New Student Programs

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.

Spring Orientation was a huge success!

Mahalo to all of our new students who participated in Spring 2015 Orientation. The program was a huge success and we hope that everyone had lots of fun! Welcome to our newest students and look for pictures up on Facebook within the next few days.

Have a great Semester!

Now Hiring! Marketing & Office Manager

If you're creative and have experience with marketing, then this position is for you! NSP is now hiring a Marketing & Office Manager who can coordinate and develop the marketing strategies for the office, including helping to support the advertising and marketing of NSP Events, NSP initiatives, as well as finding ways to connect with students virtually via Facebook, online, and through other technologies. This position will also support the financial aspects of NSP by helping manage the budget and supporting the Student Coordinators with purchases and other financial aspects of programming.

Find out more about the Marketing and Office Manager position

Upcoming Events:

Stay tuned for more events next semester.... Have a great winter break!

Ho Ľokahi ka Umauma - "One Heart" video

Check out the video that New Student Programs and the Lava Shoot created highlighting some of the outstanding programs and people at UH Hilo.


Fall 2014 New Student Class Photo

Mahalo to everyone who participated in Orientation this year! We had a blast putting the event together and we hope you had a good time and gained knowledge and experiences that will prepare you for your year here.

Check out this year's class photo:

Class photo

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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.

NSP Updates