Resources for the CIS Community

Mailing Lists

 There are various mailing lists to reach different groups within the program.

  • cischair @
  • cis-students @
  • cis-faculty @
  • cis-alumni @
  • cis-program @ (includes the above lists, as well as retired faculty and members of the CIS community, broadly construed). Please use this list only for announcements of general interest.

With the exception of the cis-chair address, only people who are already on the lists can send emails to them. Contact the chair if you think you should have access to any of the mailing lists.

UH-Manoa online resources

Facebook group for CIS people - 

CIS Student Office

Students in the CIS PhD program have access to an office inside the Library and Information Science suite in the basement of Hamilton Library.



CIS students have several physical and research labs they can use.


HICCS conference

Students have access to a world-class international conference that occurs each January in Hawaii and is managed by one of the cooperating departments (ITM). The name of the conference is Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - HICSS.


Library Resources

Library resources for CIS courses and the Comprehensive Examinations are available through the Communication and Information Sciences Subject Page at Hamilton Library's website.

Library study rooms and hours.


Center for Instructional Support

This center provides you with valuable resources that might help with your teaching (e.g. innovative classrooms, equipment loan, scanning services, graphic design, installation & repair).


Graduate Division Forms

Students must submit forms to the Graduate Records office upon the completion of milestones, such as proposal defense and dissertation defense. The most current version of these forms may be obtained from the Graduate Division website.


Research on Human Subjects

Information on how to conduct research using human subjects, and the form needed to submit to Graduate Division, are available from the UH Committee on Human Studies at the web site of Office of Research Compliance, Human Studies page.


Select Committee Members

At the following link:, part of the Office of Graduate Education web page, you can select CIS Doctoral program and see professors you may choose as your dissertation committee members.

WiFi information

Instructions for UMH wireless network pass-through. It allows you to move through UMH buildings without the need to log in to WiFi every time.


International Students

More information for international students visa and heath insurance requirements is available at the web page of the International Student Services office.

For the help with writing in English language you may get one-to-one writing consultations provided free of charge at the Writing Center, Department of English

Working @ UH

Openings for the UH system are posted at Work at UH website.

Student jobs are available at following page: