New Student Orientation

Orientation Schedule – Freshman

Passport Week provides opportunities for new students to meet others, ease your transition to HPU, prepare you for the academic year, and help you become more familiar with the University community. Below is the Fall 2014 orientation schedule for new freshman students.*

New Student Orientation Schedule

Participation at the following events are required.

Tuesday, August 26 – 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 27 – Downtown Campus

8:15 a.m. Transportation to Downtown Campus from Hawaii Loa & Waikiki
9 a.m. Convocation
10:15 a.m. Checklist/Introductions
10:45 a.m. HPU Experience and/or Campus Tour
11:15 a.m. Freshman Advising
11:45 a.m. Lunch 
12:15 p.m.
HPU Experience and/or Campus Tour
1 p.m. Campus Life Expectations
1:30 p.m. Campus Resources and Services
4 p.m. 
College Welcomes
6 p.m. Bus Departure

Thursday, August 28 – Downtown Campus

8:45 a.m. Transportation to Downtown Campus from Hawaii Loa & Waikiki
9:30 a.m. Student Breakout Session I
10:10 a.m. Student Breakout Session II
10:50 a.m. Student Breakout Session III
11:30 a.m. Student Breakout Session IV
12:00 p.m.
Lunch & Resource Fair
1 p.m. Chinatown Scavenger Hunt
4 p.m. Bus Departure
 

Passport Week Events

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

  • Cosmic Bowling - Thursday, August 28, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Sea Warrior Service Day - Friday, August 29, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Ali‘i Kai Catamaran Sunset Cruise - Friday, August 29, 5:00 – 8:15 p.m. (Additional cost)
  • Manoa Falls Scenic Hike - Saturday, August 30, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Additional cost)
  • Circle Island Tour - Saturday, August 30, 7:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Additional cost)

* Schedule still subject to change.