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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. This student-led walking tour also includes a short admissions information session where you will have an opportunity to speak with an admissions counselor.

Campus tours are designed for prospective students (high school and transfer/returning students), family members, and community organizations. Both small and large groups are welcomed 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 & Family Tour

Intended for prospective freshman and transfer applicants, this session starts with a 40-minute, student-led walking tour of our campus and is followed by a 15-minute admissions information session. Please allow at least 2 business days notice for all individual visits.

Group Tour

Group tours are designed exclusively for high schools or community groups. These student-led walking tours offer a great introduction to the University of Hawaiʻi – West Oʻahu. Reservations are required. Please allow at least 4-weeks notice for all group visits.

Small groups who wish to explore our campus on their own are welcome to do so. View directions and our campus map here.

Campus Tours FAQs

What should I bring for the campus tour?
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Umbrella (for the rainy days)
How long is the tour?
Each tour starts with a 40 minute student-led walking tour and is followed by a 15 minute information session by an admissions counselor.
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 accomodations?
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?
As part of the tour activities, you will have the opportunity to meet with an admissions counselor. You are also welcome to contact us by phone or email at anytime: Phone: (808) 689-2900 Email: uhwotour@hawaii.edu
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