Graduate


Step 1 - create your Student Portal

You should have received your  MyHPU username via email upon acceptance. If you did not receive an e-mail with your HPU username, please contact grad@hpu.edu for assistance. To view step-by-step instructions for your first-time login, click here.

Step 2 - Enrollment Deposit

To secure your seat, we ask for a $200 enrollment deposit online through your MyHPU Student Portal. The enrollment deposit will appear on your account as a credit and opens access to course registration.

D.PT students are also required to pay a $600 deposit online at www.hpu.edu/deposit, select "Graduate Applications". Here you will see the option to pay the D.PT deposit.

*If you will be using VA benefits, contact the HPU VA Office at va@hpu.edu to request an enrollment deposit waiver.

International Students

It is recommended that you complete your pre-arrival checklist for F-1 or J-1 student visas from the Office of International Students and Scholars prior to confirming your intent to enroll. You will need to provide them with a copy of your passport, statement of financial support and bank statements. If you have any questions, e-mail: i20@hpu.edu

Step 3 - Financial Aid Services

We encourage domestic students to contact our dedicated financial services team Toll Free: 1-866-225-5478, Direct: (808) 544-0253 or financialaid@hpu.edu for information about financing your graduate degree as well as your specific financial situation. Information on Tuition & Fees, along with an estimated cost of attendance, can be found on our website. To explore sources for financial aid, we recommend that you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is the first step to determine eligibility for the Federal Stafford and Graduate PLUS loans. These and other loans can assist you with tuition and fees, as well as living and other education-related expenses.

Step 4 - HEALTH Clearance requirements

  1. Review health clearance requirements HERE
  2. ​Complete the TB clearance and MMR immunization form (FORM D). State of Hawaii Department of Health TB Risk Assessment (Form G and Form F) must be attached to Form D if submitting a TB Screening/Risk Assessment. 
  3. Complete the TDAP, VCV, and VCV immunization form (FORM E).
  4. Submit completed forms to Med+ProctorHawai'i Pacific University has partnered with Med+Proctor for the submission of all immunization records.

Covid19 Information and Resources may be found online: www.hpu.edu/covid19

Step 5 - Registration

Contact your program advisor from your respective college to discuss degree pathway.**
Register for classes online via your student portal - my.hpu.edu*. For step-by-step instructions on how to register for courses, click here.
*Enrollment deposit must be made in order to activate web registration. 
**Online Graduate Nursing students will have their first semester registration completed by their academic success coach. 

Step 6 - transcripts and test scores

Confirm that your official transcripts and/or test scores have been received. To be considered official, transcripts must be issued/sent directly to HPU from respective institution and/or testing agency.

  • Submit all final official transcripts to Admissions.
  • Submit all final official exam scores to Admissions (ex: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL).

E-Transcripts may be sent/issued directly to HPU and sent via email to: grad@hpu.edu or admission@hpu.edu

Via postal Mail To:

Admissions Office
1 Aloha Tower Drive
Honolulu, HI 96813
*If sending via postal mail, document must be unopened/sealed envelope sent/issued directly to Hawaii Pacific University. 

Step 7 - housing

For on/off campus housing options, visit the Housing and Residence Life webpage. On-campus housing is limited, if you are interested, it is recommended that you adhere to the housing application deadlines available online here: Housing.

Step 8 -TextBooks

Purchase your textbooks and HPU gear at the HPU bookstore.

Step 9 - connect on social media 

Connect with other graduate students. 

LinkedIN - HPU's Master's and Doctoral Students

Facebook - HPU's Master's and Doctoral Students

Step 10 - Visit campus

Should you wish to visit campus before classes begin, we offer both virtual and in-person campus tours. Schedule your tour at: hpu.edu/visit