as they pursue their degrees in higher education.

Financial Resources

VA Student Estimator (Shopping Sheet)
This calculator provides an estimated net price for you (the out-of-pocket cost you may be required to pay) based on your cost of attendance minus estimated grants/scholarships, other aid programs, and VA award. Cost of attendance, financial aid availability, and VA awards may change year to year.

Financial Aid Services
Provides services to students on a range of topics including options for financing higher education costs, eligibility for assistance, applying for funding, and scholarships.

VA Resources
The official VA website to manage VA benefits including viewing payment history, checking on benefits, and changing direct deposit information.

Contact VA Education & Training
Contact information for the VA’s Education Call Center and access to AskVA for submitting student inquiries online.

GI Bill® Comparison Tool
Find VA approved schools and which benefits students will receive at their chosen institution, including MHA rates (if eligible).

Honolulu Regional Benefit Office
Contact information for the Ch 31 VR&E Office in Honolulu.