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University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
College of Natural Sciences

STUDENT ACADEMIC SUCCESS CENTER

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University of Hawai'i at Mānoa - College of Natural Sciences

STUDENT ACADEMIC SUCCESS CENTER

Are you a current Natural Science Major?

Schedule with STAR Balance
Excluding appointments with Mathematics and Physics Major advisors

Graduation

Spring 2021 Graduation Application Deadline:

January 29, 2021

Steps 1 and 2 must be completed by January 29, 2021. Failure to meet this deadline may delay your graduation.

Congratulations! Take the following steps to apply for graduation!

If you are pursuing a Major outside of the College of Natural Sciences, please contact and apply for graduation separately with your other College Advising office. Contact us at cnsadvis@hawaii.edu or 808-956-5911 if you have any questions.

  • Step 1: Graduation Pre-Check

    1. Fill out the following paperwork (to be submitted in the Google Form below):

    2. If you are one of the following Majors, meet with your Major Advisor and receive the following:
    • Biochemistry and Chemistry:
      • STAR note regarding any remaining major courses needed for graduation.
    • Computer Science and Information & Computer Science:
      • STAR note regarding any remaining major courses needed for graduation.
    • Astronomy, Astrophysics, Mathematics and Physics:
    3. Upload your forms and do your Graduation Pre-Check in the Google Form below:

    Please allot approximately 20 minutes to complete this form.

  • Step 2: Application for Degree

    Once the CNS SASC office has confirmed your eligibility for graduation in the Spring 2021 semester via your Graduation Pre-Check, you will receive an email from cnsadvis@hawaii.edu to complete the Application for Degree, which is required for conferral of your degree and issuing your diploma. Your degree will not be conferred without completing the Application for Degree.

Finished your Application for Graduation? Visit the Commencement Website!

Unfortunately, with the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in Hawai'i, the University is unable to hold a traditional campus-wide ceremony on December 19, 2020.

Visit the Fall 2020 Commencement Website here for periodic updates.

Inquiries can be sent to graduate@hawaii.edu

Need to verify graduation before your diploma is ready?
Fill out a Request for Written Verification

This online form is used to submit a request for a letter that can certify the following:

  1. I am in my final semester and currently completing all of my remaining degree requirements.
  2. I have finished all degree requirements, my grades are posted, and am eligible for graduation. [Available once final grades are posted in STAR but before graduation has been certified. Student may submit grades via signed statements from instructors.]
  3. I have been approved for graduation. [Available after graduation has been certified and before the official Graduation List has been signed.]
  4. I have graduated but it is not yet on my transcripts.

ABOUT US

We provide academic advising services to all undergraduate students in the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

Hours of Operation
Sinclair Library 301
Monday - Friday
Online appointments only!

STUDENT ACADEMIC
SUCCESS CENTER