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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General Admissions Presentations

Learn more about UH Hilo's unique learning environment, student life and academic programs. Our admissions counselors will also explain the freshman admissions process and requirements, review our tuition, and share information about financial aid.

Virtual Application Night

Admissions Counselors are here to assist you! Join us online for UH Hilo Application Night and learn tips on how to successfully complete your UH Hilo admissions application.

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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.


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.

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.

Schedule an individual Admissions Counselor Meeting

Kati McGinnis

Director of Admissions

Lisa Ann Amaral

Assistant Director of Admissions

Yukiko Izumi

International Admissions Counselor
Locations: International, Pacific Islanders,Connections Charter School, Hilo High School,Ke Kula o Nawahiokalaniopuu, Ke Ana Laahana PCS, Kua o Ka La PCS St. Joseph High School, Waiakea High School

Ereong “Amanda” Yalap

Interim Admissions Counselor
Locations: Christian Liberty School, Hawai'i Academy of Arts and Sciences, Kamehameha Schools Hawai'i, Kau High School, Kea'au High School, Pahoa High School

Landon Ballesteros

Interim Admissions Counselor

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

Sarah Juran

Transfer Admissions Counselor
Locations: UH System Community Colleges and Hawaiʻi Transfers- Hawaii Preparatory Academy, Honokaa High School, Kanu O Ka Aina PCS, Kealakehe High School Ke Kula o Ehunuikaimalino, Kohala High School, Konawaena High School, Laupahoehoe High School, Makua Lani Christian School, West Hawaii Explorations Academy. Kaua'i and Ni'ihau

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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