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The College Opportunities Program 2018 Online Application is Now Available!

The College Opportunities Program (COP) is currently accepting applications for the 2018 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 DECEMBER 5, 2017.

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

To apply, the COP 2018 application is available online at:

In the News:
A Mānoa welcome for new and returning students

[Posted: August 22, 2017]  The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa hosted a welcome back to school event, Welina Mānoa 2017, on the first day of the fall semester. More than 3,000 students, faculty and staff filled the Campus Center area enjoying food, games, giveaways, music and more than 85 booths representing student clubs, student services and academic departments.

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

OSA Events

The Mānoa Experience - University Preview Day (Open House)

Saturday, March 3, 2018
10:00am - 1:00pm
UH Mānoa Campus, McCarthy Mall

The Mānoa Experience

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Discover the Mānoa Experience! This campus-wide open house brings thousands of prospective students and their families to the beautiful University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa campus.

Meet with engaging faculty and staff from over 180 programs at informational booths, visit with student services, participate in activities, go on tours, watch performances by student groups, and more!

Event Sponsor: Office of Admissions, Mānoa Campus

More Information: Nicki Neimy, (808) 956-7137, or

Spring 2018 Career Fair

March 7, 2018, 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!

To learn more about the Career Fair:

Event Sponsor: Mānoa Career Center, Mānoa Campus

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

OSA Ongoing Events

Fight the Flu -- Get a flu vaccine at the University Health Services Mānoa

Fight the Flu

University Health Services Mānoa encourages you to come to the University Health Services Mānoa to get a flu vaccination and protect yourself from the flu. Flu shots are available by appointment or 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 9/14/2017. Visit the University Health Services website for the most up-to-date information.)

UH Mānoa Events

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Upcoming 2018 Important Dates:


  • January 1 (M)
    HOLIDAY: New Year’s Day
  • January 5 (F)
    **Fall admission application priority deadline for undergraduate students; final deadline for second bachelor’s degree students and international undergraduate students
  • January 8 (M)
    First day of instruction
  • January 15 (M)
    HOLIDAY: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (non-instructional day)


  • Feburary 19 (M)
    HOLIDAY: Presidents’ Day (non-instructional day)

MARCH 2018

  • March 1 (Th)
    March 1 (Th) **Fall admission application final deadline for undergraduate students
  • March 26 (M)
    HOLIDAY: Kuhio Day (non-instructional day)
  • March 26-30 (M-F)
    Spring recess
  • March 30 (F)
    HOLIDAY: Good Friday (non-instructional day)

APRIL 2018

MAY 2018

  • May 2 (W)
    Last day of instruction
  • May 3-4 (Th-F)
    Study days
  • May 7-11 (M-F))
    Final examinations
  • May 12 (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.