undergraduate NEW STUDENTS

  • First-year students, transfers, and visiting/exchange students are required to participate in orientation. The orientation fee is automatically applied to students' HPU accounts.
  • Program registration is not required. However, if students require specific accommodations (e.g., dietary, physical), please submit this form by 5pm HST on Friday, August 4, 2023.
  • Participation Waiver and Photo Release: The orientation staff will ask you to fill out the participation waiver form at your first group meeting. To view the waiver prior, please click on the link. 
  • Optional weekend activity sign ups will be provided later this month. Email communications will be sent out. 
  • Reminder: Part-time, military campus, special status, and non-degree students, as well as those pursing an associates, post-baccalaureate, or graduate degrees are NOT required to participate in this orientation program.


  • Registration is required for parents and family members who would like to attend the Parent and Family Member Orientation Program (August 24 - August 25).
  • Registration Fee: $100.00 per person
  • To register on Eventbrite, click here. The deadline to register is 5pm HST on Friday, August 4. 


  • All new graduate students are invited to participated in the orientation program. 

  • For those enrolled in on-line graduate degrees, an opportunity to participate remotely or in person is offered. An orientation fee is automatically placed on all students’ accounts so all students are encouraged to attend.

  • Registration information will be emailed to new graduate students.