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University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
College of Natural Sciences


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


Are you a current Natural Science Major?

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


Congratulations, you are almost done! We want to ensure filing for graduation is quick and simple. After confirming in STAR that you are enrolled in all remaining requirements for your degree program, please complete both of the forms below. Per the Office of the Registrar, graduation filing periods are as follows:

Intended Graduation Term Online Graduation Application Available Online Application Link
Summer 2022** November 29, 2021 – May 28, 2022 Online Application Closed*
Fall 2022 August 1, 2022 – September 15, 2022 Apply for Fall 2022 below
Spring 2023 November 29, 2022 – January 27, 2023 Fall 2022 link available: November 29, 2022

*Late applicants may contact Reynold Kajiwara at to complete their graduation application.
**Summer Graduates: Since there is no summer commencement, you must email the graduation team at and inform them about whether you want your name printed in the prior Spring or following Fall Commencement Program. Your Application for Degree must be received by the earlier Spring application deadline, in order for your name to be printed in the Spring Commencement Program. Otherwise, you will need to participate in the Fall Commencement Program.

Note: If you are not enrolled in any courses at UH Mānoa for your graduating semester, please email Reynold Kajiwara at for an Absentia Graduation Application.

Please allot approximately 20 minutes to complete this form.

Please allot approximately 5 minutes to complete this form.

For more information about changing your graduating semester, future deadlines and fees associated with graduation, visit the Office of the Registrar’s Graduation and Commencement page.

Visit the Commencement Website!

Registration for Commencement is TBA

Visit the Commencement Website here for more information.

Inquiries can be sent to

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.


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!