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 ʻohana.

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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.

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One-on-One Admissions Counselor Meetings

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

What's Next Workshops

Congratulations on your acceptance to UH Hilo! We are looking forward to having you join our UH Hilo Vulcan ‘ohana. To prepare for your enrollment at UH Hilo for the Fall 2023 semester, in this presentation, we will share with you what you should do now that you’ve been accepted to UH Hilo.

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Meet your Admissions Counselor

Schedule a time to meet with your UH Hilo Admissions Counselor to learn more about the University of Hawaiʻi 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.

Kati McGinnis

Director of Admissions

Lisa Ann Amaral

Assistant Director of Admissions

Locations: (Hawai'i Island) Christian Liberty School, Hawaiʻi Academy of Arts and Sciences, Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi, Kau High School, Kea'au High School, Pahoa High School, Waiakea High School, Volcano School of Arts and Sciences. (US Mainland) Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming. (Neighbor Island) Kauai and Ni'ihau

Yukiko Izumi

International Admissions Counselor
Locations: International, Pacific Islanders, US Territories and US Citizens/US Nationals Living Abroad

Ereong “Amanda” Yalap

Interim Admissions Counselor

Landon Ballesteros

Admissions Counselor

Locations: O‘ahu, Maui, Lānaʻi, Moloka'i and California

Sarah Juran

Transfer Admissions Counselor
Locations: UH System Community Colleges, Hawaiʻi Transfers, US Mainland Transfers and Returning

Kip Nagata

Admissions Counselor

Locations: (Hawai'i Island) Connections Charter School,Hawaii Preparatory Academy, Hilo High School, Honokaa High School, Kanu O Ka Aina PCS, Kealakehe High School, Ke Kula o Ehunuikaimalino, Ke Kula o Nawahiokalaniopuu, Ke Ana Laahana PCS, Kua o Ka La PCS, Kohala High School, Konawaena High School, Laupahoehoe High School, Makua Lani Christian School, Parker School, St. Joseph High School, West Hawaii Explorations Academy. (US Mainland) Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.


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 ʻohana (family).

The Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center promotes a designated place of learning, at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, which allows students to thrive.

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!

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UH Hilo seal with Ti leaf lei

UH Hilo seal and side profile of wall photo at Haleʻōlelo

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

UH Hilo seal and background shot of the Student Services Center

UH Hilo seal with background waipio valley taro patches

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