Welcome to UH Hilo
Advising 411 for Students
Let not your dreams go to waste;
Just build the foundations under them."
― Henry David Thoreau
Now that you know an undergraduate student at UH Hilo, you're expected to understand how academic advising is organized. You'll also need to understand additional information relating to academic requirements, so go through this guide prior to meeting with a faculty advisor in your major during orientation week.
Think of this online advising guide as part of your foundation for your castles or your academic and career aspirations. You may not understand every single thing the first time you go through the points, but you can always come back and go through it as needed.
- How advising happens at UH Hilo (Who is my advisor?)
- Your Advising Kuleana (Responsibilities)
- The Basics (Colleges, Academic Calendar, Credits, Class Standing, Majors/Minors/Certificates)
- General Education
- Integrative and Graduation Requirements
- Major Requirements
- STAR, the online degree audit
- Before you can register, you'll need to...
- Preparing for Advising (Placement Exams, Class Availability, MyUH)