This message was shared with the scholars of the College of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa on August 22, 2022.
Aloha UH Mānoa college students,
I’m so pīhoihoi (excited) to welcome all of you again to our stunning campus as we begin the autumn 2022 semester. A lot has occurred over the past two and half years, and, to make it again up to now—a full return to on-campus instruction and actions—is a vital milestone.
Though the COVID-19 pandemic is just not fairly totally behind us, there are silver linings from the pandemic which have improved the scholar life expertise right here at UH Mānoa. We now supply extra on-line and hybrid programs in comparison with earlier than the pandemic, offering extra flexibility and modes of schooling.
We took full benefit of the previous two years to renovate buildings, pave campus roads, trim timber and far, rather more. The campus, already thought of one of the vital stunning in Hawaiʻi and the U.S., has by no means regarded higher. There are new amenities for our college students to take pleasure in, such because the state-of-the-art Life Sciences Constructing, and others on the best way, together with the Sinclair Pupil Success Heart.
Whether or not you’re a new or returning scholar, take full benefit of this era in your life and become involved! Be part of one among our many scholar organizations, search for alternatives to take part on this planet class analysis UH Mānoa is understood for, become involved in ʻāina and community-based initiatives, and attend a sporting occasion proper right here on campus. Cheer on the Rainbow Warriors soccer and Rainbow Wahine volleyball groups, and, subsequent semester, watch the two-time defending nationwide champions males’s volleyball staff. Be part of an intramural sports activities staff your self, catch a efficiency at Kennedy Theatre or Orvis Auditorium, think about finding out overseas for a semester, and the record goes on and on.
There are a variety of assets accessible to help your wellness and tutorial wants, and that will help you modify to school life. These assets embrace psychological well being providers, tutorial advising, tutoring, veteran providers, campus employment, profession planning and extra. Go to our Pupil Success web site for an summary of all of our applications.
I encourage everybody to attend right now’s annual Welina Mānoa: And the Journey Begins Kick-Off, a welcome again to highschool occasion from 3:30 to six p.m. at Campus Heart. It’s a campus broad useful resource honest with nice meals, leisure and prizes. Additionally, please maintain a watch out for the What’s up this week @Mānoa weekly electronic mail for UH Mānoa college students that can characteristic all you might want to know info, together with essential dates, campus occasions, alternatives and assets.
Sustain along with your research, keep centered on graduating on time and take advantage of your expertise right here at UH Mānoa. Like so lots of my colleagues, I bear in mind my school years as among the many greatest in my life, with friendships that persist even to this present day. I want the identical for all of you, and I do know that I converse for each one among our school, workers and directors after I say that we’re right here to help you each step of the best way on this thrilling journey!
UH Mānoa Provost