Transfer and Returning Student Advising

Mahalo for choosing to transfer to UH Hilo. We are committed to you having a positive transition to UH Hilo. If you are a returning student, welcome back! We are dedicated to helping you as you resume your studies at UH Hilo.


Happy Students

Our Goal is to

  • Introduce you to your major's department
  • Help you understand how your credits transfer to UH Hilo
  • Ensure that your transfer credits apply to as much UH Hilo requirements as possible

Follow steps below to prepare for registration

Step 1: Watch the Transfer Advising at UH Hilo Video

Please watch the Transfer Advising at UH Hilo video for a step by step introduction of your transition to UH Hilo

Step 2: Complete Important Next Steps

View "next steps" on the I'm Accepted! What's Next? page

Registration not possible without completion of the following steps:

1: Activate your MyUH student account
2: Submit your Intent to Enroll Form

Intent to Enroll not required if:
- You accepted an automatic admission offer on Star OR
- You have been accepted after August 1st for Fall or December 1st for Spring


Step 3: Submit Transfer/ Returning Student Questionnaire

Complete Transfer/Returning Student Questionnaire".

The Transfer/Returning Student Questionnaire will allow us to know more about your transfer credits, your immediate goals, and any degrees you may have already earned.

You will need to be logged in to your hawaii.edu account to access the questionnaire.


Step 4: Introduction to Department Chair / Advisor

After submitting the questionnaire, you will be introduced via email to your department chair or advisor. Please check your hawaii.edu email.

You can also visit the Advising Points of Contact if you would like to reach out to your advisor directly