University of Hawai'i
BACK TO COLLEGE GUIDE
The following guide (although lengthy) provides important information that will help guide you through the process of returning to school at the University of Hawai‘i.
BACK TO COLLEGE CHECKLIST
Complete the following steps:
NOTE: The online application cannot be used to apply for financial aid or campus housing. Obtain proper forms from the Financial Aid and/or Housing Office of the campus to which you are applying.
Cost of Attendance
NOTE: Citizens of most Pacific Island Nations also qualifiy for reduced tuition rates, see Hawaii Residency Requirements for more information.
Eligibility Requirements for Community Colleges
Follow the link to see Transfer Requirements by Campus.Resources for Transfer Students:
Follow the link to see a complete list of degrees & programs at each campus.
New Student Checklist:
Online Classes & Distance Learning
NOTE: Online classes alone do not equate to an online degree. Be sure you understand how enrolling in online classes will contribute to your overall degree program.NOTE: While it is possible to register for classes at other UH campuses, be aware that:
Before registering for classes, meet with your academic advisor to review your degree/major requirements and get help with selecting courses.
An Academic Advisor can help you with:
Advising Information by Campus:
Financial aid processing begins by filling out the U.S. Dept. of Education’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Most campus financial aid programs require students to begin by filling out a FAFSA.
APPLY EARLY (before written acceptance from the university) using your previous year’s tax information and indicate your campus federal school code (find by visiting your campus financial aid website). This will ensure that your FAFSA information is sent directly to your campus and will help secure funding before it is fully dispersed for the academic year. Remember, grant funds are limited and expended quickly. File ON-TIME to ensure full consideration.
Note: Mid-year applicants have until April of the current academic year (Aug-May) to apply.To complete the FAFSA you will need:
Note: Once you have been accepted at the University of Hawai‘i, contact your financial aid office and your program department (if known) to find out about any additional types of financial assistance.
Repairing/Renewing Financial Aid Eligibility
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