I’m a Military, Dependent or Veteran applicant
Contact the Admissions & Records Office
Call Toll-Free: 800-479-6692
Admissions & Records, University of Hawaiʻi Maui College, 310 W. Kaʻahumanu Ave, Kahului, HI 96732
Mon - Friday: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Closed on weekends and state holidays
Georgette Tanaka – Admissions, VA, International
Tressy Aheong – Records, Transcripts
Active Duty Military, Military Dependent, Veteran, Hawaii-Based National Guard
1. Contact the Admissions & Records office (Ho'okipa Building) at (808) 984-3267 for specific, individualized help.
2. Submit an application
3. Receive your Decision Letter
You'll receive a letter that informs you if your application has been accepted or denied. If accepted, the letter will also include important information on your first steps to enrolling.
4. Sign up for a UH accountThis account is needed to register for classes, establishes your “hawaii.edu” email account and for is used for many other transactions. Go to: MyUH portal - Click on "Get a User Name" on the upper left to establish your account. - Follow the directions on the web pages to get your user name and password.
5. Determine if you need to take the Placement TestsPlacement testing, along with an academic advisor, is used to place students in appropriate English and Math courses. You must take the English & Math EdReady placement tests if you
- Do not meet one of the alternate placement measures. (link here to the Alternate Placement Factors document.)
- Are degree seeking (classified student).
- Are Non-degree seeking (unclassified) student taking 8 or more credits
- Are an early admit student.
EdReady testing is available at The Learning Center on a walk-in basis during open hours. (maui.hawaii.edu/tlc) Please bring your Student ID number and a picture ID with you to testing. Calculators are NOT permitted.
6. Attend the New Student OrientationNew Student Orientation (NSO) is mandatory for all recent high school grads. Transfer and returning students are welcomed and encouraged to attend! Come prepared for 4 hours of fun and useful information!
7. Check out and apply for Financial Aid.
Priority Date: March 1stWe encourage students to complete the FAFSA as early as they can in order to get the most favorable financial aid award. The FAFSA is available starting October 1 of every year for the following school year. To optimize your financial aid awards, please complete your FAFSA by March 1st.
You may still apply for the FAFSA after March 1st, but be prepared to pay for tuition and other expenses until you are awarded financial aid, if eligible. Note: The UHMC Federal School code is 001615.
8. Visit a counselor for Academic Advising.
9. Prepare for Registration. Details on:
- Placement Tests and the Test Center
- Health Clearance Requirements
- Registering for classes
- Finding classes
- Attending classes
- Paying tuition and fees
- Buying books
- Transfer credits to UHMC
- Transfer credits from UHMC
If you have any questions, please give us a call at (808) 984-3267 or toll free at (800) 479-6692 or stop by the Admissions & Records office (Ho’okipa Building) for help.
Military Tuition Assistance
Military tuition assistance pays the cost of tuition and additional fees for most active duty service members. Each service branch determines eligibility criteria.
All Active Duty Service Members (including Guard and Reserve) must contact their Education Service Officer (ESO) or Education Counselor within your branch of service prior to enrolling in any college or university.
Tuition Assistance Application Procedures for Military Services:
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