Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

UH Hilo Faculty Handbook

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The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Faculty Handbook has been prepared with input from authoritative sources, including the university Library; the Office of Student Affairs; the Business Office; the Human Resources Office; and the Office of Technology and Distance Learning.

The handbook refers to many documents, almost of all of which are available online; click on the live links to view or download these documents.

In this document, the following abbreviations are used for the six colleges:

UH Hilo Academic Policies

The handbook contains UH Hilo academic policies in appropriate sections, highlighted for prominence' as well as references and extracts from UH system policies. Two essential web resources on university policies are:

Academic Resources

Academic Policies:


  1. Institutional Accreditation
  2. Program Review Process

Curriculum Resources:

Student Registration Resources:

  1. Requesting Banner and STAR Access
  2. STAR for Advisors
  3. Registrar's Faculty Resources

Teaching Resources

Academic Advising Resources

Faculty Employment Resources

Research and Extramural Funding Resources


  1. MyGrant
  2. UH System Office of Research Services (ORS)
  3. Institutional Review Board (IRB) eProtocol

Student Affairs Resources

Student Affairs

UH Hilo Campus Administrative Resources