Week of Welcome (August 17th - 23rd)

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is delighted to offer a multitude of events to welcome you to our thriving campus community!

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August17Monday, August 17, 2020

8:45 AM - 11:00 AM
SOEST Summer Orientation
The purpose of Summer Orientation is to welcome students to SOEST, engage with other students, staff, and faculty. The orientation will also allow for academic advising, campus resources, and safety.
For Incoming SOEST Undergraduates.

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
CTAHR New Student Welcome
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Zoom Meeting Rooms
Welcome event for new CTAHR Students from the Dean, current students, faculty, and alumni!
For CTAHR Incoming Students for Fall 2020.

Phone  (808) 956-4162
Contact  Mandy Chen

August18Tuesday, August 18, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Got Kids? Hui Up! @ Women's Center
Student Parents @ Mānoa (SPAM) - Student Services
Zoom - email us for Event Id & pw (gotkids@hawaii.edu)
Got Kids? Welcome & Learn about Student Parents @ Manoa (SP@M) program; 1 of 4 programs of the Women's Center Hui. Join the Women's Center Hui Up! Welcome to speak with SP@M staff & Q&A
For students with dependent children.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Hui Up! Women's Center Welcome
Women's Center / Student Services
Zoom - email us for link & password (uhmwomen@hawaii.edu)
Women's Center Welcome! Learn about & talk story with 4 programs in the Women's Center Hui - Women's Center, PauViolence, Student Parents @ Manoa (SPAM), Bridge to Hope. We'll share our upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, & answer Q&A - an open drop-in format.
For students.

Phone  (808) 956-8059
Contact  Malia

August19Wednesday, August 19, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
LGBTQ Welcome Reception
LGBTQ+ Center
Zoom ID 808 566 6795 Password: lgbtq
Learn more about all of the opportunities that await you as a member of the LGBTQ+ community at UH Manoa and in Hawaii. Meet the staff of the UHM LGBTQ+ Center, hear about our programs, find out about resources on and off campus, and get connected with new friends.
Open for all students: LGBTQ+ and allies are welcome.

Phone  (808) 956-9250
Contact  Camaron Miyamoto

August20Thursday, August 20, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Virtual Welcome Day
College of Natural Sciences
Discord (Online)
College of Natural Sciences Student Ambassadors will use Discord to host a live stream tour of the College of Natural Sciences. We will host an intermission in the middle of the tour including two games/activities. Outside of the live stream, bento boxes will be provided to students. This is a great opportunity to meet other Nat Sci students, faculty and staff!
For College of Natural Sciences Majors (Astronomy, Astrophysics, Biology, Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Information and Computer Sciences, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Cell Biology, and/or Physics).

Phone  (808) 956-8996
Contact  Maria McCormick
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Solar Viewing and Scale Solar System
Institute for Astronomy
Mall, near library
Check out the sun with specially filtered telescopes, walk through a model of the solar system, learn about our astronomy programs.
For Majors, public.

Phone  (808) 388-8690
Contact  Roy Gal

August21Friday, August 21, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Welcome to the Center on Aging!
MBT School of Social Work
Center on Aging Activities and Resources: Undergraduate Certificate on Aging, current research and involvement in Hawaii's aging network.
For everyone, especially undergraduate students.

Phone  (808) 956-5001
Contact  Dejah Fa`asoa

August22Saturday, August 22, 2020

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
New Student Orientation
Aerospace Studies
AFROTC Detachment
Introduce AFROTC freshmen to basic uniform wear, customs, and drill prior to the first official event.
For AFROTC cadets.

Phone  (808) 956-7734
Contact  Micah T Hirayama
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
National Student Exchange Orientation
National Student Exchange
This mandatory orientation provides opportunities for National Student Exchange students to: Meet and build connections with fellow exchange students; Learn about useful campus resources/services; Gain a better understanding of Hawaii's culture and ways of living Learn important information about UHM and the state to help make their time in Hawaii the best possible.
For current National Student Exchange students only.

Phone  (808) 956-9307
Contact  Rayna Tagalicod