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Parents and Students

Thank you for your commitment to the Mānoa Academy!

The Mānoa Academy provides outstanding opportunities for students to get a step up in College readiness and also reduce the cost of College. Many Academy courses fulfill UH Mānoa baccalaureate degree requirements, thus streamlining the time it will take to achieve that important milestone.

Here you will find many resources that can help you navigate the Academy experience.

Parents, your support helps to foster and build community and ensure success of our students and scholars. To get more involved.

The decision to participate in Mānoa Academy represents a significant academic commitment. Academic coursework will provide an amazing opportunity to experience the rigors of college-level work and will build a permanent record of their achievements through a transcript from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.


Financial Aid Important Information

  • Performance in any university course will permanently impact your academic record and therefore can impact your admissions and financial aid eligibility
  • Be mindful that although the Mānoa Academy course has all tuition and fees waived, your performance in this course will have impact on your future ability to go to college, earn scholarships and be eligible for financial aid.
  • Scholarship and financial aid eligibility depends on your entire academic record – high school and college-level course work

What Is a Course Syllabus?

A syllabus is your guide to a course and what will be expected of you in the course. Generally, it will include course policies, rules and regulations, required texts, and a schedule of assignments. A syllabus can tell you nearly everything you need to know about how a course will be run and what will be expected of you. Sample Syllabus (Example Only)


Academic Advising

UH Online Portal
User Name will be provided within your admissions acceptance packet

Laulima Portal for Online Course
User Name will be provided within your admissions acceptance packet


Commuter and Transportation Options

  • Campus Maps (parking)
  • Shuttle Schedules
  • Parking Information
  • On and Off Campus Options

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Policy

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 (also known as the Buckley Amendment) establishes guidelines for maintaining the confidentiality of education records and monitoring the release of information from those records. Education records are those directly related to a student and maintained by the University; these include grades, coursework, records indicating progress toward a degree, and student financial account records.

Once a student is attending the University, all FERPA rights belong to the student. Information may be released only at the student's specific written request. An exception is directory information, which may be released at any time unless a student has requested that it be withheld. Please refer to Policies for more information.

UH Mānoa must comply with federal regulations in regard to student privacy. Unless a student gives express written permission, we are unable to release personal, disciplinary, or academic information. Refer to Policies for more information on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.


Academic Forms


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