University of Hawai'i - West O'ahu

Campus Tours

Whether you intend to enroll in college soon or are just planning for the future, we encourage you to visit us at our beautiful campus in Kapolei. Learn about the history and future plans for the University, speak with current students and staff, and see the campus in action.

Campus tours are designed for prospective freshman and transfer students, family members, and community organizations. Both small and large groups are welcome to schedule a visit which can be customized to meet your needs. All tours are tentative until you are contacted by the Office of Admissions with a confirmation.

360° Campus Tour

Individual & Group Tours Information

All face-to-face campus tours are postponed until further notice due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. More information found on our COVID-19 Campus Information page. Alternatively, we encourage you to take a virtual Campus Tour.

Campus Tours FAQs

What should I bring for the campus tour?
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Umbrella (for the rainy days)
How long is the tour?
Our student-led walking tours are approximately 40 minutes long. If you would like to meet with an admissions officer after your tour, please indicate this on your tour reservation form.
Will we be able to observe a class in session?
If an unoccupied classroom is available, your guide will include a classroom visit in your tour.
What if I need special accommodations?
If you need special accommodations to participate in the tour, please let us know when you make your reservations. The standard tour includes walking up and down stairs, however, alternate routes are available.
How do I cancel my reservation?
To cancel your reservation, please send an email to: uhwotour@hawaii.edu. A reply email will be sent to you confirming your cancellation.
What if I have more questions after the tour?
Our Admissions team will be happy to answer your questions after your tour. If you prefer to schedule an appointment in advance to meet with an admissions officer during your visit, please indicate this on your tour reservation form. You are also welcome to contact us by phone or email: Phone: (808) 689-2900 Email: uhwotour@hawaii.edu
Where is the campus map?
View the Campus Map.
What resources are there to learn about campus in lieu of tours?
Although our campus is closed to the public, we’ll help you explore our campus virtually. You can view our Virtual 360° Campus Tour, or schedule a time to speak with an Admissions Counselor to learn about the features of each building, our unique learning spaces, and where to find student support services. Get in touch with our staff at uhwo.admissions@hawaii.edu.
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