Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Residency Requirements

Approved December 2009
Effective: August 1, 2010

Baccalaureate degrees are granted only to those students who

  1. earn at least 120 semester hours,
  2. complete satisfactorily the program of courses prescribed for their majors,
  3. earn at least a 2.0 UH Hilo cumulative GPA as well as a 2.0 GPA in courses required for the major (a higher GPA may be required for some degrees) and minor (if any),
  4. earn a minimum of 30 semester hours from UH Hilo,
  5. have been registered as classified students with a declared major in attendance at UH Hilo within the preceding year and
  6. meet all requirements of their respective colleges and departments.