UH Manoa Back-to-School Fact Sheet
|| Enrollment information will not be available until after registration
is completed Sept. 8|
| 8,952 course sections, scheduled 7:30 a.m.10 p.m., accommodate
231,361 student seats.|
The heaviest concentration of courses, based on daily averages over a three-hour
period, is: 10:30 a.m.1:20 p.m. (638 sections), followed by 1:304:20
p.m. (544 sections)
The single most popular time slot is 910:15 a.m. Tuesday (335 sections
with 8,740 seats)
||517 sections are scheduled at 4:30 p.m., accommodating 11,406 students.
28 evening credit courses are scheduled accommodating 573 students.
2 Saturday courses are scheduled, accommodating 50 students.
|5,455 parking stalls are available on campus|
5,933 car parking permits are available (3,741 faculty/staff, 1,892 student,
2,500 campus moped/motorcycle parking permits are available in various categories
While specific counts aren't available, officials say the parking garage
was rarely filled to capacity once construction that had blocked some campus
lots last year was completed.
The Campus Center cafeteria remains closed for repair of damaged
caused by a fire last spring; hot entrees, a pasta bar and a saimin stand
will be relocated to other areas of the second floor. Taco Bell and Pizza
Hut are expected to reopen on the first day of classes on the first floor
and an espresso cart will be added near the cash machines.
Elsewhere on campus, Paradise Palms (adjacent to Hamilton Library) and
Manoa Garden in Hemenway Hall have extended hours and campus "cubes"
will provide food service at Kuykendall and Porteus Halls, Art and Biomedical
Buildings and the Swimming Pool.
||As of early this week, there are no vacancies in apartments, and only a
handful of beds remained unassigned in dormitory facilities.|
||About 1,180 students began moving into apartments Aug. 21, another 1,600
students into dorms Aug. 22. Traffic on Dole Street is expected to be heavy
||About 1 in 3 dorm residents is from the Neighbor Islands. The proportion
of O'ahu students dipped below 50 percent this year, offset by a 5 percent
increase in Mainland and foreign students choosing dorms. First-year students
represent 26 percent of dorm residents, followed by sophomores and juniors,
23 percent each; seniors, 19 percent; and unclassified and graduate students,
3.5 percent each. |
Hale Aloha Lehua has been designated a conference housing center; however,
124 students have been assigned to Lehua rooms and will spend fall semester
there if vacancies don't open up in other dorms.
24 students "bought out" beds, paying extra to be sole occupant
of a two-bed room.
|More than 1,300 students already experienced their first "day at school"-participating
in orientation sessions held over the past month. Officials say the new
students seem well prepared and more aware of resources and degree requirements
than previous classes.|
||130 UHM students will spend the year in another state through the nation's
largest National Student Exchange program, which allows students to attend
a participating institution at in-state tuition rates. Popular destinations:
California State University Northridge, University of Montana-Missoula,
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, University of Oregon and Oregon State.
About 160 students from other institutions, including Universities of Rhode
Island, Puerto Rico and Idaho, will attend UH this year.|
||One in two UHM students receive some assistance, from tuition waivers to
federal loans to graduate assistantships. 4,000 financial aid packages worth
$24 million have been processed.|