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Students at UH are provided with convenient access to both a personal calendar and a course calendar within the MyUH Portal (

Computer Labs
Account and ID Management (UH Username)
Students are provided with a unique UH Username and password that allows access to online services offered by the university. Once an account is established students may change passwords; manage email, file quotas, and spam handling; set up mailing lists and personal home pages; and more.

All current students taking credit courses are eligible for a free UH email account. You must have a valid UH Username before you can use your UH email account.

Help Desk
The IT Help Desk, located on the UH Manoa Campus, provides a systemwide single point of contact for questions concerning computing, IT services, and personal desktop microcomputers. You can request assistance by phone (956-8883, toll free from neighbor islands 1-800-558-2669), by email (, or by walking into any ITS staffed computer lab.

Modem Pool
A limited number of Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) dial-up modem lines are available for student use at UH. For dial-up connectivity instructions visit the Help Desk URL listed above.

MyUH is a web site designed to provide the UH community with secure, personalized access to services and information including registration, enrollment, calendaring, email, course tools, and more.

Personal Home Page Management
A UH Username permits the creation of a personal home page on the World Wide Web. All web pages must comply with UH acceptable use policies; pages created for commercial purposes are strictly prohibited.

Site Licensing & Discount Agreements
Bibliographical, statistical, and other software licenses are available at discounted cost to students. Current information and price lists are available on the web.

Student Employment Site
UH administers this application to provide students with up-to-date information on employment opportunities. The Student Employment Site interfaces systemwide with both the Banner Student Information System for automated student eligibility and SCOPIS for online payroll transactions.


UHNet is the university's intercampus IP backbone network. It connects faculty, staff, and students to all 10 campuses of the UH system and provides internet access to over 50 facilities on six islands in Hawai'i. UHNet is connected to Internet2, a high-performance networking infrastructure used by universities and research facilities to advance the next generation Internet. ITS also maintains the UH Manoa campus network to serve users on Ethernet local area networks (LANs).

UNIX Shell
UH offers students access to select UNIX system programs. Before connecting to the UNIX Shell it is recommended that you review the ITS UNIX information documents located at

Wireless, Manoa Campus
Wireless networking is readily available on the Manoa campus. Many UH campuses are also offering wireless network capabilities; check with the IT departments on individual campuses for availability.

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