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How Do My Credits Transfer?

The University of Hawai‘i — West O‘ahu (UHWO) recognizes coursework completed at regionally accredited colleges and universities that are equivalent to the academic content of the University. In determining equivalencies and transferability, each course is carefully reviewed based on the scope of topics covered, rigor, contact hours, etc. Previously earned credits are automatically evaluated upon acceptance to a degree-seeking program at UHWO and receipt of the student’s Statement of Intent to Register form/tuition deposit, which confirms their intent to enroll for classes.

WHAT WILL BE CONSIDERED?

ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP) EXAMINATIONS

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations will be considered for transfer credit and/or meeting course prerequisites for registration purposes. The UH West O‘ahu School Code is 1042.

View the AP Exam Breakdown

COLLEGE LEVEL EXAMINATION PROGRAM (CLEP)

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) will be considered for transfer credit and/or meeting course prerequisites for registration purposes. The UH West O‘ahu School Code is 4959.

U.S. MILITARY SERVICE

Coursework taken through military schools will be considered for transfer credit and/or meeting course prerequisites for registration purposes.

WHAT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED?

HOW ARE CREDITS APPLIED?

To view a listing of courses that have previously been evaluated by UH West O‘ahu, visit the UH System Course Transfer Database.

WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?

Once the evaluation process is complete, students will be notified via their MyUH account. Credits and courses will then be available online by logging into their STAR student account. Any discrepancies should be reported to the Office of the Registrar within 30 days of this email; discrepancies reported after 30 days may not be considered for review.

Students Available on STAR
Entering UHWO in the spring April
Entering UHWO in the fall November
Simultaneously enrolled at another UH system campus Within 4 weeks after the semester ends
Simultaneously enrolled at an institution outside of the UH system Dependent on when official transcript is received

For questions regarding transfer credit evaluations, please contact the Office of the Registrar at (808) 689-2900, or uhwo.transfercredit@hawaii.edu.

For detailed information regarding transfer credit evaluations, please refer to the General Catalog.

Subject to change without prior notice.