You must submit the Residency Declaration form, which is part of the online application
. It is used to determine your residency status for tuition purposes.
If you do not qualify as a bona fide resident of the State of Hawai’i, according to the UH regulations in effect at the time you register, you must pay nonresident tuition for your classes.
You must also pay a $25.00 application fee. At the end of the online registration process, if you’ve indicated you are a non-resident you will be prompted for payment.
Residency status will be determined at the time of application. You may be required to provide verifying documentation.
Learn more about Residency Requirements here.
After you have applied for admissions and have been accepted, you will receive an acceptance notification email with your UH ID number within 2-3 business days. You will need your UH ID number to set up your MyUH Account and take the Accuplacer Placement Exam.
For general student admissions, an acceptance notification email will be sent within 2-3 business days to the email address you indicated on your admissions application. You will not receive an acceptance notification if there are pending requirements for your admissions application.
If your application is incomplete and is in pending status, you will also receive an email notification informing you of your admissions status.
If the email you indicated on your admissions application is not a current email that you have access to or check regularly, please contact the Admissions & Records Office to provide a current and active email address.
If you do not receive any notice within 2-3 business days of applying for admissions, please call the Admissions & Records Office at 808-984-3267 to check on the status of your application.