Registered Student Organizations

Enhance your HPU experience by joining one of many student clubs and organizations.

Being a member of a Registered Student Organization (RSO) is an excellent way to meet new people from around the world and enrich your HPU experience. The active RSOs are listed here. If you do not see the perfect match for your strengths and interests, consider creating your own club!

Student Organization Training

Interactive Online Training Modules for advisors, officers and members.

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Applications for 2015-2016 accepted through MAY 10, 2015


Student Organization forms and documents


Check out HPU's Honor Societies.

Find out more about the Student Activity Fee and the SAF Allocation Committee

Registration for the 2015-2016 Academic Year is Now Open! 

Want to Start a New Club for the 2015-2016 Academic Year? Deadline extended to MAY 10!

Applications for Registered Student Organizations are being accepted through MAY 10, 2015. Applications are available online and in Sharky’s Cove, 1188 Fort Street Mall, Suite 139. Submit completed application packet in person at Club and Commuter Services (inside Sharky’s Cove) or via email to leadership@hpu.edu by MAY 10, 2015 at midnight.

Registered Student Organization Categories
· Academic/Professional: These organizations’ focus is either academic or professional fields. Many of these organizations coordinate networking and educational events for the HPU and local communities.
· Cultural/Spiritual: These organizations help educate and provide opportunities for the HPU community to become culturally immersed in our unique environment and allow our students to appreciate and understand cultures from all over the world.
      *RSOs with a spiritual focus: It is the University’s policy to support organizations that represent a specific faith, but not a particular denomination, organization, or church/place of worship.
· Special Interest: These organizations serve an eclectic range of student interests, combining a variety of artistic, social, political, and community service-related disciplines.
      *RSOs with a recreational activity focus will be referred to Campus Recreation in Athletics.

Why become an RSO?
· Gain valuable leadership skills.
· Play a vital role in fostering a positive student culture at HPU.
· Meet other students with similar interests.
· Access to HPU resources and services for clubs.
· And much more!!!

Registration approval will be based upon the registration application received. Clubs that are currently registered must submit applications to be registered again for next year. There will be a second chance to apply for registration in September, but don’t wait! Clubs that apply and are accepted during the April round of applications are active from the first day of fall semester, may participate in Club Carnival, and have access to HPU resources during the month of September. Hit the ground running in fall by submitting your application now!

For more information, contact leadership@hpu.edu or call (808) 687-7010.

Academic & Professional Clubs

Cultural & Spiritual Clubs

     Special Interest Clubs


Attention Club Members! You have a great opportunity to get the word out about your Club.  Chalk advertisements offer clubs an opportunity to help promote student programs, activities and events.  You can even use these advertisements to recruit new club members.  All that is needed from you is washable "sidewalk"chalk and a creative message.  Side walk messages will be availabe at the Hawaii Loa Campus.

For More information and Chalk Advertisement Guidelines please click HERE!

For Chalk Advertisement Request Form, please click HERE!

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