Frequently Asked Questions
In order to activate their UH usernames, students must be accepted Early College students. Students must also know their unique 8 digit UH ID number. This information can be provided by the UHWO Early College Coordinator. Students can visit this website: hawaii.edu/username/ to create their username.
For a step-by-step guide, click on this link: Activating UH Username
Students can request their transcripts Office of the Registrar by submitting the Transcript Request Form or online via the National Student Clearinghouse. For more information, please visit westoahu.hawaii.edu/transcripts/.
Transcripts will cost $5 per copy and will take 5-7 business days to be received.
Students can use the library computers and check out books. The hours of operation for the library is 7:30am – 9:00pm Monday thru Thursday; Fridays 7:30am – 5:00pm; and Saturdays 10:00am – 5:00pm.
Students can also visit the Noʻeau Writing Center located in the library for feedback on their papers. The hours of operation for the Noʻeau Writing Center is 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday thru Friday.
The majority of Early College classes are taught after high school hours. This may create difficulties for students to attend both after school sports/activities and Early College classes. Students should consider to devote themselves to only one activity. This is especially important as their Early College grades can affect their high school GPA.
Yes. Many Early College classes can either count as Dual Credit for required high school course. While other Early College courses can be used to count as high school elective credit.
Yes, Early College classes can help students graduate from college faster. However, if students attend any UH System Campus, their credits will transfer. But if students attend non-UH System campuses, there credit may or may not transfer based upon that institutions transfer credit policies. Students should keep a copy of their syllabus for all their Early College classes.