Updated: July 13, 2020*

Campus Status: The University of Hawaiʻi will deploy a COVID-19-aware approach to providing a safer, high-quality education for new and returning students, faculty and support staff.

This page is designed to keep our UH community informed about the COVID-19 situation related to the virus and provide any UH-specific information. Find links to the different categories in the sidebar on the right.

Latest Updates

Leadership Messages:
* July 13: Exemption for out-of-state UH students part of extended quarantine
July 9: Protecting our UH international students
July 1: UH releases interim COVID-19 guidelines for its 10 campuses

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UH Prepares for Safer Return to Campuses in Fall

UH will deploy a COVID-19-aware approach to providing a safer, high-quality education. Planning has begun, and will continue through the summer, to implement appropriate social distancing and hygienic practices based on the guidance available. Fall 2020 FAQs

Human Resources Information for Employees

UH Employee FAQ page

Travel Advisories

* July 13: Governor Extends Quarantine to Transpacific Travelers
Visitors arriving from outside of the state are still subject to the 14-day quarantine till the end of August. Ige also announced that there will be exemptions for out-of-state college students registered to attend school in Hawaiʻi in the fall. (Applies only to Oʻahu and Kauaʻi campuses.)

June 24: COVID-19 Pre-Travel Test Instead of Quarantine for Transpacific Travelers, August 1
Beginning August 1, travelers who have a valid negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours prior to arriving at Hawaiʻi’s airports will not be subject to the 14-day quarantine. The FDA-approved PCR test from a CLIA-certified laboratory must be done prior to arrival. The 14-day quarantine will remain in place for those who choose not to get pre-tested.

Plans for Procedures in Place to Reduce Risk Upon Arrival

June 16: Inter-Island Quarantine Lifted
Governor Ige announced that individuals traveling inter-island do not need to self-quarantine for 14 days. Individuals traveling from outside the state will still need to adhere to the 14-day quarantine.

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.

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Last modified: July 14, 2020