Message From the President 2
The University of Hawai'i 5
Calendar 6-7
Undergraduate Education 8-
UHM General Education Core and Graduation Requirements 23-
Graduate Education 28-
Student Life 46-
Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid 59-
Degrees and Certificates 70-


Architecture 72-
Arts & Sciences, AMST-IT 77-
Arts & Sciences, JOUR-ZOOL 122-
Business Administration 176-
Engineering 208-
Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Studies 217-
Health Sciences and Social Welfare 226
Interdisciplinary Programs 227-
Law 234-
Medicine 237-
Nursing 256-
Ocean and Earth Science and Technology 267-
Outreach College 285-
Public Health 289-
ROTC Programs 293-
Social Work
Travel Industry Management 298-
Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources 304-
Instructional Support, Research, and Service Units  478-


Overview 325
A - E 326-
F - N 379-
O - Z 427-


Administration 484-
Endowed Chairs and Distinguished Professorships 486
Faculty 486-
Emeriti Faculty 511-
Instructional Support, Research, and Service Units Staff 518-


Appendix 528-
Glossary 533-
Campus Map

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Student Life
Dean of Students
Parking and Traffic
Health Services
Food Service
Career Services
Child Care
Counseling Services
 - Alcohol & Drug Education Program
 - Civil Rights Counselor
 - Counseling & Student Development
 - Sex Equity Specialist
Support Services
 - College Opportunities Program
 - International Student Services
 - KOKUA Program
 - Kua‘ana Student Services
 - Operation Manong
 - School and College Services
 - Senior Citizen Visitor Program
 - Student Equity, Excellence, and Diversity
 - Women’s Center
 - Veterans Affairs Office
Special Learning Opportunities
 - National Student Exchange
 - Service Learning Program
Visual and Performing Arts
 - Art Gallery
 - Commons Gallery
 - John F. Kennedy Theatre
 - Mae Zenke Orvis Auditorium
 - Leisure Program
 - Intercollegiate Athletics
 - Intramural Sports Program
 - Campus Center Complex
Student Organizations
 - Co-curricular Activities, Programs, and Services
 - Associated Students of the University of Hawaii
 - Board of Publications
 - Broadcast Communication Authority
 - Campus Center Board
 - Graduate Student Organization
 - Student Activity and Program Fee Board
Services and programs are provided on the campus to help students make the transition to the University, to secure basic financial assistance and housing, to obtain the personal assistance needed to achieve academic goals, and to plan for productive careers.

Co-curricular programs offer students opportunities for leadership development and cultural, social, and recreational experiences. These programs provide excellent opportunities to gain leadership skills, to serve the community, and to obtain insights into community organization and development. Students are urged to participate in campus programs as involvement enhances the learning experience and leads to a more enjoyable and successful student life on campus.

Dean of Student Services

Student Services 409
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-3290 (V/T)
Fax: (808) 956-9682

The Office of the Dean of Student Services coordinates educational services and programs within the Office of Student Affairs and acts as a resource on the development of University policies related to student affairs. The Office of the Dean Student Services also advises and assists students regarding discrimination, academic disputes and grievances, conduct code issues, and other related matters.


Student Housing Services
Johnson A Basement
2555 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-8177
Fax: (808) 956-5995

The University has approximately 3,100 bed spaces available on campus. The facilities range from traditional residence halls (co-ed, all female, and all male in double room occupancy or suite arrangements) to apartments (one-bedroom and two-bedroom). A limited number of disabled access and single occupancy units are available. Married students and their immediate families are incorporated into the general resident population.

Residential life offers a wide variety of programs to the residents. Groups and individuals are encouraged to participate in organized programs with opportunities for social, emotional, physical, intellectual, spiritual, and occupational involvement. Service learning and community service projects are also offered as part of the residential life program.

Residents of the traditional residence halls are required to purchase a dining plan from a variety of dining plans offered. A dining plan is optional for apartment residents. Residents on dining plans dine at Hale Aloha Cafeteria. Contact Sodexho Marriott Services for more detailed dining plan information.

Hawai'i residents are given first priority in the assignment process, and out-of-state and foreign students are usually assigned in subsequent assignment rounds. During the last three years, all applicants were accommodated. Acceptance to the University does not automatically include on-campus housing. Students are encouraged to apply for on-campus housing by filling out a separate housing application. Please contact Student Housing Services for an application and specific application deadlines.

Parking and Traffic

Parking Operations
1980 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-8899
Fax: (808) 956-9811

Parking Operations business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The office is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Visitors and students may pay a daily fee to park, on a space-available basis, in designated visitor and student parking areas. All other parking areas on campus require a valid permit.

Motorcycles and mopeds must have a paid permit to park in designated parking areas located on the designated peripheral part of campus. Visitors may pay the daily fee to park in designated visitor motorcycle and moped parking areas. Bicycles are allowed to park only at bike racks.

Because the number of student parking permits is limited, students should check in advance with Parking Operations on the procedure for obtaining the permits. Car-pool, day, evening, motorcycle, moped, and medical permits are offered on an availability basis to qualified students and faculty and staff members. Specific documents are required to obtain each type of permit.

Student parking is also available in the Institute for Astronomy parking area (permit parking) and the Center for Hawaiian Studies gravel parking area ($2 daily parking). A shuttle bus provides service from these parking areas to the main campus.

Because parking on or near campus is limited, students are encouraged to seek alternative means of transportation to campus. The Manoa campus is also served by the city bus system (local route numbers 4, 6, and 18, plus express routes). For information, call (808) 848-5555. Monthly bus passes are available at the Campus Center Information Desk, Campus Center 212. A free shuttle service is provided as a convenient means of transportation within the campus. 

Parking regulations on campus are enforced 24 hours daily throughout the year. Vehicles in violation are subject to citation and/or towing.


Campus Security
1980 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-8211
For emergencies: (808) 956-6911 (V/T)
Fax: (808) 956-8495 (V/T)

Campus Security provides protection and security for the campus community and the physical plant at the Manoa campus 24 hours a day throughout the year.

The Campus Security patrol is responsible for enforcing federal, state, and county laws and University rules and regulations. Its duties include detecting fires, detaining trespassers, preventing theft and vandalism, and investigating reports of suspicious persons and incidents. Upon a reasonable request officers will provide an escort service from dusk to dawn for students and staff members. Sixty-eight red emergency call boxes, with blue lights for easy nighttime identification, are located throughout the campus to provide instant communication with the Campus Security office. 


2465 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-8252
Fax: (808) 956-4323

The University of Hawai'i Bookstore is an institutionally owned bookstore, offering a wide selection of academic books and general merchandise. Located in the Campus Center building, it is open Monday through Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., and Saturday, 8:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

The textbook department provides the academic community with books that are requested by the faculty for course instruction. To meet the needs of the student body, the textbook department conducts book buybacks six times a year.

The tradebook department stocks a variety of books and magazines for general reading. Some of the subject categories include books for reference, Asia Pacific region, study aids, computers, and bestsellers. The department will obtain any book currently in print through its special order service. Special promotions and discounts are offered throughout the year.

The computer department carries hardware, peripherals, and a wide selection of software from major vendors for sale to eligible students and faculty and staff members at educational discount pricing. A valid University ID or a current UH registration form must be shown for purchase. The department stocks hardware from Apple, Toshiba, IBM, and Hewlett-Packard as well as from other companies offering educational pricing. The bookstore is an Apple Authorized Service Provider offering a full range of services to the community, including warranty and post-warranty repairs on all Apple products. Bookstore technicians also perform memory upgrades and offer extended warranty contracts.

The general merchandise department sells general school and office supplies, art, gifts, greeting cards, and emblematic clothing. Additional services include catalog mail ordering and film processing.

The Medical Bookstore is located in the BioMedical Building. This department provides for the timely purchase of text materials, reference materials, and medical supplies for the unique problem-based learning curriculum of medical school students. Special order service is also available for members of the medical community.

The bookstore is also in the process of developing its web site at: The web site will have course materials, supplies, UH clothing, and Hawaiiana books available for purchase online.

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