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Mānoa Academy Online Summer 2018

Mānoa Academy Online is an innovative statewide program that provides select Hawaiʻi high school juniors and seniors with an authentic college experience. Offered by the College of Social Sciences, students are presented with a suite of University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UH Mānoa) online course offerings* available from a broad range of disciplines. Through the program, students gain college-level academic preparedness and increased access to courses that are not readily available in the high school.

*For information on how these courses may meet dual-credit requirements, students are advised to consult with their high school counselor.

Summer 2018 Term Dates: July 2 – August 10

  • Applications are currently closed.

Late applications may be accepted on a space-available basis. Please contact the Academy regarding late applications.

  • June 15th: Health Clearance Deadline
  • July 5th: Last Day to Register and Payment Deadline

Tuition is $453 per credit

Summer 2018 Course Options

  • JOUR 150 The Media and Society (3 credits) Communications media in theory and practice. Development, role, influence; rights, responsibilities, problems, issues, and trends. DS
  • PSY 100 Survey of Psychology (3 credits) An overview of the field: psychophysiology, perception, learning, cognition, stress, personality, social psychology. DS
  • SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology (3 credits) Basic social relationships, social structures, and processes. DS

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Admissions Requirements

Any public school, charter school, or private high school junior or senior is considered to be eligible within the state of Hawaiʻi who: is under the age of 21 as of September 1st of the school year in which the college course is taken. All students applying for the Mānoa Academy must meet the admissions requirements. It is highly recommended that you visit the Admissions Office website for admissions requirements and deadlines before starting the application process:

1. 2.8 Cumulative GPA

2. Standardized Test Scores (PSAT, SAT, or ACT)

  • SAT: 510/510 Critical Reading/Math
  • ACT: 22/22/22 English/Math/Composite

3. High school transcripts

Admissions Checklist

  • Applications are currently closed.

1. Download and complete the Mānoa Academy Consent Form

  • Download the Mānoa Academy Consent Form (pdf)
  • Applications for the Mānoa Academy will not be reviewed until the Consent Form is submitted.

2. Complete the University of Hawaiʻi Application

  • Access the UH application
  • Consult the Application Tips (pdf) and Application Worksheet (pdf) before logging on
  • Select UH Mānoa Main Campus
  • In a comment box, please indicate that you are applying for Mānoa Academy
  • If submitting high school transcripts with this application, there is no need to complete the "Self-Reported" section of the application

3. Application Fee: $70

The application fee is nonrefundable and nontransferable and valid only for the semester indicated on the application. You may also send a money order or check payable to the University of Hawaiʻi or download the credit card authorization form.

  • Mānoa Academy students in good standing will not have to reapply or pay another application fee
  • An Application Fee Waiver (pdf) may be requested
  • If you are applying for a waiver, complete the University of Hawaiʻi Application until the payment portion

4. Submit Test Scores

SAT or ACT scores must be submitted through the Self-Reported Application. The initial admissions decision will be based on this information. You may forward your test scores to UH Mānoa at any time. Our college codes are SAT 4867 and ACT 0902. Upon request from the Office of Admissions, official scores must be submitted directly to UH Mānoa from the testing agency for validation and/or scholarships. Ask your high school counselor for more information on testing locations and deadlines or visit the SAT website or the ACT website.

5. Complete Additional Mānoa Academy Forms

Upon admissions, students will be sent additional information and forms including program questionnaires to complete.

Mānoa Academy: Enrollment Checklist

Congratulations! Once you've been admitted, follow these steps to enroll.

1. Complete Health Clearance Form

Health Clearance Requirements are:

  • MMR - 2 doses - Submit your Measles/Mumps/Rubella vaccination record or the results of an antibody test administered by a licensed healthcare professional
  • Tuberculosis Test - Submit your results from a TB test administered by a licensed healthcare professional

Submit your Health Clearance Form:

University Health Services Mānoa
1710 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
or Fax: (808) 956-3583
or Submit completed form via UH File Drop - Recipient: UHSM

2. Create your MyUH Account

Must have your UH Number. Your UH Number should be in the acceptance letter sent to you. Get a UH Username in order to access:

  • Your UH Mānoa Gmail email account
  • MyUH Services - account information, financial information (including payments), student services, etc.
  • Laulima – Learning & Collaboration server

3. Payment of Tuition and Fees

Tuition is $453 per credit.

Before the first day of class, connect to MyUH and confirm your enrollment in your course(s), verify that your payment has been processed, and check for any course changes. A receipt will NOT be mailed to you.

4. Get your Mānoa One Card (Optional)

  • Must have registered for UH Mānoa class(es) and have established a UH email account.
  • Phone: (808) 956-7236 - Email:


Fill out the Mānoa Academy Registration Form (pdf) and submit via:

  • Email to from your UH email account
  • Mail to Mānoa Academy College of Social Sciences:
    University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
    2500 Campus Road, Hawaiʻi Hall 310
    Honolulu, HI 96822

*You will receive an email registration confirmation a few days prior to the start of the term. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact the Academy immediately.

Student Support

If you have any questions, please contact:


  • The application fee is nonrefundable and nontransferable and valid only for the first semester. A student who enrolls and successfully passes an Academy course that first semester will remain in the program and will not need to submit another application or fee for enrollment as a Fall Mānoa entering freshman.
  • A student who fails to earn a grade of C or higher may be removed from the Mānoa Academy at the Academy’s discretion. Once removed, the student must reapply for the Academy and/or admission to UH Mānoa and pay the application fee.
  • Failure to maintain at least a Mānoa Academy 2.0 GPA (2.75 for College of Education majors; and 2.5 for KRS majors) will result in the student being ineligible for financial aid upon enrollment at Mānoa as a freshman (until such time as the student's GPA rises to meet the minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress standards).
  • If the student does not successfully complete the dual credit course(s), the student may not meet high school graduation requirements. The grade received will be permanently on the student’s transcript.
  • As this program is strictly online, the student must have access to reliable computer and internet access throughout the course dates.