Why should I attend?

Participation in the New Student Orientation program (NSO) is highly recommended for freshmen and transfer students new to the University of Hawai'i at Manoa (UHM). The NSO program has been designed to help prepare incoming students for their first year at UHM by providing direction and access to resources.

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The student orientation program includes:
Insightful and helpful advice from current students, interaction with a new student orientation leader, a resource fair featuring various on-and-off programs and services, a campus tour, breakfast, lunch and snacks, how to schedule classes, get involved and make the most of your time at UHM, a chance to meet other students new to UHM

The parent orientation program includes:
Advice on navigating a new phase as you become members of the UHM community, opportunity to meet with current UHM students and faculty members, a chance to get your questions answered by campus resource representatives, a resource fair featuring various on-and-off campus programs and services, a campus tour, breakfast lunch and snacks, the opportunity to meet other parents