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OSA News & Announcements

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:

Spring 2016 New Student Orientation registration is now open

Spring 2016 New Student Orientation registration is now open! For more information or to register online, visit:

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

August 28, 2015 - October 2, 2015

Manoa Campus, QLCSS Room 413

Aloha and welcome back to the fall semester! The SEED Initiative for Diversity, Equity, Access and Success (IDEAS) are now open to any UH 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, October 2, 4:30 p.m.
Application and guidelines:

Event Sponsor: Office of Student Equity Excellence and Diversity (SEED), Manoa Campus

For more information: Pua Auyong-White, (808) 222-5591,,

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

2015 Veteran’s Day Celebration
View the details in Student Veterans: News & Events >>

Fall 2015 Career Fair

October 6, 2015, 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,,

Women's Center Open House

September 2, 2015, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Queen Liliuokalani Center for Student Services Rm. 211

You are invited to our open house to learn more about all of the programs housed inside of the UH Mānoa Women's Center: PAU Violence program, Bridge to Hope, Student Parents at Mānoa, LGBT Student Services!

* Meet our professional staff and students
* Check out resources
* Pick up event calendars
* Enjoy light refreshments

Together, our programs address campus safety, support for students with children, anti-harassment, diversity and inclusion. Throughout the year we host numerous drop-in groups and fun events. Stop by and see what we offer and how we can help you make the best experience possible at UH Mānoa!

Event Sponsor: Women's Center, PAU Violence, Bridge to Hope, SPAM, LGBT Student Services, Mānoa Campus

More Information: Women's Center, (808) 956-8059

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.)

Women's Center Annual Shelter Drive

October 1, 2015 - October 31, 2015

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Women's Center is conducting its annual domestic violence shelter drive. Please bring any usable goods to benefit families at domestic violence shelters on Oahu.

Drop off Location: Women's Center, QLC Room 211

Acceptable Donations:

  • Gently used clothing
  • Shoes
  • Other personal items
  • New or unused toiletries

More Information: Women's Center, (808) 956-8059

UH Mānoa Events

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Upcoming 2015 Important Dates:


  • August 21 (F)
    HOLIDAY: Statehood Day
  • August 24 (M)
    First day of instruction
  • August 31 (M)
    *Last day to drop courses (tentative)


  • September 1 (Tu)
    **Spring admission application priority deadline for undergraduate students;
    final deadline for second bachelor's degree students and international undergraduate students
  • September 2 (W)
    *Last day to register/add courses/change grading option (tentative)
  • September 7 (M)
    HOLIDAY: Labor Day (non-instructional day)
  • September 11 (F)
    Last day for undergraduates to file application for graduation for fall
    Last day for classified graduate students to file application for graduation for fall


  • October 1 (Th)
    **Spring admission application final deadline for undergraduate students; Last day for returning classified graduate students to file for spring readmission
  • October 23 (F)
    *Last day for restricted withdrawals


  • November 2 (M)
    Last day for instructors to submit “I” removal grades for spring and summer to the Office of the Registrar;
    Last day to apply for credit by examination for fall semester
  • November 6 (F)
    Theses and dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education
  • November 11 (W)
    HOLIDAY: Veteran's Day (non-instructional day)
  • November 25 (W)
    Last day for examinations before finals
  • November 26 (Th)
    HOLIDAY: Thanksgiving Day (non-instructional day)
  • November 27 (F)
    Non-Instructional Day


  • December 10 (Th)
    Last day of instruction
  • December 11-12 (F-Sa)
    Study days
  • December 14-18 (M-F)
    Final examinations
  • December 15 (Tu)
    Spring admission application deadline for post-baccalaureate unclassified students
  • December 19 (Sa)
    Commencement; semester ends
  • December 25 (F)
    HOLIDAY: Christmas Day

* 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.