Application for Admission Information
|Course Dates||Deadlines||Notification of Acceptance|
|Summer Scholar Program||Tuesday, April 30||
Students will be notified of their acceptance within 5 working days from the date the application is received.
Anticipate delays during peak application period.
|Summer I (5/28/13 – 7/5/13)||Friday, May 17|
|Adult Learner Program (6/3/13 – 8/10/13)||Friday, May 31|
|Summer II (7/8/13 – 8/15/13)||Friday, June 28|
|Varied Date Courses (5/13/13 – 8/15/13)||5 working days prior to the start of the course|
|Who Needs to Apply?||Submit an Application?|
|Current UH System Student in Good Academic Standing||NO|
|Current UH System Student Graduating Spring 2013 from a UH System Campus||YES|
|Prospective Fall 2013 or Former Students||YES|
To attend Summer Sessions at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, students submit an application for admission, and upon approval, register for courses.
You are eligible to apply for admission if you are a high school graduate, have a GED equivalency, or are a current or former student of a regionally accredited U.S. college or university with a college degree or 24 transferable college credits and are in good academic standing at your home institution.
How to Apply
No application fee is required.
- Submit a form-fillable application form by fax or mail.
- Once admitted, it is mandatory to create a UH username and password, and activate your UH email account.
Email sent to your UH email account is considered an official channel of communication by the University.
After your acceptance email has been sent all future email correspondence will be sent to your hawaii.edu email address.
You need your UH username to register, make a credit card payment, view your grades, use Laulima for online courses, and keep your contact information up to date.
- Select your courses. Click here to view the Summer Sessions 2013 course preview (detailed course schedule will availble in mid-February).
- If this is your first registration using the MyUH web site we recommend that you view the Student Tutorials before you register and pay. Go to the MyUH web site, to register for courses.
Allow at least 5 working days for processing. Anticipate delays during peak application period. You will receive a notification of acceptance and your assigned UH Number. If you do not include an email address on your application form, the acceptance notification will be mailed to you.
International Students Who Are Currently Studying in the U.S.
For international students who are currently attending another U.S. institution and will return to their home institution in the Fall semester, please submit a copy of your current I-20 from your home institution with your Outreach College Application Form. Your I-20 will serve as evidence that you are authorized to study in the U.S. If your I-20 expires before the start of the Summer Sessions because you are either graduating or will not return to your home institution in the Fall, you may be required to obtain a new I-20 from Outreach College to continue your studies during the Summer. Please refer to the Visa & I-20 Information section if you require a new I-20 from Outreach College for the Summer.
Suspended or dismissed students:
UH Mānoa suspended or dismissed students are required to call an Outreach College admission specialist. Call (808) 956-7221.
Applicants whose native language is not English need to complete one of the following:
Send the appropriate document(s) to Outreach College Student Services with your UHM Outreach College Credit Application Form, or if not possible, send transcripts or grade reports separately as needed.
- Submit test scores for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) taken in the last two years, with a composite score of 500+ (paper-based), 61+ (internet-based), or 173+ (computer-based).
- Submit test scores for the UH Mānoa English Language Institute (ELI) placement examination that indicate you qualify for enrollment.
If you do not have the required TOEFL or ELI test scores, submit at least one of the following so we may evaluate your English skills:
- You have a score of 460 or higher on the verbal section of the GRE;
- You have a score of 510 or higher on the Critical Reading AND Writing sections of the SAT;
- You have a score of 22 or higher on the English AND Reading sections of the ACT;
- You have an overall score of 5.0 or higher on the IELTS;
- You have an Associate of Arts degree from a community college within the University of Hawai‘i system;
- You have completed 60 transferable semester credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher from a university whose academic standing is recognized by the University of Hawai'i and where English is the primary language of instruction;
- You have completed 6 years of full-time schooling with English as the medium of instruction at a middle school, high school, college, or university in Australia, Britain, Canada (excluding Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand, American Samoa or Guam;
- You have a bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited university in the U.S. or a recognized university in Australia, Britain, Canada (excluding Quebec), Ireland or New Zealand; or
- You have completed at least three years of high school in Hawaiʻi with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 and 460 or higher on the Critical Reading AND Writing sections of the SAT.
Regular Fall Term or Spring Term Admission
Students admitted for UH Mānoa Summer Sessions may register for Summer, Summer Extension, and Outreach College Fall Extension or Spring Extension, as well as UH Community College courses. (Tuition rates are different at each UH campus for resident and nonresident students. Check their web sites for additional tuition information before you register.)
If you are applying to or are accepted for the regular Fall 2013 semester and wish to register for Summer 2013 courses, you need to also complete a Summer Sessions Application Form.
If you are a new or former student who wants to register for regular semester Mānoa campus courses (Fall or Spring), contact the following admission offices:
For Fall or Spring undergraduate degree admission:
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Office of Admissions and Records
Queen Lili‘uokalani Center for Student Services
2600 Campus Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96822-2385
Tel: (808) 956-8975, 1-800-823-9771
For Fall or Spring graduate degree admission:
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Graduate Admission Office
Spalding Hall 354
2540 Maile Way
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-8544