Hawai‘i Admissions Update

There are many changes happening related to college admissions in Hawai‘i. Here’s what we know right now.
This page will be updated as new information becomes available.

See general coronavirus updates for University of Hawai‘i. All UH campuses will be online starting after Spring Break.

UH FALL 2020 Admission Deadlines

College Application  Deadline Payment Deadline* Contact Info
UH Manoa August 1 August 20 (808) 956-8975
UH Hilo August 1 August 20 (808) 932-7446
UH West Oahu August 1
August 20 (808) 689-2900
Hawai‘i Community College August 1 August 20 (808) 934-2710
Honolulu Community College August 1 August 20 (808) 845-9129
Kapiolani Community College August 1 August 20 (808) 734-9555
Kauai Community College August 1 August 20 (808) 245-8225
Leeward Community College August 1 August 20 (808) 455-0642
Maui College August 1 August 20 (808) 984-3267
Windward Community College August 1 August 20 (808) 235-7432

*Please note these dates are subject to change so please double-check with your campus. 

For applicants to other colleges, see updates here from NACAC Student Tool.
This central resource lists information about changes in college admission events, deposit dates, and more as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Need help with the FAFSA? Email FAFSA@hawaii.edu

Itʻs not too late to submit the FAFSA! The FAFSA provides access to over $150 billion in grants, loans and work-study funds from the federal government to help make college more affordable. Even if you think you aren’t eligible to receive federal aid, you should still fill out the application to see what you qualify for.

Get started today.

If you have questions and need help with completing the FAFSA, please email: FAFSA@hawaii.edu. A locally-based FAFSA specialist will respond back to you within 24 hours with assistance.

See here for more information and resources on how to pay for college

SAT/ACT Test Date Changes 

  • SAT: College Board is canceling the May 2, 2020 SAT and SAT Subject Test administration. Makeup exams for the March 14 administration (scheduled for March 28) are also cancelled. See the College Board website here for more information.
  • ACT: ACT has rescheduled its April 4 national test date to June 13 across the U.S.. All students registered for the April 4 test date will receive an email from ACT in the next few days informing them of the postponement and instructions for free rescheduling to June 13 or a future national test date. Learn more here.
  • AP: tests will be administered online, 45 minutes each; 2 test dates will be available for each subject; free live, virtual AP review courses will begin March 25. (AP Updates for Schools Impacted by Coronaviru

Campus Tours

Many colleges are canceling or postponing their preview days and campus tours due to COVID-19. Check college websites for more information.

What you can do instead: There are many ways to learn about a campus online: virtual tours, student reviews,
college social media (i.e. join student Facebook groups of colleges you are interested in attending),  virtual “office hours” and more.

Hawai‘i Colleges Virtual Tours/Videos

Chaminade University Video Tour
Hawai‘i Pacific University Video Tour
Hawai‘i Community College Welcome Video
Honolulu Community College Welcome Video
Kapiolani Community College Open House Video

Kauai Community College Campus Tour
Leeward Community College Intro Video
Maui College Intro Video
Windward Community College Video
UH Hilo Virtual Tour
UH Mānoa Virtual Tour
UH West Oahu Virtual Tour

Mainland College Virtual Tours

eCampus Tours
Virtual Reality 360
Virtual College Tour Directory – access to over 1,000 higher ed institutions from College Board

Other Helpful Resources

There are many online resources available to help support students in planning for college. Below are some top recommendations.