Campus Life


There’s more to life than going to classes—like cheering at athletic events, eating and socializing with friends, and attending lectures, presentations, art exhibits, theater performances, musical concerts, and community events.

Student Resources

The Mānoa Career Center provides assistance with student employment, job placement, cooperative education, and internship opportunities. Mānoa Career Center counselors will also help you with career planning, including choosing a major, applying to graduate school, refining your interview skills, or reviewing your resume, cover letter, and personal statement. If you are unsure of a career path and want to learn more about your interests and skills, the Mānoa Career Center can help you with career assessments and career counseling.

UH Mānoa’s libraries offer resources, services, and expertise to facilitate discovery and the exchange of information. Our libraries also serve as an intellectual, cultural, and social hub for UH Mānoa and the larger community. Library collections include over three million volumes together with microform units, digital files, manuscripts and archives, audiovisual materials, maps and aerial photographs, and current journals and serial titles in paper and electronic formats.


There is always something to do at UH Mānoa. From strolling through the campus art gallery to watching a production at Kennedy Theatre, or attending a music concert at Orvis Auditorium, there are a number of cultural activities happening on campus to keep you inspired and entertained.

The Kennedy Theatre offers a full array of student lead theatrical performances to our community.

The University of Hawai‘i Art Gallery presents a varied exhibition program which plays a significant role in providing information about the visual arts in both a historical and contemporary context. One of the finest temporary exhibition facilities in the nation, the gallery consists of approximately 4,200 square feet of versatile space.

As the only fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) in the state of Hawai‘i, UH Mānoa’s Music Department is renowned for its wealth of performing ensembles representing cultures from Asia and the Pacific.