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SEED Initiative for Diversity, Equity, Access and Success (IDEAS)

The SEED Initiative for Diversity, Equity, Access and Success (IDEAS) are now open to any University of ʻi campus that would like to initiate a project that will foster a more inclusive environment on campus.

Formerly known as the Diversity and Equity Initiatives, SEED IDEAS is now accepting applications for various projects that will support research, speaker forums, performance artists, workshops and trainings. These small grants can help pay for speaker honorarium, transportation for interisland travel, supply fees, and administrative support.

Deadline for applications is Friday, February 5, 4:30 p.m.
Application and guidelines:

For more information: Pua Auyong-White,

The College Opportunities Program 2016 Online Application is Now Available!

The College Opportunities Program (COP) is currently accepting applications for its 2016 Summer Residential College Experience, which is an intensive six-week summer academic and residential program. COP provides an alternative pathway for individuals who desire to attend the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, but who lack the minimum requirements for admission.

The deadline to apply is JANUARY 7, 2016.

To learn more about COP or for application information and requirements, visit:

To apply, the COP 2016 application is available online at:

In the News:
University Health Services gets revamped reception area

[Posted: July 15, 2015]  University Health Services (UHS) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa celebrated the renovation and reopening of their reception room on Wednesday, July 15. UHS administration, medical and support staff gathered for a blessing and tour of the revamped space.

- UH News - Read the full UH News article >>

In the News:
UH Mānoa to be smoke-free by fall 2015

[Posted: June 24, 2015]  Statement from UH Mānoa Chancellor Robert Bley-Vroman: Aloha Everyone, As a follow-up to my announcement in March, I would like to inform you all that the official start date for a Smoke-Free Campus will be moved to fall 2015 to kick-start the new semester and accommodate implementation steps necessary for a smooth transition. The university remains committed to promoting the health and well-being of the campus community.

- UH News - Read the full UH News article >>

Calendars: Use of Athletic Facilities by UHM Community

Check out the various activities and venues (fitness center, gyms, pool, T.C. Ching field, tennis courts and more) open for students.

View the Athletic Facilities Calendar
for the current semester.

OSA Events

2016 Annual Veterans Conference

2016 Annual Veterans Conference

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
8:00am – 3:00pm, UH Mānoa Campus Center Ballroom

View details in Student Veterans: News & Events >>

Spring 2016 Career Fair

March 16, 2016, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Campus Center Ballroom

The purpose of this career fair is to provide you with the "tools" and resources to make important and valuable career decisions. During the Career Fair, you will take your "first steps" toward meaningful employment by meeting with employers face to face to exchange information.

We welcome students and alumni of all majors to attend this event where employers will be informing students on what they'll need to know about career paths, employer expectations and professional opportunities. Students can network with employers, learn about Cooperative Education and Internship opportunities, gain information on career-life planning and more!

Event Sponsor: Mānoa Career Center, Mānoa Campus

More Information: Mānoa Career Center, (808) 956-7007,,

The Mānoa Experience: University Preview Day

April 2, 2016, 10:00am - 1:00pm
McCarthy Mall and UH Mānoa Campus

Join us for our free annual event open to the public. Learn about admissions, financial aid and the vast opportunities available at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Don’t miss your chance to interact with current students, faculty, and staff representing various programs. Discover The Mānoa Experience!

Ticket Information: Free registration is required for prospective students & groups:

Event Sponsor: Office of Admissions, Mānoa Campus

More Information: 956-7137,,

OSA Ongoing Events

Fight the Flu -- Get your flu shot at the University Health Services

Fight the Flu

University Health Services Mānoa encourages you to get a flu vaccination to protect yourself, your friends and family. Flu shots are available on a walk-in basis, Tuesday through Friday, 8:00 am to 3:30 pm at the University Health Services Mānoa.

For details and more information, visit the University Health Services at:

(Flu shot information was last updated on 11/10/2015. Visit the University Health Services website for the most up-to-date information.)

UH Mānoa Events

View the UH Mānoa events calendar for campus events and happenings.


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Upcoming 2016 Important Dates:


  • January 1 (F)
    HOLIDAY: New Year’s Day
  • January 5 (Tu)
    **Fall admission application priority deadline for undergraduate students; final deadline for second bachelor's degree students and international undergraduate students
  • January 11 (M)
    First day of instruction
  • January 18 (M)
    HOLIDAY: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (non-instructional day)
  • January 19 (Tu)
    *Last day to drop courses (tentative)
  • January 20 (W)
    *Last day to register/add courses/change grade option (tentative)
  • January 29 (F)
    Last day for undergraduates to file application for graduation for spring;
    Last day for classified graduate students to file application for graduation for spring;
    Last day to file application for graduation for summer for spring commencement exercise on May 14, 2016.


  • Feburary 15 (M)
    HOLIDAY: Presidents’ Day (non-instructional day)

MARCH 2016

  • March 1 (Tu)
    **Fall admission application final deadline for undergraduate students; Last day for returning classified graduates to file for summer readmission
  • March 11 (F)
    *Last day for restricted withdrawals
  • March 21-25 (M-F)
    Spring recess
  • March 25 (F)
    HOLIDAY: Good Friday and Kuhio Day (non-instructional day)

APRIL 2016

  • April 1 (F)
    Last day for instructors to submit "I" removal grades for fall to the Office of the Registrar.
    Last day to apply for credit by examination for spring semester.
    Last day for returning classified graduate students to file for fall readmission;
    Theses and dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education
  • April 19 (Tu)
    Last day for examinations before finals

MAY 2016

  • May 4 (W)
    Last day of instruction
  • May 5-6 (Th-F)
    Study days
  • May 9-13 (M-F)
    Final examinations
  • May 14 (Sa)
    Commencement; semester ends

* Refer to the Registration Guide (formerly Schedule of Classes)

** Some programs have earlier deadlines. Check with your department or school.

*Orientation/academic advising/registration for continuing, new, and unclassified students.

Italics indicate academic dates of significance for graduate students.
for deadline information as graduate admission deadlines vary by program. The Office of Graduate Education begins processing applications around August 1 for the following fall semester.