As an international student, you must complete and submit the following documents to the Admissions & Records Office by the application deadline below. Should you have any questions, please email the Admissions & Records Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As an international student, you must submit the University of Hawai`i System Application Form and all required admission documents to our Admissions & Records Office by the following deadlines:
Once all documents are received, an admissions decision will be made. If accepted, an acceptance letter and a Form I-20 will be mailed to you. You will need the Form I-20 to apply for a student VISA (F-1) through the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in your Country.
SEVIS Fee Requirement
Effective September 1, 2004, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires the collection of a fee from new international students. The fee helps cover operational costs of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). SEVIS is a central computerized system that maintains and manages data concerning international students during their stay in the United States.
Effective October 27, 2008, the fee is increased to U.S. $200.00.
For complete information on who needs to pay the fee (or does not need to) see the SEVIS website at https://www.fmjfee.com. There is a complete list of questions and answers on all aspects of SEVIS I-901 fee payment.
Program Major Selection & Credit Load
Your selection of a program major is a very important decision and will determine your length of stay in the United States as well as your career goals. As an international student, you will be required to take a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester toward your program.
Student Health Insurance
Housing & Transportation
The college does not maintain any dormitories or housing facilities. It is recommended that you make housing arrangements prior to your arrival on Kaua`i. Public transportation serving the island is limited. You will be responsible for arranging transportation to and from campus.