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!

Spring 2020 Vulcan Orientation - 1 day - Friday January 10, 2020 Aloha to our new Vulcans joining our ╩╗ohana for Spring 2020 - look for more information coming your way shortly! Registration is now open and closes online on December 27, 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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