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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

Study Away

Studying Away is a great way to experience another place in the world. Check out programs offered from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa!

Study Abroad Mānoa International Exchange (MIX) National Student Exchange (NSE)
Location •Foreign country •Foreign country •Within the U.S., U.S. territories, & Canada
Organization •OIEP, Academic Affairs •OIEP, Academic Affairs •SEED, Student Affairs
Participants •Primarily undergraduates but graduate students may participate •Open to all majors •Both undergraduate and graduate students •Open to most but some exchanges are for specific majors •For undergraduates only
•Open to all majors
Course Offerings •Take one class from UHM Faculty Resident Director (semester/year programs) and all other courses from host university •Study with the main student body of the host campus •Take all classes from host university •Study with the main student body of the host campus •Take all classes from host university •Study with the main student body of the host campus
Credits Earned •UHM credits earned for courses taken overseas •Courses appear on UHM transcript •Grades earned abroad will impact cumulative UHM GPA •Registered as full-time student at UHM in a place-holder course •Transfer credits •Courses appear on transfer report •Grades earned overseas do not impact cumulative UHM GPA •Registered as full-time student at UHM in a place-holder course •Plan A: NSE appears as "LOA" •Plan B: "NSEB 099 National Student Exchange" appears on UHM transcript •Transfer credits •Courses appear on transfer report •Grades earned do not impact cumulative UHM GPA
Tuition •No UHM tuition is charged, but a flat study abroad fee is assessed according to number of credits taken •Pay UHM tuition based on the student’s residency status. No tuition is paid to host campus •According to plan: Host payment (resident) or UHM tuition (according to residency status)
Financial Aid •Available for eligible students •Available for eligible students •Available for eligible students •Offered by campus receiving tuition •Scholarships available
Visa Requirements •Visa required •Visa required for most programs •Visa not needed
Faculty Mentoring •Faculty Resident Director available •No Faculty Resident Director •No Faculty Resident Director
Language •Helpful to have some knowledge of the local language •Helpful to have some knowledge of the local language but not necessary for most programs •English speaking except in Quebec (French) and Puerto Rico (Spanish)

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