Division of Student Affairs (DSA)

Basic Needs and Outreach

On this page:

Student Basic Needs

  • UH Hilo Resources, find information regarding food assistance, financial aid, health services, housing and shelter, and more!

Financial Literacy

  • Cash Course is your guide to making informed financial choices. Get prepared for whatever life has in store: Register for a free account and take charge of your money.
  • 50 Answers for Financial Literacy; your guide to saving money, budgeting, money basics, and what to do when you overspend! Take some time to learn all you can about your finances.

Community Resources


Campus Well program logo

We are very excited to announce our newest program to the Campus Recreation Department called CampusWell. CampusWell is a health and wellness initiative for, universities, colleges and high schools located in the US and Canada. CampusWell's mission is to assist in spreading the word of the eight dimensions of wellness and wellbeing. It shares the importance of student's wellbeing which can have a positive impact on their academic performance.

You will find amazing articles that are researched and reviewed by experts in the field such as; recipes, cooking and fitness videos, health and wellness tips and more! In order to view CampusWell, you may tap or scan the QR Code below:

QR Code to access uhhilo.campuswell.com

For more information, please contact Valerie Yamaki ; Fitness Coordinator (808) 932-7748.

Hale Lako

Hale Lako Graphic Logo Student Supply Store, (a.k.a Hale Lako), provides non-perishable goods, school supplies, clothes, pet supplies (for their emotional support animals) and personal items such as soap and laundry detergent for UH Hilo students with a valid ID at no cost. The items are donated from UH Hilo faculty, staff, students, and the surrounding community to help students focus on succeeding in school.

Aʻoaʻo Pili Ola Counseling Services