Student Fall Schedule

The student schedule runs across 3 required and 1 optional day during the week before classes. These sessions and events provide opportunities for new students to learn about the university, meet faculty and staff, develop relationships, and explore the island. Below is a tentative, general schedule. A comprehensive schedule will be available on the free Guidebook app, (search for "Passport Week 2018: New Student Orientation"), and at check-in. Listed events noted with an asterisk (*) require pre-registration and/or pre-payment.

Tentative Schedule: Fall 2018

8:00 A.M. Take Care of University Business

10:00 A.M. Move-In begins for students residing at the Hawaii Loa Campus and Waterfront Lofts at Aloha Tower Marketplace

2:00 P.m. International Student Mandatory Immigration Session with the Office of International Students and Scholars

2:00 P.M. J1 Exchange Program Orientation

4:00 p.m. Housing & Residence Life: Safety Meeting for Waterfront Lofts Residents Only

5:00 p.m. Transportation to Aloha Tower Marketplace from Hawaii Loa Campus

5:30 p.m. Passport Week Check In and Registration

6:00 p.m. Passport Week Kick-Off

  • Welcome from President John Gotanda
  • Meeting with Orientation Leader/Peer Mentor Group
  • Family Welcome and Meet and Greet with Academic Deans, Faculty and Staff
  • Annual Candle Lighting Ceremony

8:00 p.m. Transportation to Hawaii Loa Campus from Aloha Tower Marketplace

7:00 A.M. Housing & Residence Life: Safety Meeting for Hawaii Loa Residents Only

8:00 a.m. Transportation to Aloha Tower Marketplace from Hawaii Loa Campus

9:00 a.m. University Convocation

9:45 a.m. Student Life Session

11:45 a.m. Campus Tour and Lunch with Orientation Leaders

1:00 p.m. Academic Life Session

3:30 P.m. E Komo Mai Reception (Freshmen Only)

3:30 P.m. Transfer Social Reception (Transfers Only)

4:00 P.m. International Student Mandatory Immigration Session with the Office of International Students and Scholars

5:00 P.M. International Student Welcome Reception (International Students Only)

5:30 p.m. Transportation to Hawaii Loa Campus from Aloha Tower Marketplace

5:30 P.M. Optional Activity: ESports Competition

8:30 P.M. Optional Activity: Trip to Bed, Bath and Beyond

8:30 P.M. Housing and Residence Life Activities

8:00 a.m. Transportation to Aloha Tower Marketplace from Hawaii Loa Campus

8:45 a.m. College Dean's Welcome

9:45 a.m. Explore Hawaii (Freshmen Only)

10:00 A.M. Student Breakout Sessions

12:00 p.m. Lunch break (on your own)

1:00 p.m. Student Breakout sessions

4:00 p.m. Take Care of University Business

6:00 p.m. Transportation to Hawaii Loa Campus from Aloha Tower Marketplace

8:00 P.M. Optional Activity: Silent Disco

8:00 P.M. Housing and Residence Life Activities

9:00 A.M. Optional Activity: Emerging Leader Program (by invitation only)

12:00 P.M. Optional Activity: Beach Day at Ala Moana

9:00 P.M. Optional Activity: Movie on the Lanai at Aloha Tower Marketplace - Black Panther

9:00 P.M. Housing and Residence Life Activities

Contact the Office of First Year Experience!

Phone: 808-544-1116

Email: readysetgo@hpu.edu

Address: 1 Aloha Tower Drive, Honolulu, HI 96813