Getting Connected


What is the first thing I need to do to get connected to UHM's virtual community?

Obtain a UH username in order to access UHM's online services. Obtaining a UH email account is essential for a number of reasons:

  • Registering at UH is done totally online
  • Important University offices - academic advising, cashier's, financial aid, and your major department, etc. - will contact you only through your hawaii.edu email
  • A UH account is required to reserve a space in orientation

NOTE: If you have a preferred email account, be sure to have your UH email account forwarded to that email address.

The New Student Orientation staff will also communicate with you via your UH email account, so it's a good idea to get into the habit of checking it frequently.


How do I stay informed about the UHM campus?

Visit and bookmark the UHM homepage at http://manoa.hawaii.edu. Using the top navigation bar, access this site to find out more about UHM and to locate information you may need now. Once you're enrolled, continue to visit this site periodically, especially when you need to locate information about the campus and happenings going on. The links listed below are ones you should check out now, since the information at these sites will help you prepare for orientation and your first semester at UHM.

Campus Calendar

Select "Admissions" for links to:

  1. Academic Calendar 1
  2. Academic Calendar 2
  3. Academic Departments and Programs 1
  4. Academic Departments and Programs 2
  5. Residency Information
  6. Catalog
  7. Campus Visit
  8. Undergraduate Admissions
  9. Transfer Credit Search
  10. Graduate Admissions
  11. University of Hawaii English Language Programs (HELP)
  12. Scholarships
  13. Centennial Scholarships
  14. Scholarships for International Students
  15. Housing for Prospective Students
  16. Tuition Information

Select "Colleges & Schools" for links to all the Academic Programs

Select "Academics" for links to:

Select "Research" for Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Select "Offices & Services" for links to:

  1. Admissions and Records
  2. Financial Aid
  3. Commuter Services
  4. Student Employment Office
  5. Bookstore
  6. Campus Center
  7. Co-curricular Activities, Programs, & Services
  8. Manoa Dining Services
  9. Food Service
  10. Campus Security and Emergency Management
  11. Libraries
  12. Student Health Services
  13. Student Housing
  14. Computer Labs

Select "Campus Life" for a listing of ways for students to get involved and be active:

  1. Leisure Center
  2. Kennedy Theater
  3. Music Concert
  4. ASUH
  5. Clubs and Organizations
  6. Athletics
  7. Intramural Sports

MyUH Portal is where you can apply for an email account, check course availability, and register for classes.