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.
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.
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
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
Other Helpful Resources
There are many online resources available to help support students in planning for college. Below are some top recommendations.
- Student Success: Free text support for tutoring, SAT/ACT prep, college advising, essay writing, strategies for at home learning.
- Khan Academy: Free SAT Prep and College Admissions Tutorials
- ACT Testing and College Planning Resources
- Webinar: College Admissions 101 – Facilitated by CollegeTracks & PrepMatters (held every Wed. at 11:10am HST)
- Webinar: Crafting Compelling College Essays and Applications – Facilitated by CollegeTracks & PrepMatters (held every Wed. at 11:10am)
- Student and Parent learning resources from the Hawai‘i State Department of Education