Orientation

Welina Mai!

Welcome and congratulations on your acceptance to Hawai´i Community College!   Now that you’ve submitted your health clearances, you must attend mandatory orientation or advising.

Attend Orientation or Advising

All incoming students are required to attend either an Orientation or an Advising appointment.  To determine if you must attend Orientation or and Advising appointment, login to MyUH and check your holds.  You may call (808) 934-2720 for assistance in determining your requirement.

Orientation

At orientation you will learn about resources and tools to increase your success at Hawai’i Community College. Orientation must be completed in-person. If you meet specific criteria, you may apply for an orientation exemption.  We also have an in-person online orientation for students who meet certain criteria. Please click on the links for more information.

Have your UH Student ID available and call the following numbers to schedule your orientation session:

  • Hilo: (808) 934-2720
  • Palamanui: (808) 969-8816

REMEMBER, if you have an Orientation Hold on your account, orientation must be completed prior to registration.
If you fail to attend an orientation session, you will not be able to register.

Advising

An advising appointment with an academic advisor or counselor will provide guidance for your academic journey.  You will go over requirements for your degree, college policies and resources, and transfer information (if applicable).

Have your UH Student ID available and call the following numbers to schedule your advising appointment:

  • Hilo: (808) 934-2720
  • Palamanui: (808) 969-8816

REMEMBER, if you have an Advising Hold on your account, advising must be completed prior to registration.
If you fail to attend an advising appointment, you will not be able to register.