To obtain admissions related information, prospective students should consult their high school counselors (in Hawai'i) or write to the Office of Admissions, 2600 Campus Road Room 001, Honolulu, HI 96822. The application is available online (apply.hawaii.edu). The application is valid only for the semester specified. For deadline information, refer to the “Calendar.”
For information regarding application procedures for non-U.S. citizens and/or nonnative speakers of English, refer to “International Admission Process.”
The admission application initial deadline for the fall semester is January 5; the final deadline is March 1. The initial deadline for the spring semester is September 1; the final deadline is October 1. Some professional schools and individual programs may have earlier deadlines. Consult the appropriate student academic services dean for specific deadlines.
In addition to the application form, applicants must submit official test scores and arrange to have official transcripts of all schools, colleges, universities, business, and postsecondary schools attended sent directly from each institution involved by the appropriate deadline. Unofficial transcripts, hand-carried transcripts, faxed transcripts, and student copies of transcripts or grade reports will not be accepted. All other required credentials, as noted in the application, should also be sent with the application form. No applications, even those received before the closing date, will be acted upon after enrollment is filled for a program. Applications and documents submitted to UH Manoa are deemed the property of UH Manoa and therefore will not be returned to the applicant nor be available for copying.
Applications must be accompanied by a nonrefundable, nontransferable application fee. The application and fee are valid only for the semester specified on the application
Student Identification Numbers
UH Manoa will issue student identification numbers at the point of acceptance and intent to enroll to all students for use as his or her permanent identification.
Student Ethnicity Data
Students are urged to supply racial/ethnic information on applications and other forms when requested, since UH Manoa must provide a number of federal, state, and educational agencies with this data each year. Whenever such information is lacking, UH Manoa personnel must make an educated guess. Self-identification is preferable.
Electronic mail is a Board of Regents approved communications method. Email communications to students will be sent to email addresses submitted on the students' admissions application. Email communications will be sent to the student's University of Hawaii email address after the student's user account has been established.
Change of Address
Students are responsible for keeping UH Manoa's Office of the Registrar (Queen Lili'uokalani Center for Student Services 010) informed of their correct address (i.e., mailing, permanent, email, etc.). Change of address may also be completed through the MyUH Portal at myuh.hawaii.edu.
By UH Manoa policy, all applicants for admission are required to list all current and previous enrollment in any postsecondary institution on the application form. Applicants for admission who fail to inform UH Manoa of such enrollment at the time of application or who submit, or have submitted on their behalf, any required information or document that is inaccurate, incorrect, or fraudulent or that has been altered without proper authorization may be denied admission to UH Manoa. If the omissions and/or alterations are discovered after the student is enrolled, the student's admission may be rescinded and his or her enrollment canceled. Credits earned at any unreported college or school are not accepted in transfer. The student or prospective student may also be referred to the Student Conduct Committee for possible disciplinary action.
Please note: This Catalog was prepared to provide information and does not constitute a contract. The University reserves the right to change or delete, supplement or otherwise amend at any time and without prior notice the information, requirements and policies contained in this Catalog.
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