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The College Opportunities Program 2017 Online Application is Now Available!

The College Opportunities Program (COP) is currently accepting applications for its 2017 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 1, 2016.

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

To apply, the COP 2017 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 >>

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Upcoming 2016 Important Dates:


  • August 19 (F)
    HOLIDAY: Statehood Day
  • August 22 (M)
    First day of instruction
  • August 29 (M)
    *Last day to drop courses (tentative)
  • August 31 (W)
    *Last day to register/add courses/change grading option (tentative)


  • September 1 (Th)
    **Spring admission application priority deadline for undergraduate students; final deadline for second bachelor's degree students and international undergraduate students
  • September 5 (M)
    HOLIDAY: Labor Day (non-instructional day)
  • September 9 (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 (Sa)
    **Spring admission application final deadline for undergraduate students; Last day for returning classified graduate students to file for spring readmission
  • October 21 (F)
    *Last day for restricted withdrawals


  • November 1 (Tu)
    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 4 (F)
    Theses and dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education
  • November 8 (Tu)
    HOLIDAY: Election Day (non-instructional day)
  • November 11 (F)
    HOLIDAY: Veteran's Day (non-instructional day)
  • November 23 (W)
    Last day for examinations before finals
  • November 24 (Th)
    HOLIDAY: Thanksgiving Day (non-instructional day)
  • November 25 (F)
    Non-Instructional Day


  • December 8 (Th)
    Last day of instruction
  • December 9-10 (F-Sa)
    Study days
  • December 12-16 (M-F)
    Final examinations
  • December 15 (Th)
    Spring admission application deadline for post-baccalaureate unclassified students
  • December 17 (Sa)
    Commencement; semester ends
  • December 26 (M)
    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.