Congratulations on your acceptance to Hawaiʻi CC!
We are so excited to have you as a member of our Kauhale!
New Student Orientation (NSO) is mandatory for all new students. It provides a smooth transition to college to help you succeed on your academic journey. Orientation will introduce you to college life, student resources, and class registration.During Orientation,you will also meet with an Academic Counselor/Advisor for advising and to register for classes.
New Student Orientation (NSO) Checklist:
Prior to attending NSO:
- Setup your UH Username
- Submit your Course Placement Worksheet to Counseling/Student Services
- Submit your health clearance documents to Admissions and Records
All NSO are currently being conducted virtually using Zoom video conferencing, which requires reliable internet, a webcam, and a tablet or computer.
Questions? Call us at (808) 934-2720 (Hilo) or (808) 969-8816 (Kona)
Students who have attended a New Student Orientation within the last 2 years may request an exemption from orientation and will be required to meet with an Academic Counselor/Advisor instead. If this applies to you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org using your @hawaii.edu email account.
Returning Students and Transfer Students
Returning students who previously attended Hawai'i CC and Transfer students who previously attended a college/university other than Hawai'i CC are required to meet with an Academic Counselor/Advisor to discuss plans and register for classes. Use STAR Balance to schedule your appointment.