Admissions

UH Hilo Virtual Events

What is it like to be at UH Hilo? Join us for a virtual event and learn more about our UH Hilo ╩╗ohana.

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Explore UH Hilo

Get to know our campus and get your questions answered! Begin your journey by signing up for a virtual information session to connect with an admissions counselor, watch virtual tours of our campus or sign up for one of our virtual events.

UH Hilo Students walking down Campus Center Plaza (images/admissions/virtual/20160615_ARH-3478.jpg)

Students in the library

Next Steps Meetings for Accepted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to UH Hilo! We are looking forward to having you join our UH Hilo Vulcan ÔÇśohana. To prepare for your enrollment at UH Hilo for the Fall 2021 semester, in this meeting, we will discuss with you what you should do now that youÔÇÖve been accepted to UH Hilo

UH System Transfer Counseling

Join us for virtual one-on-one transfer counseling with the University of Hawaii Hilo Admissions Office. This meeting session is geared towards UH System students that are interested in transferring to UH Hilo.

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One-on-One Admissions Counselor Meetings

Have questions about UH Hilo? Have a personalized conversation with an admissions counselor.

Videos

Explore our campus anytime by viewing our campus tours highlights video! Let us show you around our campus and connect you with several of our student support programs so you can see what your UH Hilo experience could be like.

UH Hilo Campus Tour Highlights

First Year Experience (FYE) is committed to supporting all of the newest members of our university ╩╗ohana (family).

The K─źpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center promotes a designated place of learning, at the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo, which allows students to thrive.

Meet your Admissions Counselor

Schedule a time to meet with your UH Hilo Admissions Counselor to learn more about the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo and what opportunities are available to you as a UH Hilo student. Discussions can include the admissions process, enrollment steps, housing options and scholarship opportunities.

Schedule an individual Admissions Counselor Meeting

Jennifer Naguwa

Jennifer Naguwa

Assistant Director of Admissions
Email: jnaguwa@hawaii.edu
Locations: O╩╗ahu, Maui, Moloka╩╗i, L─üna╩╗i

Yukiko Izumi

Yukiko Izumi

International Admissions Counselor
Email: yukikoha@hawaii.edu
Locations: Arizona, California, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Asia Pacific International School, Hawai╩╗i Mission Academy, Island School, Kapa╩╗a High School, Kanuikapono Public Charter Schoool, Kauai Christian Academy, Kauai High School, Kawakini Public Charter School, Ke Kula Ni╩╗ihau o Kekaha Learning Center, Kula Aupuni Ni╩╗ihau Kahelelani, Ni╩╗ihau Elementary & High School

Michelle Cooper

Michelle Cooper

Admissions Counselor
Email: mcooper7@hawaii.edu
Locations: Christian Liberty School, Hawai╩╗i Preparatory Academy, Honoka╩╗a High School, Kanu O Ka ╩╗─Çina Charter, Ka╩╗┼ź High School, Kealakehe High School, Ke Ana La╩╗ahana PCS, Ke Kula o Ehuniukaimalino, Ke Kula ╩╗O N─üwah─źokalani╩╗┼Źpu╩╗u, Kohala High School, Konawaena High School, Kua O Ka L─ü PCS, Laupahoehoe High School, Makua Lani Christian School, Parker School, Saint Joseph High School, Wai─ükea High School, West Hawai╩╗i Explorations Academy, Hawai╩╗i Community College, Hawai╩╗i Community College ÔÇô P─ülamanui

Keola Callo

Keola Callo

Interim Admissions Counselor
Email: kcallo@hawaii.edu
Locations: Connections Charter School, Hawai╩╗i Academy of Arts & Sciences, Kamehameha Schools Hawai╩╗i, Kea╩╗au High School, P─ühoa High School

Natalie Quinajon

Natalie Quinajon

Interim Admissions Counselor
Email: ntq@hawaii.edu
Locations: Hilo High School, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin

Maria Vicente

Maria Vicente

Interim Admissions Counselor
Email: marialv@hawaii.edu
Locations: Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, BYU Hawai╩╗i, Chaminade University, Hawai╩╗i Pacific University, Hawai╩╗i Tokai Intl, Honolulu Community College, Kapi╩╗olani Community College, Kaua╩╗i Community College, Leeward Community College, Windward Community College, UH M─ünoa, UH Maui College, UH West O╩╗ahu

Digital Backgrounds

Proud to be a UH Hilo Vulcan? Download UH Hilo digital backgrounds to show your pride as a member of our UH Hilo Ohana!

UH Hilo seal and aerial shot of the UH Hilo campus

UH Hilo seal with Ti leaf lei

UH Hilo seal and side profile of wall photo at Hale Olelo

UH Hilo seal and close up of side profile of wall photo at Hale Olelo

UH Hilo seal and five solid inspiried diamonds, you, eachother, discovery, innovation and aina

UH Hilo seal and five opaque inspiried diamonds, you, eachother, discovery, innovation and aina

UH Hilo Students diving under water and measuring coral reef

UH Hilo seal and background shot of the Student Services Center

UH Hilo seal with background waipio valley taro patches

UH Hilo Backgruond