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Fall 2016 Vulcan Orientation sign ups have closed. We will have on-site registration on Wednesday August 17 from 8am - 12pm in the Campus Center Plaza. We can't wait to see you! If you have any questions prior, please contact us at nsp@hawaii.edu.

Welcome to UH Hilo! New Student Orientation is now open. Sign up here today:

  • Register for UH Hilo's Fall Vulcan Orientation - August 17 - 20, 2016

Student Athletes: If you are a student athlete who'll be in training during Orientation, please connect with your coach regarding your practice schedule to make sure that you can do both.

If you have any questions or run into any problems registering, please contact us in the New Student Programs office at nsp@hawaii.edu or (808) 932-7384.

Payment will be required to confirm your registration for Vulcan Orientation. Please read our Refund policy.

New Vulcans... are you ready for Orientation? Here's a sneak peak of workshops, sessions, and events that we have planned for you! A detailed schedule will be given to you at check-in on Wednesday August 17th from 8am-12pm! See you then!

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A few highlights for Vulcan Orientation 2016:

  • Your official welcome to UH Hilo the first day of Orientation where you will take a class photo with your fellow new Vulcans, and participate in the Vulcan Convocation welcoming ceremony hosted by administrators and the Deans of each college. You will proceed to Vulcan Convocation after the class photo and as you walk to the location, you will be welcomed with cheers and smiling faces by UH Hilo campus faculty, staff, and fellow students! 
  • The Evening of Aloha, where you will enjoy a delicious Hawaiian dinner catered by Sodexo - UH Hilo's main dining partner - in the Campus Center Dining Hall. You will be seated with a faculty member from your academic department, as well as fellow students within your academic division in order for you to create connections with faculty and other students in a more casual setting. You will also enjoy live music, performances, and speeches from keynote speakers such as the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs.
  • Student and Parent Panels, where current Vulcans and their `ohana will share their experiences with you and offer words of wisdom. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions!
  • Your first step at making your mark on campus by participating in A Morning of Service alongside current UH Hilo students who are part of the many community service organizations on our campus such as: Circle K International, and Rotaract - the collegiate version of Rotary. 
  • Opportunities to explore Hilo on van tours and excursions, where you can become immersed in the rich culture and fun that the Big Island has to offer! 
  • Develop `ohana and create connections with new, and current, UH Hilo students during various events and activities such as: Campus Involvement Fairs, and even a Pool Day& Barbeque.
  • And many other fun and educational workshops and events throughout the week that will help acquaint you with the campus and the many resources and opportunities available to you at UH Hilo, as well as teach you all you need to know to get started at UH Hilo! 

 

Parents and Family Orientation

New Student Programs will also be hosting a Parent Orientation on August 17 - 18. There is a small cost of $35 and an additional cost if you'd like to participate with your Vulcan at our Evening of Aloha event on August 17.

To sign up for Parent and Family Orientation, your Vulcan will have to register and include your email within their registration.

For more information please visit: http://hilo.hawaii.edu/orientation/ParentOrientation.php