Monday, November 16, 2015

Nov. 17, 2015: Announcements

Cambodia Study Abroad donation drive this week
Associate Professor of Political Science James Primm, Ph.D., and students studying abroad this winter in Cambodia are holding a donation drive for the children of Cambodia from Nov. 16-20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Fort Street Mall. They are seeking children's clothes for all ages (no winter clothes), over the counter medicine, small toys, small books and especially school supplies. Old laptops will also be accepted. View the ThinkTech interview to learn more about the study abroad opportunity.

Senior Class Breakfast and Grad Fair
Graduating students are invited to two events on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Aloha Tower Marketplace Center Atrium. Starting at 10 a.m., enjoy food, fellowship, and giveaways at the Senior Class Breakfast. Stay for the 11 a.m. Grad Fair and gather career information, pick up your cap and gown, decorate your cap, take a senior class portrait, and more! RSVP by Wednesday, Nov. 25, here. More information here.

Order graduation regalia and announcements online
Reserve your regalia online through Nov. 22 and pay the bookstore upon pick up. Graduation announcements are also available to order. Go to the Herff Jones website here or click on the icon on the bookstore's website here. Questions? Contact the bookstore at 808-544-0290.

Fall Commencement is only a month away: Volunteers still needed
Volunteers are still needed for various shifts at the Thursday, Dec. 17, commencement ceremony at the Blaisdell Arena: Exhibition Hall/Arena Set Up, Line Leaders, Bag Check Room Attendants, and Concierge on Concourse. If you are available to help, please sign up for a shift here. More information here or email the planning committee at

Entire stock of regular-price fleece on sale
The holidays are just around the corner and what better time to get those Christmas gifts checked off your list than to come in and get cozy, snuggly sweatshirts and sweatpants at 25% off! Through Sat., Nov. 21, get your choice of Adidas, Champion, Jansport, League and Red Shirt fleece at great prices! Great colors and styles are waiting, so come early to get the best assortment. Shop at the Downtown and Hawaii Loa Bookstore locations.

Fall Financial Aid deadline Monday, Nov. 30
Reminder from the Office of Financial Aid: Students interested in receiving aid for the Fall semester should submit all documents by Mon., Nov. 30, 5 p.m.

On-Campus housing available at the Waterfront Lofts
Looking for on-campus housing for spring 2016 and summer 2016? Apply for the Waterfront Lofts today on your Pipeline account. Students have access to HPU spaces, activities, public transportation, and nearby retail and dining. More information here. Questions? Call Residence Life at 808-236-3540.

Spring 2016 registration is open
Get the best selection of classes for Spring 2016 by registering now! Be sure to resolve any registration holds that are preventing you from enrolling for next term. Check for holds on Campus Pipeline: Quick Links – Register Online – Check Your Registration Status. View the Registration schedule and policies here. View web registration procedures for main campus courses here. IMPORTANT: Summer 2016 registration has been delayed until Dec. 1.

Deadline for winter and spring internships
The deadline to register for winter internships is on Mon., Dec. 14, 2015, and for spring internships, it is Mon., Jan., 25, 2016. In some cases a general petition may be required. Students should check with the Career Services Center prior to starting any internship for academic credit.

James Vaughan Poetry Award call for submissions
The annual award celebrates local writers and the literary arts. This year's contest offers a $250 cash prize and publication in HPU's literary magazine Hawai‘i Pacific Review. Deadline: Dec. 30. More...

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