Special Programs & Unique Opportunities
If you’re looking to enhance your experience at UH Mānoa, you’ll want to check out these programs and services that will help you create a positive social and academic support network on campus.
Consider the Honors Program. If you’re a talented, motivated undergraduate, you may want to consider applying for the Honors Program, which provides intimate, personalized educational experiences through small classes, dedicated advising and faculty-guided independent projects of research or creative expression.
LEARNING COMMUNITIES FOR INCOMING FRESHMEN (FIRST YEAR PROGRAMS)
Take advantage of this opportunity to join small learning communities that allow you to take several courses together and meet individually with faculty and upperclassmen.
STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER
Achieve academic success at the Student Success Center (SSC). The SSC is a one-stop shop for your academic needs and offers you services ranging from tutoring to advising to study groups to writing project assistance and supplemental instruction groups for challenging courses. It’s a place where you can work with faculty, librarians, mentors and tutors to meet your individual learning needs.
SERVICE LEARNING PROGRAM
Service learning provides students with the opportunity to volunteer in their community in meaningful ways while furthering their education.
NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM
The National Student Exchange Program allows students to study at another institution while maintaining their UH Mānoa status. Students can select from 170 colleges and universities throughout the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and study there for a year while paying either the UH Mānoa tuition or the resident tuition of the host school.
STUDY ABROAD & MĀNOA INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE
The Study Abroad Program offers summer, semester, and year-long programs of study in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Pacific, and South America. Or you can create a self-designed study abroad program in countries where UH Mānoa does not have an existing one. If you are interested in studying in far off locales such as Argentina, Denmark, England, France, Italy, Japan, Spain, Russia, Brazil, New Zealand…to just name a few, visit the website.
A SEMESTER IN HAWAI‘I
If you would like the opportunity to explore diverse cultures, study extraordinary courses, and live on a tropical island of unsurpassed natural beauty, A Semester in Hawai‘i (ASH) may be right for you. ASH provides an exciting academic experience through the university’s vast array of courses and offerings. Students may enroll in any available course at UHM as long as prerequisites are fulfilled. Most take a few courses unavailable at their home colleges.