University of Hawai'i - West O'ahu

Accepted Students FAQs

How do I request a campus tour?

Visit the campus tour page to request an individual / group tour.


What do I need to submit and how do I know if I’ve completed everything?

There are seven steps to be completed before your first day of school, which will help you to be prepared and get connected with offices throughout campus. Checklist Who do I contact if I have questions? 1. Create your My UH Account Admissions Email: uhwo.admissons@hawaii.edu 2. Submit your Intent to Enroll form Admissions Email: uhwo.admissons@hawaii.edu 3. Apply for Financial Aid Financial Aid ...

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When do I have to commit to the University of Hawai’i–West O’ahu?

When you are ready to enroll at UH West Oʻahu, submit your Intent to Enroll using our online form. At this time, our university is flexible with the enrollment deadline because we understand that students may need more time to decide on their college choice. If there is any information the Office of Admissions can provide to help you with this decision, please contact us at ...

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Will my Early College credits count toward my degree at UH West O‘ahu?

If you earned passing grades in college courses within the University of Hawai‘i System, it is highly likely that these courses will be transferable to UH West Oʻahu. For an estimate of transferable credits from any college, please contact the Office of Admissions by email at uhwo.admissions@hawaii.edu and provide an unofficial transcript for review.


Can I still apply for Financial Aid?

Yes! It is not too late to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Our school code is 014315. If you have already received your letter of acceptance and filled out the FAFSA, you will receive a Financial Aid Award Letter outlining your cost at UH West Oʻahu. If you have any questions, contact our Financial Aid Office for assistance at uhwo.finaid@hawaii.edu.


How do I pay my tuition?

There are different ways to pay your tuition, which include payments made online, submitted through mail, in-person at our Cashier’s Office in C-141, or enrolling in a payment plan. You can view all of your payment options here. Questions? Contact our Cashier’s Office at uhwo.cashiers@hawaii.edu.


When is orientation?

UH West Oʻahu offers an 3-part orientation called Student Orientation, Advising & Registration (SOAR).  Questions? Contact our Academic Advising office at uhwoadv@hawaii.edu. ʻIke - Online orientation to gain knowledge about UH West Oʻahu Poʻokela - Small group sessions with other new students Lā Pūnua - Due to the novel coronavirus, the details of this event are still in progress. ...

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How do I receive help with registering for my classes?

Academic Advisors will assist students in their college endeavors by providing students with assistance and coaching on academic planning, program and graduation requirements, registration policies and more. Advisors are assigned to students based on your degree and can be reached by email at uhwoadv@hawaii.edu to schedule an appointment. All registration activities are done through the STAR ...

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When do classes begin?

The first day of classes for Spring 2022 is Monday, January 10, 2022.


How is UH West O‘ahu supporting current students through COVID-19?

The University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu is committed to providing a quality academic experience to its students during this unexpected and challenging time. Current UH West Oʻahu students that need access to wifi or a computer can sign up for a classroom space that follows social distancing procedures. To view campus updates and see what services are available during COVID-19 please visit ...

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What student services and offices are available during the COVID-19 outbreak?

Because of the current situation brought on by COVID-19, some offices have modified hours for in-person services or are open by appointment only. To see a list of contact emails and updated hours, please visit our Student Support Services information page. You may also visit our Virtual Front Desk (a red button is located on the bottom right of every webpage) on weekdays from 10am-2pm.


How do I send my transcripts, health forms, or other documents to UH West O’ahu?

Documents can be submitted by mail or electronically. For documents such as transcripts, health clearance forms, or other person documents, we request that the Secure File Transfer is used. Official transcripts will be required by the first day of class, August 23. UHWO Secure File Transfer This is UH West Oʻahu’s Secure File Transfer service. Below are instructions for submitting unofficial ...

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