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Fall Orientation

Move-in Day for Waterfront Lofts and Hawaii Loa Campus: Wednesday, August 19, 2020 


  • Wednesday, August 19, 2020 (5:30pm - 8:00pm)
  • Thursday, August 20, 2020 (8:00am - 4:00pm)
  • Friday, August 21, 2020 (8:00am - 4:00pm)
  • OPTIONAL EVENTS: Saturday, August 22, 2020 (8:00am - 10:00pm)
  • Please note these timeframes are tentative and the final schedule will be made available, via the app "Guidebook", in August 2020.

LOCATION: Aloha Tower Marketplace and Waterfront Plaza

Schedule: HPU's Guide to Passport Week has gone mobile! Download "Guidebook" via the App Store or Google Play to access the most up-to-date information about this event, including schedules, maps, and much more. The HPU orientation guide, "Passport Week: HPU Fall 2020 New Student Orientation," will be available in August 2020.

Registration for Passport Week: Fall 2020 New Student Orientation will be live on June 1, 2020. Simply click on the registration link on the left for instructions. Registration closes on August 3, 2020 at 5pm HST.

Students will check into orienation at the Orientation Check-In Tent beginning on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 (time TBD). At this time, students will receive their orientaiton name badge and other welcome items. Check-in is located at Aloha Tower Marketplace (1 Aloha Tower Drive, Honolulu, HI 96813).

All new, full-time undergraduate students are charged a one-time fall new student orientation fee of $150. This amount is charged to students' accounts in July. New freshmen, transfer and visiting international students are required to attend new student orientation. Students will receive a lanyard, name badge, lei, and new student t-shirt upon check in at orientation. This fee also includes some meals, transportation, and participation in various required and optional activities throughout the event.

Family members/guests are welcome to attend fall new student orientation and register for the Parent and Family orientation; however, it is not required. Registration includes a lanyard/name badge and attendance at the kick-off reception on Wednesday evening and events and sessions on Thursday. More information about this registration process will be emailed at a later date.

New students and guests are welcome to drive and park at Aloha Tower Marketplace for orientation. HPU will provide discounted parking validation in Piers 5&6 parking lot during the orientation program dates. Please review the parking information and validation details below:

  • Drivers MUST park in Piers 5&6 parking lot (see ATM parking map). Parking will NOT be validated for those parked in valet or Irwin Park parking lots.
  • Parking validation can be picked up at either the orientation check-in tent (Wednesday only) or the Welcome Center (Wednesday-Friday of orientation only) at ATM.
  • Parking Validation types:
    • 6 hour - first hour is free, $2 each subsequent hour, up to 6 hours
    • 12 hour - $10 flat rate up to 12 hours