(Module 8) We Got You: Academic Support Services

Learning Assistance Center

The Learning Assistance Center helps students learn to study effectively with others, how to use effective learning practices, and how to use self-reliant learning behaviors. Their free services include:

  • Individual tutoring in a variety of subjects including math, science, language, and social science.
  • Supplemental Instruction, a weekly study group facilitated by a student leader who attends all the class sessions.
  • Academic Consultations, through LearnAbility workshops designed to assist students with adjusting to the college academic environment. Workshop topics include reading in college, note-taking, time management, test-taking strategies, presenting with confidence, adjusting to academia, and goal setting.
  • Walk-in tutoring at the Housing Success Center in the Hale Aloha Cafeteria

Website: manoa.hawaii.edu/undergrad/learning
Email: learning@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-6114
Location: Sinclair Library (reception desk on right side upon entrance)

Learning Emporium

The Learning Emporium provides free tutoring for introductory study in mathematics, chemistry, information & computer sciences, and physics. Students are encouraged to study and complete their class assignments in the Emporium, where assistance is readily available. Assistance is provided by a combination of undergraduate tutors, graduate students, and instructional staff & faculty from the contributing departments.

Website: natsci.manoa.hawaii.edu/learningemporium.php
Email: cnsinfo@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-6451
Location: Bilger Addition 209

Online Learning Academy

The Online Learning Academy offers free and completely online tutoring in math, science, writing, economics, and psychology. Students may engage with highly qualified tutors in whatever manner is most comfortable (audio, chat, or drawing on the digital whiteboard) using their phone, tablet, or computer.

Website: manoa.hawaii.edu/ola
Email: (Math) ola@hawaii.edu (Writing) olawctutors@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-3741
Location: QLCSS 214L

The Writing Center

The Writing Center offers free, one-on-one writing consultations to help with all stages of the writing process.

Website: sites.google.com/a/hawaii.edu/writingcenter/home
Email: tutors@hawaii.edu
Make appointments online: https://sites.google.com/a/hawaii.edu/writingcenter/appointments
Location: Kuykendall 411

Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center

The Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center is a walk-in resource center for students interested in law, medicine, or the health sciences. They offer a variety of services including one-on-one advising, workshops and orientations, and a lending and reference library.

Website: manoa.hawaii.edu/undergrad/pac/advising
Email: (Pre-Health) uhpac@hawaii.edu (Pre-Law) prelaw@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-8646
Location: Sinclair Library 108

Honors Program

The Honors Program allows students to take a more active role in their education through smaller classes, personalized academic advising, peer mentorship, faculty guided research projects, Honors housing, and other engagement opportunities.

Website: manoa.hawaii.edu/undergrad/honors
Email: honors@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-8391
Location: Sinclair Library 128

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program is a centralized source for undergraduate research and creative works opportunities to help undergraduate students engage in faculty-mentored research.

Website: manoa.hawaii.edu/undergrad/urop
Email: urop@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-7492
Location: Hawaiʻi Hall 127


The KOKUA Program facilitates equal opportunities for students with permanent learning, physical, psychiatric and other documented disabilities. Access services provided include faculty liaison, exam accommodations, note-taking services, priority registration, sign language interpreting, mobility, lab and library assistance, adapted furniture, classroom relocation and elevator use, and service or assistance animals.

Website: hawaii.edu/kokua
Email: kokua@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-7511 or (808) 956-7612
Location: QLCSS 013

Student Support Services

Student Support Services seeks to increase the graduation and retention of first generation college students and those with financial need. Students are offered assistance in monitoring their academic progress, developing a reasonable plan toward graduation, help in selecting a major or career, and assistance in applying for financial aid.

Website: https://manoa.hawaii.edu/undergrad/sss/
Email: sss@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-8402
Location: Krauss 114

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