First Year Experience

First Year Experience

First Year Experience (FYE) is committed to supporting all of the newest members of our university ╩╗ohana (family). Our mission is to build a foundation for students' full academic and social integration into the campus by developing long lasting connections to other students, faculty, and staff and student support resources; to build a supportive learning environment that promotes Academic Success; and to create a commitment to the understanding of what it means to be a proud member of our UH Hilo 'Ohana!

Fall 2019 Vulcan Orientation - August 21 - August 24, 2019 Aloha to our new Vulcans joining our ╩╗ohana for Fall 2019 - look for more information coming your way shortly! Registration opens on April 1 and closes online on August 1, 2019. Sign up for Orientation here. Orientation is open to all class standings, new, and transfer students. There's a little bit of everything for everyone.

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    Follow us on Instagram@uhhilofye and our facebook page. We'll be posting fun facts about UH Hilo every single day, as well as some important deadline reminders! Please feel free to share your excitement for coming to UH Hilo by positing on Instagram and Facebook with the hashtag - #UHHiloFYE.

    The University Concierge!

    The University Concierge, is the newest resource for current Students, Faculty, and Staff as well as visitors to UH Hilo. The University Concierge is UH Hilo's Gateway for campus information & visitor services. Located on the first floor of the Student Services Center, the University Concierge is available to answer all of your questions and more. Check them out!

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