6. Freshman Orientation

A UHWO freshman is a student attending their first year of college. In most cases, these students have a High School Diploma or their GED and no college credits. Transfer students with less than 24 college level credits are also invited to participate in our Freshman Orientation and Programs.

Freshman New Student Orientation is free and consists of two parts. Part one, New Student Orientation gives students the ability to register for classes early! By attending New Student Orientation you are guaranteed a full class schedule for Fall 2014. Orientation is mandatory for all freshmen.

When you register for New Student Orientation you willI automatically be registered for UHWO Pūnua Days College Success Orientation August 21 and August 22, 2014. Information covered includes learning strategies for success, meeting with faculty/staff, degree requirements and academic planning, student life, connecting students to resources and basically everything a student needs to know before the first day of class.

Please email UHWOFYE@hawaii.edu if you have any questions!

To register for Freshman Orientation, students must complete the following:

  1. Submit the Statement of Intent to Register form and the non-refundable tuition deposit.
  2. Complete the COMPASS Placement Test.
  3. Submit your Health Clearances.

Sign-up for Freshman Orientation*:

  • May 30, 2014 – New Student Orientation (FULL)
  • June 6, 2014 – New Student Orientation (FULL)
  • June 20, 2014 – New Student Orientation (FULL)
  • July 11, 2014 – New Student Orientation (FULL)
  • July 18, 2014 – New Student Orientation (FULL)
  • August 1, 2014 – New Student Orientation (FULL)
  • August 19, 2014 – New Student Orientation

*hawaii.edu email required. Create a hawaii.edu email now!

‘Ohana Orientation

Parent and Family Orientation

Opportunity to meet faculty, staff and current UHWO students to ask questions, learn tips on how to support your student and learn about campus services. Includes a campus tour.

Sign-up for Ohana Orientation: