Required Action Checklist

This page is for students who are preparing their arrival into Honolulu for their first semester. Students at this stage should already have their acceptance into the University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa (UH Mānoa) and received their visa from the U.S. embassy.

REMINDER FOR NEW STUDENTS: If this is your first entry for a new program, the earliest that you may enter the U.S. is 30 days before the start date of your program.

Additional Information

Important Dates for Fall 2024

Note: All dates are based on Hawaii Standard Time (UTC -10)

  • Earliest Date you can enter the U.S.: 30 Days before your Program Start Date (see your I-20 or DS-2019)
  • Health Clearance Deadline: August 23rd, 2024 (Required to take in-person classes)
  • Payment Receipt Deadline: August 23rd, 2024
  • New Student Health Insurance Reporting Deadline: August 26th for new students
  • Visa Clearance Deadline: August 30th, 2024
  • Last day to Add/Drop Class Normally: September 3rd, 2024