Experience our campus like a true Warrior

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Meet with engaging faculty, staff, and current Rainbow Warriors. Learn about the #UHMazing programs, services, and activities that the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has to offer.

The Mānoa Experience - University Preview Day takes place on the Mānoa campus every Spring; however, neighbor island informational sessions are available on Hawaiʻi Island, Maui, and Kauaʻi. Become a Rainbow Warrior!

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UNIVERSITY PREVIEW DAY
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Neighbor Islands
INFORMATIONAL SESSION
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This event has passed for 2018. The next Mānoa Experience - University Preview Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 2019. Please stay tuned for more details.

Registration will open in December 2019.

O‘ahu - University Preview Day


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If you have a documented disability and associated disability access needs, you are encouraged to contact the Office of Admissions, (808) 956-7137 or uhmevent@hawaii.edu. Office hours are Mondays through Fridays, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (HST), excluding state holidays. Advanced notice better ensures our capacity to meet your accessibility needs.

The Mānoa Experience - University Preview Day

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Saturday, March 3, 2018
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
UH Mānoa campus (map)
2465 Campus Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96822

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OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Our FREE campus-wide open house brings thousands of prospective students & families to the beautiful University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa campus.

Come, discover the Mānoa Experience!

  • Meet with engaging faculty, staff, & students from over 180 Academic Programs & Student Services
  • Experience demonstrations, hands-on activities, & displays
  • Go on various tours highlighting our campus, residence halls, & learning facilities
  • Visit the Office of Admissions - check your application status or pay your tuition deposit
  • Watch performances by student groups
  • Win free prizes & giveaways
  • Get your UH gear at our University Bookstore
  • Have photo booth fun - Rainbow Warrior style
  • & much more!

Registration is required for the prospective student or the leader of a group to receive a complimentary on-campus parking pass for the day of event (via email), & an exclusive UH Mānoa tote bag at the event check-in.

Special Hotel Rates

Visit http://manoa.hawaii.edu/admissions/visit/special.html

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES – Subject to Change

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This list of activities & times will be updated as they are confirmed. Please check back regularly for the most updated information.

GENERAL

  • PRE-EVENT TOUR | CAMPUS PLANTS & BIRDS – 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM

    Meet at Varney Circle for a 30-minute walking tour before checking-in for the Mānoa Experience - Get up-close & personal with a few of the Campus Arboretum's all-stars & let us share with you their rise to fame. Get your tree on!

  • CHECK-IN – 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM

    Campus Center Courtyard - Check-in to receive an exclusive UH Mānoa tote bag, informational materials, coupons to use on the day of the event, a game sheet & more!

  • RESOURCE FAIR - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    McCarthy Mall - Meet with engaging faculty, staff, & students from over 180 Academic Programs & Student Services. Discover the vast opportunities at UH Mānoa through demonstrations, hands-on activities, games & displays.

  • PHOTO BOOTH – 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Campus Center Courtyard - Take a photo, rainbow warrior style! Post it to your social media account(s) & #makemanoayours

  • OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS – 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services, Room 001 (ground floor) - Check your application status or pay your tuition deposit.

  • UH MĀNOA BOOKSTORE – 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Campus Center – Stop by, browse, & purchase your UH Mānoa swag!

TOURS

  • Campus Tours – (45 min.) 10:15 AM, 12:15 PM

    Take a walking tour of the campus led by a current UH Mānoa student. Both tours will be on a first-come, first served basis. Each group will have no more than 25 people per guide with a max capacity of 150 people in each time slot.
    *Self-Guided Tour - Can't make the tour time or want to explore on your own? Participants are welcomed to take a self-guided tour if they cannot meet the tour times or if they are full. Packets will be available at the Campus Tour tent.

  • Residence Hall Tours – Continuous (First tour is at 10:00 AM, last tour is at 12:30 PM)

    Hop on our free shuttle & take a tour of where students call it “home” during the school year. Select from touring the First Year Towers or the Upper Division Communities.

  • School of Nursing’s Translational Health Science Simulation Center Tours – (20 min.) 10:00 AM , 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 12:30 PM

    Restricted to students age 13 or older, 15 people per group, first come first served. The UH Translational Health Science Simulation Center (UH THSSC) brings real-life scenarios to the classroom so that students can gain the experience, confidence & skills they need to provide quality care by integrating state-of-the art equipment, electronic patient records & practices currently used by the state’s leading medical centers.

  • Warrior Recreation Center Tours - (20 min.) 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 12:30 PM

    Take a tour of this two-story complex, considered to be one of the best recreational facilities in Hawaiʻi, that promotes overall health & wellness for our students, faculty & staff.

  • Engineering Research Lab Tours - (30 min.) 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 12:30 PM

    Engineering Ambassadors will guide you to tour research labs and student projects, which you may have the opportunity to get involved in as a student in the UH M​ānoa College of Engineering.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

  • Mānoa Dining Services Concession Tent - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    McCarthy Mall – (Cash only) Featuring fresh campus offerings and Warrior favorites.

  • Starbucks – 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM

    Campus Center, 2nd Floor - (Cash or Credit Card) Come by to get a cup of coffee & your favorite treats to fuel your day’s activities.

SPECIAL EVENT PROMOTIONS

Receive an exclusive UH Mānoa Tote Bag
Go to a Check-In Tent to receive an exclusive UH Mānoa tote bag!
  • $1 Starbucks coupon (only redeemable at the UH Mānoa Campus Center Starbucks location on the day of the event, March 3, 2018.)
  • Receive a “Game Sheet” – Visit with 8 or more UH Mānoa Resources & and enter to win an UHM-azing prize!
Academic Programs & Student Services Tents

Many of the academic programs & student services tents will also have special activities & freebies!

Students Accepted to UH Mānoa by March 3, 2018

Go to the Admissions Tent at the event to show us proof of acceptance for a free UHM-azing gift!

Entertainment Tent

Prizes will be given away throughout the event.

The Mānoa Experience – University Preview Day is held in the heart of the UH Mānoa Campus. Check-in is at the Campus Center Courtyard.

ADDRESS – UH MĀNOA CAMPUS CENTER

2465 Campus Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96822

PARKING

Register for the event to receive a complimentary on-campus event parking pass in the Lower Campus Zone 20 Parking Structure: (For GPS) 1430 Lower Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822

ADA Parking: Persons with ADA placards are welcome to park on Upper Campus with the complimentary on-campus event parking pass. Upper Campus parking without an ADA placard will require a fee. For more visitor parking zones, visit: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/commuter/resources/MapFiles/visitorparkingmap.pdf

Parking in the residential areas around campus may be available – be prepared to pay the meter.

DIRECTIONS TO CAMPUS

The UH Mānoa campus is conveniently located just off the H-1 freeway, in Honolulu's Mānoa Valley.
From H-1 East & Waikiki to the UH Mānoa
  • Take exit 24B for University Avenue
  • Merge onto University Avenue
  • Keep right; Turn right on Dole Street
From H-1 West to the UH Mānoa
  • Take exit 24B for University Avenue
  • Turn right at University Avenue
  • Keep right; Turn right on Dole Street

THE BUS

The Honolulu city bus stops on campus at Sinclair Circle & other nearby locations. Visit TheBus for schedules & fare information.

FREE REGISTRATION – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Registration is open via the “Register Now” button above.

All are invited - This event is free & open to the public. An unlimited number of guests are welcome.

Registration is required for the prospective student or the leader of a group to receive a complimentary on-campus parking pass for the day of event (via email), & an exclusive UH Mānoa tote bag at the event check-in.

On the day of the event, check-in at the Campus Center Courtyard.

Questions?

Email:

uhmevent@hawaii.edu

Phone number:

(808) 956-7137

*The Office of Admissions hours is Mondays to Fridays from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (excluding state holidays).

These events have passed for 2018. Please stay tuned for details regarding 2019's Mānoa Experience Informational Sessions.

NEIGHBOR ISLANDS - Informational Session

We offer three neighbor island informational sessions, where we bring the Mānoa Experience to you.

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Hawai‘i (Big Island)

ʻImiloa Astronomy Center
Sunday, November 12, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Check-in opens at 1:30 PM)

Register Here
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Kaua‘i

Kauai Beach Resort
Thursday, November 30, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Check-in opens at 5:30 PM)

Register Here
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Maui

King Kamehameha Golf Club
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Check-in opens at 5:30 PM)

Register Here