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Parent Relations

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Orientation Leaders
Orientation Leaders
Learn more about the Orientation Leader position.  Orientation Leaders (OLs) are returning students who serve as role models, leaders, and resources for new students and their family members.  Apply now to be an OL online.
Traveling to HPU
Traveling to HPU
Plan ahead and make sure all your travel needs are addressed. Visit our orientation Traveling to HPU page for information on:

  • Hotel and Temporary Accommodations Guide
  • Hawaiian Airlines Affiliate Program
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Traveling on Oahu
  • Campus Parking
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Orientation Slide Show

New Student Orientation welcomes new students and families to Hawai‘i Pacific University.  Orientation supports students and families during this transition by providing opportunities to meet others, prepare for the academic year, and become familiar with the University community, resources, academic expectations and student responsibilities.  

Fall 2016 Passport Week: New Student Orientation

August 23 to August 27, 2016
Join students, faculty, and staff to learn about campus resources for your college success.  New Student Orientation is mandatory for all new full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates, including freshman, transfer and visiting students. 

Everything you need to know can be found in the Fall 2016 Passport Booklet.

  • Family Orientation dates are August 23 and August 24.
  • Shark Service day will be August 27.

For more information on Fall 2016 Passport Week: New Student Orientation, click here

Spring 2017 New Student Orientation

Friday, January 13, 2017

Spring New Student Orientation introduces students to resources, faculty, staff, and returning students to encourage student success.  Orientation is required for all new full-time, degree-seeking, including freshman, transfer and visiting students. Spring 2017 Orientation information.

  • Registration will open in Novmeber 2016.  To register, log onto Click on the New Student tab.
  • Students are permitted to bring one guest. Please make sure to register your guest.
Graduate Student Orientations

Open to new graduate students enrolled in the upcoming term. Graduate Student Orientation information.

Frequently Asked Questions

For additional information on orientation, please visit our Frequently Asked Orientation Questions page.

Parent Resources
Parent Resources

Parent Orientation

Parent Facebook Group

Frequently Asked Questions

Tips from HPU Students to Parents

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Academic Advising for Parents

Financial Aid and Parent Plus Loans

HPU Student Handbook

New Student Orientation Calendar