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Library Services

Hamilton Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-7203 (Voice/Text)
(808) 956-2534 (Voice/Text)

Sinclair Library
2425 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-8308 ext. 52 (Voice/Text)
(808) 956-5417 (Voice/Text)

Library Hours

Library Departments, Collections & Services

Library Staff Directory by Departments and Collections

UUH Mānoa Library (housed in Hamilton and Sinclair facilities) provides the largest collection of information and research materials in the state with over 3.2 million volumes, as well as 356,000 ebooks, 21,291 print, and 62, 291 ejournals, and 304 databases, making this a Carnegie Research 1 library. Its website provides access to local and national indexes, specialized databases, internet resources, unique, local digitized collections, and library catalogs throughout the nation. Hamilton Library contains the main book, periodical, and microform collections. Separate components include the Asia Collection; Archives & Manuscripts; Hawaiian & Pacific Collections; Special Collections of rare books; the Charlot Collection; Government Documents; Maps, Aerials, and GIS (MAGIS); Business, Humanities and Social Sciences; and Science and Technology.

Librarians provide information literacy instruction, reference services, online information retrieval, and research consultation. The Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery services help faculty and students obtain research material from off-campus sources. A Computerized Learning and Information Center is staffed in partnership with Information Technology Services.

Rooms for individual and group study and presentation practice are available at both libraries. Graduate students may reserve lockers and private study carrels in Hamilton on a space-available basis. The library hosts lectures, workshops, and other events and provides several exhibit areas.

Sinclair Library houses the Reserve Materials Collection, the Wong Audiovisual Center, the Music Collection, and various units of the Office of Undergraduate Education. The Wong Audiovisual Center has a large collection of video and sound recordings that may be reserved for classroom showings or individual use. Both library buildings host the UH System ITS Computerized Learning and Information Center (CLIC) labs.

Health Services


University Health Services Manoa
1710 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-8965 Reception Desk
(808) 956-6221 Specialty Clinics
Fax: (808) 956-0853

University Health Services Manoa (UHSM) offers medical services and health promotion programs for students, faculty, and staff. Patient Care: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For overnight and weekends, medical professional telephone consultation is available. For clinic hours, appointments, or information, please call UHSM, or visit the website above.

Health Clearance

The State of Hawai‘i mandates that certain health requirements be met for entrance to post-secondary educational institutions. (Hawai‘i Administrative Rules, DOH Title 11, Chapter 157)

You may not register for classes until you have received health clearance.

Health Clearance Requirements are:

  • Submit Health Clearance Form. Information on obtaining the Health Clearance Form is given to students along with their acceptance packet. Complete the front page of this form to the best of your ability. The back page can be completed by your physician or, if you have your own personal immunization records, you can submit a copy of the records.
  • Comply with State of Hawai‘i tuberculosis clearance guidelines. ALL students enrolled at UH Manoa must have tuberculosis (TB) clearance. A negative TB skin test (PPD-Mantoux) within one year prior to your enrollment is required. Skin test results must be read in 48 to 72 hours and results documented in millimeters, i.e., 0mm. If positive, a chest x-ray is required. TB tests must be performed by a U.S. licensed provider.
  • Returning or Transferring Students from a post-secondary school in Hawai‘i (i.e., UH Hilo, Community Colleges, Chaminade, HPU, etc.):
    • When you re-enroll in another post-secondary school in Hawai‘i, a copy of your original certificate shall meet the Tuberculosis requirements for certification.
    • The Tuberculosis certificate must be done in Hawai‘i for a post-secondary school.
    • Hawai‘i students with a history of a positive PPD and negative chest x-ray must complete and return the Tuberculosis Symptom Screening form.
  • Provide documentation of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR)
    • You need two live doses of measles vaccine, with at least one being an MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella)
    • Your first dose must have been given on or after your first birthday.
    • Your second MMR vaccine must have been given at least 4 weeks after the first vaccine.
    • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella immunizations may be waived if:
      • You have a blood test to prove your immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella. The measles, mumps, and rubella titers are needed, OR
      • You were born before 1957.

Clinical Services

General Medical Clinic

Physicians and nurses provide primary medical care for illness and injury. Services also include immunizations, travel counseling, allergy shots, and physical examinations. A clinical laboratory provides testing, and the pharmacy stocks prescription and over-the-counter medications. UHSM assists patients in obtaining specialized medical services in the community.

Specialty Clinics

Specialty clinics include sports medicine, dermatology, and psychiatric services. The following special services are also offered:

  • Nutritional counseling is provided for medical conditions and weight, sports, and fitness concerns.
  • The Women’s Health Clinic offers examinations, pap tests, contraception and emergency contraception, tests and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy tests, and education and counseling.


Services, supplies, and medications are provided at reasonable cost to clients with and without billable insurance. UHSM will submit claims for visits and procedures to the endorsed UH student insurance plans and other non-HMO companies.

For additional information, visit:

Health Promotion Program

Queen Lili‘uokalani Center for Student Services, 313D
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-3574 Health Promotion and Manoa Alcohol Project Resource Center
Fax: (808) 956-6371

Student Health Insurance

All students are strongly urged to purchase medical insurance. Nonimmigrant international students are required to have insurance coverage. UH Manoa endorses a student health insurance plan with enrollment periods at the beginning of each semester. The endorsed plan cover visits at UHSM. Contact the Health Promotion Resource Center or visit the UHSM website for information on these plans.

Health Resource Center

The Resource Center provides a wide range of health education materials for personal use and class presentations and papers. Resource center personnel are available to assist students, faculty, and staff.

Peer Education/Service Learning Program (LOKAHI Program)

Based at the Health Resource Center, LOKAHI is a peer education/service learning program through which staff and trained student educators provide presentations for classes and other campus groups. Topics include responsible sexuality; safe dating; body image; tobacco; alcohol and other drugs; wellness; and stress management.

Alcohol and Other Drug Education Program (ADEP)

ADEP provides education, brief intervention, counseling, and referral in regard to alcohol and other drugs. This includes work with students who have violated alcohol and/or drug use guidelines, as well as self-referrals. Visit the website at

Manoa Alcohol Project (MAP)

Manoa Alcohol Project (MAP) is a grant-funded project providing primary prevention services to reduce underage and harmful consequences of drinking. Visit the website at

Student Employment and Training Opportunities

Paid employment opportunities are listed at the Manoa Career Center. Volunteers serve in peer education programs and on the Student Health Advisory Council (SHAC). Students also receive training to fulfill academic requirements in medicine, nursing, social work, psychology, and public health. Staff members assist students with research projects.

Food Service


Manoa Dining Services: A partnership between Student Affairs and Sodexo
2573 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-2131
(808) 956-8721
Fax: (808) 956-9671

Manoa Dining Services has a variety of options for students, staff, faculty, and visitors on campus. Centrally located at Campus Center, you’ll find favorites such as Starbucks, Jamba Juice, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Simply To Go, and Campus Center Food Court. Ba-Le, located in Hemenway Hall, specializes in Vietnamese-style sandwiches, pho, bubble teas, and an assortment of grab and go salads and sandwiches. Located on lower campus are Hale Aloha Cafe; and Gateway Cafe, all-you-care-to-eat dining halls for students, staff, faculty, and visitors.

Manoa Dining Services also offers catering for all tiers of events. Try our Shoestring menu, which includes ala carte items like furikake mochiko chicken or baked manapua–great for student groups and their budget! Our Community menu is perfect for the casual affair, with themed buffets or party packages featuring wings, tacos, and sandwich options. The Flavors menu is designed to showcase our full service catering. Menu choices range from the Classic Continental breakfast buffets to served luncheons and dinners featuring tasty entrees like roasted chicken florentine. In need of something different? Our Executive Chef is able to design custom menus for your next special event!

Meal Plans

Student Affairs Dining offers meal plans to students living on-campus, as well as for faculty, staff, and student commuters. Full meal plans ranging from 50 meals per semester to 19 meals per week are available for our frequent diners.

Also, Flash Cash, our debit card system, allows you to add cash to your UH ID card. Flash Cash allows you to leave the credit card and cash at home and use your UH ID for your dining purchases. It’s quick, convenient, and easy to reload. Additionally, you’ll earn up to 10% in bonus points for every deposit. Flash Cash can be purchased at the Campus Center Ticket, Information, and ID Office.

The Resident Dining Club Card is also available for anyone that would like to dine at Hale Aloha and Gateway Cafes. The club card gives you a free all-you-care-to-eat meal after the cash purchase of any 5 meals at either location. You can pick up your club card when you dine at either of these locations.

To view our menu and hours of operation visit us online at

Manoa Career Center


Queen Lili‘uokalani Center for Student Services 212
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-7007
Fax: (808) 956-4082

The Manoa Career Center empowers students to engage in career life planning through awareness, exploration, experience, and reflection. As a student-centered organization, the center contributes to the engagement and retention of students in career life planning through counseling; experiential, work-based learning programs; outreach activities, and workshops that promote professional and personal development. Over 9,000 students engage in an array of services and programs. The Manoa Career Center motto: Careers begin here.

Career Development

Counseling and Offerings

A variety of offerings are available to assist in career planning for employment and/or graduate or professional schools.


  • Career and experiential listings from local, mainland, and overseas employers
  • Job search and applying to graduate school handouts
  • Salary information, employer literature, employment market trends, career search related books, and magazines
  • Graduate school directories and information


  • Personalized career counseling
  • Job skills workshops, resume, cover letter, and personal statement reviews
  • Credential files
  • Employer recruitment program
  • Practice interviews

Experiential and Career

Programs and Opportunities

Experience before graduation provides tremendous opportunities to clarify career expectations and develop professional workplace skills. Consider the following experiential and career opportunities.


  • Students work on the campus community

Federal Work Study

  • Students utilize need-based aid in campus or community service positions


  • Part-time, full-time, and seasonal work opportunities.

Co-op and Internships

Students receive career-related experience before graduation.

  • Enhance communication and other transferable skills
  • Put theory into practice and gain professional skills
  • Engage in job search strategies
  • Network with professionals
  • Develop and build your career plan and portfolio

Child Care


Children’s Center Administrative Office
Queen Lili‘uokalani Center for Student Services 414
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-7963
Fax: (808) 956-4160

Child care is available at the Children’s Center on the Manoa campus for a limited number of two- to five-year-old children of students, faculty, and staff. The facility offers full-time and a limited number of part-week care to approximately 90 children each semester. The Children’s Center follows the UH calendar and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The developmental approach to early childhood education offers each child individual attention in an atmosphere that is conducive to building a strong self-concept, interactive skills, and an experiential base. Group sizes and adult-child ratios are favorable, and teachers are degreed and experienced in early childhood education. The program includes a wide range of opportunities for parental involvement. Applications should be made well in advance of the semester needed.