Summer Session 2012 -- Registration Information
Current UH Hilo students can simply log into My UH and register for summer classes.
Students enrolled at other University of Hawaii Campuses, high school students, and the general public must complete our application and be admitted at UH Hilo before registering for classes. There is no application fee for the Summer Session.
Register for Summer Classes at UH Hilo
Go to My UH and log in using your UH user name and password.
- Click on 'Registration' in the left column under "Student Services"
- Click on 'Yes -- Begin Quick Registration'
- Select 'Summer 2012' from the pull down box marked "Term"
- Click 'Submit'
- Select 'University of Hawaii at Hilo' from the pull down box marked "Institution"
- Enter the 5 digit course registration number (CRN)
- Click on 'Submit Changes'
- When My UH displays the note "Registered on Web" you are enrolled in the course.*
*Contact CCECS if My UH displays "Registration Errors" or you have any difficulties enrolling in your summer classes. Contact information is located on the right side of this page.
All of UH Hilo's online courses are taught through Laulima. Technical issues are not an excuse for missing assignments. Contact the Laulima office if you have any questions or difficulties with Laulima. Request support online by going to the Laulima Portal and click on 'Request Assistance' on the left hand side of the page.
For information on the admissions process or your summer application, contact the Admissions Office at 974-7414 or 1-800-897-4456.
For all other issues, questions, and comments on applying to summer session or registering for classes, please contact CCECS.
Credit Load: Due to the highly accelerated pace of summer classes, registration is capped at twelve (12) credits. Students may enroll in additional courses with the permission of the dean of their college. Unaffiliated summer students can apply for approval from the Dean of CCECS.Registration and Payment: It is the student's responsibility to confirm enrollment and payment for summer session classes is complete prior to the first day of classes. Check for changes in your class schedule and format. Students who enroll in summer classes and do not pay their tuition and fees in a timely manner may be placed on a Financial Obligation Hold. Students with outstanding Financial Obligations to the university will not be able to register for classes.
Transfer Credits: Summer Session students who are enrolled during the regular academic year at another institution are encouraged to secure advance approval for UH Hilo courses. UH Hilo is a fully accredited university, but decisions on transferability of coursework is at the discretion of the receiving institution.
Auditors: Contact CCECS to find out if a course can be taken for the audit grade option. Complete the Audit Form and submit to CCECS. Tuition and fees for audited courses are the same as those taken for credit and letter grades.
Directed Studies: Summer Session students are limited to six (6) directed study credits. For each Directed Study course, please complete the Directed Studies Form and submit it to the Registrar's office.
High School Students: High school sophomores, juniors, and seniors are encouraged to enroll in summer classes at UH Hilo. Sophomores and juniors are asked to have their high school counselor complete the Application for High School Students and submit it to CCECS.
Placement Exams: Students intending to take certain math and writing courses. The math placement test can be taken online at anytime or in person. Visit the math placement exam web page for more information.
Students intending to take a writing or English course must take the placement exam unless the student already possesses a SAT score of 475 or better in the writing portion. Times and dates for the writing exam are available on the writing placement exam web page
Writing Intensive (WI) Courses: Writing intensive courses are designed to integrate discipline-specific content with a major emphasis on writing. A "WI" preceding the course title in the course list designates writing intensive courses. More information on these courses can be found on the Writing Intensive Course web page
Cancelled Classes: The university's ability to offer the courses listed in the catalog depends on sufficient enrollment. Courses which do not have enough students enrolled will be cancelled by the date stated in the Academic Calendar. Students can verify updated class information by checking their schedule on My UH Students enrolled in cancelled classes will also be notified via their UH email. Students in cancelled classes are encouraged to enroll in an alternate course. If no other course is selected, refunds will be processed in approximately six weeks. To sign up for a direct deposit refund go to eRefund and follow the instructions.
Dropping or Withdrawing from a Course: Students are responsible for reviewing the Academic Calendar and meeting all deadlines for drops, withdrawals, and refunds. Not attending registered classes or discontinuing participation without officially dropping the course may result in an "F" or "NC" grade on student transcripts. Dropping summer classes before the start date will avoid financial and academic penalties.
After the last day to withdraw, NO withdrawals are permitted except under unusual or extenuating circumstances. Contact your college for appeal instructions, unclassified students and visiting students need to contact CCECS.
Students receiving financial aid must notify the Financial Aid Office when dropping or withdrawing from summer classes.