University of Hawai'i - West O'ahu

Returning Students

Are you a former University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu student who is a few credits or courses away from receiving your bachelors degree? A returning student is an undergraduate student who is returning after an absence of at least one fall or spring semester without having attended another college or university (except summers or adult extension classes in the interim).

How to Apply

Returning students are those who were previously enrolled at UH West O’ahu and who did not enroll with another college or university since their last enrollment with UH West Oahu.

Students who were previously enrolled at West O’ahu but enrolled with a different institution since then, should review the process for Transfer Students.

Create an online account and start the application process in the UH System.

UH System Online Application Form

As a returning student, your application fee will also be waived for Spring 2021 admission or later by submitting an application fee waiver form to the UH West O‘ahu Office of Admissions. Approval of this form will be accepted in lieu of the admission application fee.

The application fee waiver form and other application materials may be mailed or emailed to:

Office of Admissions
University of Hawai‘i–West O‘ahu
91-1001 Farrington Highway
Kapolei, HI 96707

General correspondence may be emailed to: uhwo.admissions@hawaii.edu

Application Processing Time

Please allow two to four weeks for the processing of your completed application. You will then receive a decision letter by mail. If there are any incomplete items in your application, your admission decision may be delayed.

Application Deadlines

The priority deadline for an upcoming Spring semester is October 1. More information can be found on the Application Deadlines page.

Upcoming Semester Priority Deadline
Spring 2021
October 1
Fall 2021
March 1
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