Getting Started Guide 2017-12-13T10:39:46+00:00

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Congratulations! You’ve been accepted and we look forward to welcoming you to the UH Maui College family. In order to start taking classes, first you need to REGISTER. Follow the checklist below to get you started.

Tip: If you’re an International or Early College (Dual Credit, Running Start) student, you may have different requirements. In case of doubt, call (808) 984-3267 or 1 (800) 479-6692 toll-free.

☐ Setup or reactivate your MyUH Account 

Go to www.hawaii.edu/username to create or reactivate your UH username. In your acceptance notification, you should take note of your UH ID Number (Ex: 23254658). Your UH username will be your email address like so: [username]@hawaii.edu.

Your dashboard connects you to services from our 10-campus system across the state. Be careful with your password information!

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☐  Verify your student information via STAR GPS

Go to myuh.hawaii.edu to access online services. Click on “STAR GPS” from your MyUH Services dashboard to review your student record (the login is the same). On the top right of your dashboard, click on your name to view your Student Information, such as name, birth date, address, residency status, program major. Please take note of your “holds” under your Student Information. Holds prevent you from registration.

If your residency classification is nonresident for tuition purposes, please review the Hawaii Residency Requirements and take note of the 6-credit enrollment policy.

Report any discrepancies or questions about holds under your Student Information to Admissions & Records at Ho`okipa Building, call 984-3267  or email uhmcar@hawaii.edu.

☐  Submit your health clearance

Students are required to have a negative Tuberculosis (TB) Test result within one year before registering for classes.  There is also a Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) portion in the form. The form has a list of health centers where you can do the testing.
How to submit your Health Clearance Form:

• WALK-IN: UHMC Health Center. Here’s a campus map. (It’s to the right of “CARPEN”) Call (808) 984-3493 for assistance.
EMAIL: healthct@hawaii.edu
FAX: (808) 242-1578

WALK-IN: You can also submit your Health Clearance to Admissions & Records at Ho`okipa Building.

☐  Apply for financial aid & scholarships

Go to maui.hawaii.edu/financial to apply for financial aid. The page includes forms to apply for Free Application For Federal Students Aid or FAFSA, and other requirements. Scholarships are also available at maui.hawaii.edu/scholarships. Stay on top of your requirements and deadlines to make sure you can take advantage of resources available to you!

Tip: UH Maui College’s FAFSA code is: 001615.

Need to consult with a live person? Visit Financial Aid at Ho’okipa or call (808) 984-3277.
For scholarships, visit the Educational Opportunity Center at Ho’okipa or call (808) 984-3286.

☐  Meet with your Counselor

Call (808) 984-3306  to make an appointment with a Counselor to help you register for classes. In addition, your counselor can determine your transcript and placement testing requirements, if any.

☐  Register for classes

☐  Transfer credits (if applicable)

Go to maui.hawaii.edu/transfer-credit and complete the TRANSFER EVALUATION REQUEST FORM. If you attended college outside the University of Hawai’i system, request official transcripts from your previous campuses. Students with Advanced Placement (AP) and military credits may receive college credit. Submit your Transfer Evaluation Request Form to uhmcar@hawaii.edu or in person at Admissions and Records. Call (808) 984-3267 for assistance.

☐  Placement testing (if applicable)

Visit The Learning Center (TLC) to take the test. The Accuplacer Placement Test is given weekdays at TLC. If you already took a placement test, consult with your counselor. Students may use their SAT, ACT, Smarter Balanced, HiSET and GED scores, as well as their High School cumulative GPA and grades for English and Math placement. Call TLC at (808) 984-3240 or visit the “Testing” site.

☐  Pay tuition and fees

Login your MyUH Services dashboard to pay for your tuition and fees. In addition to Financial Aid support, we also offer an installment plan. Review the academic calendar for deadlines.

Pay to stay, Drop to stop: Students without a payment plan who are unable to pay their tuition & fees, must drop their courses by this date to avoid further financial obligations. Failure to attend classes does not constitute dropping and will result in academic penalties (“F” grade)

Once you’re all set, don’t forget to visit the UHMC Bookstore to start shopping for your supplies and UHMC swag!

☐  Review the catalog and the academic calendar

Get it here: Review UH Maui College catalog. For important policies, rules & regulations, deadlines and other pertinent information, refer to the catalog and the academic calendar.

☐  Sign-up for your Welcome Event

Go to maui.hawaii.edu/fye to sign-up. If you’re a transfer student, you’re welcome to attend this event as well. At your welcome event, meet your classmates, college staff and faculty. You will get to learn about various campus resources and peer mentors will be ready to answer your questions. And that’s it and you’re all set.

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