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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

SPRING 2022 INCOMING STUDENT TIMELINE

Here is a helpful checklist to get you started. We strongly recommend completing these items in the order that they are listed, and during the recommended time periods highlighted in gold, to keep your college preparation stress-free. Be mindful of the deadlines marked in red.
If you have any questions, please contact your advisor.

After Submitting Your Intent to Enroll

Student Housing

APPLICATION OPENS OCTOBER

First come, first served; apply ASAP

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OCTOBER 2021

Financial Aid

APPLY ASAP

FAFSA

Important Dates and Deadlines

Apply early for more aid

Application opens October prior to first semester

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October 1, 2021

Important Paperwork

Intent to Enroll and Tuition Deposit DUE ASAP

Health Clearance Form (MMR and TB tests)

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OCTOBER 2021

Submit COVID-19 Vaccination card through LumiSight UH!

Will be required for all In-Person and Hybrid classes!

Follow the ENTIRE New Student Checklist thoroughly!

Submit paperwork on time to prevent losing your classes!

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OCTOBER 2021

Submit Final High School Transcripts ASAP

Send to the UHM Office of Admissions

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OCTOBER 2021

Submit Prior Coursework ASAP

AP, IB, or CLEP

Other College Transcripts

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OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

Placement Exams Open NOVEMBER

Complete before advising in December

Online options available

Which placement exams do you need?

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NOVEMBER 2021

Advising Before Registration

Meet with your advisor to discuss any questions

Take placement exams before your meeting

In-person and online options are available

Schedule an Appointment Now!

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NOVEMBER 2021

New Student Orientation Registration Opens November

Learn about being a student at UHM, and meet your advisors!

Visit their website to learn more

New Rainbow Orientation
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NOVEMBER 2021

December

Registration Begins December

Check your Registration Status on STAR for your individual registration date

Have your list of desired courses ready

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DECEMBER 2021

Verify your Spring Schedule is visible on STAR AFTER REGISTRATION

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DECEMBER 2021

JANUARY

First Day of Instruction is January 10

Attendance is mandatory

Read about Automatic Withdrawal here

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January 10, 2022

Last Day:

To Add Courses:
JANUARY 18 @ 4PM
For 100% Tuition Refund:
JANUARY 18 @ 4PM
For 50% Tuition Refund:
FEBRUARY 2 @ 4PM
To Drop Courses without a "W" Grade:
FEBRUARY 2 @ 4PM; No refunds after 50% deadline
For Restricted Withdrawl with a "W" Grade:
MARCH 28 @ 4PM

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Check the Opportunities and Resources menu at the top of the page for information on:
Tutoring
Workshops
Mandatory Advising
Getting Involved at UHM and more!

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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