New Student Programs (NSP) is committed to supporting all of the newest members of our university ʻohana (family). Our mission is to build a foundation for student’s full academic and social integration into the campus through the development of long lasting connections to other students, faculty, staff and student support resources; to build a supportive learning environment that promotes academic success; and to create a commitment to and understanding of what it means to be a proud member of our UH Hilo ʻohana.
Sign up for Spring 2014 New Student Orientation
Spring 2014 New Student Orientation will start the evening of Thursday, January 9, 2014 and go through Saturday, January 11, 2014. Registration is now open so sign up today!
Orientation is an important event that sets our newest students up for success here at UH Hilo. The days are filled with student success workshops designed to help prepare you to be a successful student at your new campus. Connecting you to campus resources, community involvement opportunities, and to current UH Hilo Students. Additionally, there are opportunities to meet your new professors, classmates, and university administrators.
Featured Orientation event of the week:
Go to School and Get Paid! How to Find a Job on Campus
Will you need to work while you’re in school? How can you make yourself stand out compared to your peers? Learn the steps you need to take to get an on-campus job, along with tips and strategies to make yourself employable to employers on-campus.
Free Airport Shuttle for Orientation participants
Did you know you can get a free ride to campus from the airport? We're offering free shuttle service from Hilo International Airport to the UH Hilo Campus for all students who are registered for Orientation. For more information visit the Airport Shuttle Page.
Get a discount on your Hawaiian Airlines ticket when booking your flight to Hilo
If you're flying Hawaiian Airlines from the mainland to Hilo, you can get a discounted ticket by entering a special code. Not only do you get a discount, but the UH Hilo Vulcan Athletics program also earns miles to help support our athlete's travel. For more information visit our Travel Planning Page.
The Fall 2013 New Student Class Photo
See the High Resolution Photo... Can you find yourself?
We'll keep you updated with all the great opportunities for new students on campus. Like the New Student Program's Facebook page and never feel left out.
- We are changing our phone number! As of October 21, 2013 our new phone number is: (808) 932-7384.
- For those interested in our free shuttle service for Spring 2014, visit the airport shuttle information page to sign up!
- We’re in the process of updating the NSP website. Look around and give us some feedback.
- Be one of the first to "Like" our newly rebooted Facebook Page
- Fall Orientation was Awesome! Spring Orientation will be too!