New Student Orientation

Orientation Schedule – Parents and Family

Parent and Family Orientation provides opportunities for new HPU family members to learn about the policies and procedures at a new, ease the student transition to HPU, and meet HPU faculty, staff, and fellow students.

Parents are welcome to attend orientation, but not required. Family members should attend sessions based on the needs of the family and student. Below is the Fall 2013 orientation schedule for family members.

Family Orientation Schedule

Tuesday, August 27 – Hawaii Loa Campus

5:00 p.m.       Transportation to Hawaii Loa Campus from Downtown & Waikiki

5:30 p.m.       Orientation Registration Check-In

6:00 p.m.       New Student Orientation Kick-Off & Family Reception

8:00 p.m.       Return Transportation to Downtown & Waikiki

Wednesday, August 28 – Downtown Campus

8:15 a.m.       Transportation to Aloha Tower from Hawaii Loa & Waikiki

9:00 a.m.       Welcome & Checklist for a New HPU Student

9:30 a.m.       Campus Tours

10:15 a.m.     Campus Resources Rotation, including Business Office, Campus Security and Parent Q&A

12:00 p.m.     Family Lunch

1:15 p.m.       Family Breakout Session I: Advising, Center for Academic Success, Career Services

2:15 p.m.       Family Breakout Session II: Advising, Honors, Study Abroad

3:30 p.m.       Planning Ahead: Financial Aid

7:00 p.m.       Parent Pau Hana: Parent & Family Mixer

Thursday, August 29– Downtown Campus

8:15 a.m.       Transportation to Aloha Tower from Hawaii Loa & Waikiki

9:00 a.m.       University Convocation

10:00 a.m.     Parent Orientation Concludes

Passport Week Events

A variety of optional events are available for parents and family members. Students may register family members separately for these events after registering for New Student Orientation.

  • Pearl Harbor and Honolulu City Tour - Friday, August 30, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Additional cost)
  • Ali‘i Kai Catamaran Sunset Cruise - Friday, August 30, 5:00 – 8:15 p.m. (Additional cost)
  • Manoa Falls Scenic Hike - Saturday, August 31, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Additional cost)
  • Circle Island Tour - Saturday, August 31, 7:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Additional cost)

* Schedule still subject to change.