New Students

Welcome New International Students to
the University of Hawai'i Mānoa Campus

Resources for New Students

Pre-Arrival Checklist

Be prepared while at home! The Pre-arrival Checklist provides a common item list of things you can do to prepare for your arrival in the U.S. and your start as a U.H. Manoa student.

Arrival Checklist

Know what you might need to do upon arrival before you leave! The Arrival Checklist lists things to be ready for from the moment you arrive on in the U.S.

Visa Clearance

Required for international students newly admitted to UH Manoa arriving in the U.S. only.
Visa Clearance is an ISS Office process to verify student's documents for our records. Our office requires students to complete Visa Clearance in order for us to accurately report your status with the necessary parties.

ISS Welcome Events

Starting a week before the start of the semester, the ISS Office holds a variety of welcome activities designed to help students learn more about what is available to them as students at the university.

Frequently Asked Questions with New Students