Some of the things you will be able to do during Orientation include:

  • Move in to your on-campus or off-campus residence
  • Meet other students from your country and from around the world
  • Get your required TB test
  • Get your UH Hilo ID card
  • Talk to an advisor about class registration
  • Register for classes or make changes in your class schedule
  • Take English placement assessment tests
  • Buy books for your classes
  • Buy items you need (such as sheets, cell phone, etc.)
  • Open a bank account
  • Get a tour of campus
  • Learn about campus services and resources such as the Library, computer labs, tutoring, etc.
  • Find out about how to apply for a job on campus
  • Learn about safety on campus
  • Get health insurance if you do not already have it
  • Learn about student clubs and opportunities for interships
  • Get a Social Security number (if you are from one of the Compact of Free Association nations or if you get a job on-campus)
  • Get a tour of Hilo
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13: On-Campus Orientation