Monday, April 11, 2016

April 12, 2016: Announcements

Commencement volunteers needed
The Spring Commencement ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, May 12, at the Blaisdell Arena. There is no way the university could honor and recognize the achievements of its graduates without the help of dedicated faculty, staff and student volunteers. If you are available to help, please sign up for a shift here. More information here or contact the Commencement Planning Committee at

On-campus housing available
Still looking for on-campus housing for summer 2016 and/or academic year 2016-2017? Apply for the Waterfront Lofts. Details here; the application is on HPU Pipeline. Questions? Call 808-236-3540 or email

HPU Libraries workshops
·         Cite in a snap: Learn how to create a bibliography in a snap! Workshops on Zotero and EndNote Basic, free easy-to-use tools that help you collect, organize, share, and cite your research resources. Sessions every Tuesday, Downtown, 10 a.m., and 3 p.m. Registration here. If you can’t make it on a Tuesday, email for an appointment.  
·         Be a master: Join the workshop series, including free snacks and useful knowledge. Open to anyone who wants to master the skills needed for successful information retrieval in a variety of disciplines. Sessions are held mostly on Thursdays, 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Details and registration here.

Call for abstracts: Hawaii Public Health (HPH) Conference
HPU faculty and students are invited to submit abstracts by May 31, 2016, for the 2016 HPH Conference, which will be held at Aloha Tower Marketplace on Oct. 13-14. Abstract guidelines here and information on the conference here. Questions? Contact HPH conference chair and Assistant Professor, HPU department of Public Health, Christian Gloria, Ph.D., CHES,        

Cheer team tryouts
University athletics Cheer team tryouts will be on Sun, April 24, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., at Island Elite Cheer Gym: 2216 Kaluaopalena St. Honolulu, HI 96819. Video tryouts are also accepted until April 22. For the tryout packet and more information, go here or contact Follow the team on social media @hpucheer Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

Get credit for Summer
HPU is offering more than 300 on-campus and online courses this summer in eight accelerated sessions. You can get ahead and graduate faster! Plus, you can be considered for up to $3,000 in Special Summer 2016 Grant money, if your registration for summer school is complete before May 6, 2016! Two rounds of grants have already been awarded, so this is your last chance. Details here. Tuition schedule here. 

Fall/Winter registration opens tomorrow for new transfer students
Get the best selection of classes for Fall 2016 by registering now. You will need to pay the $200 non-refundable registration deposit and resolve any holds that will prevent you from registering for your classes. Check for holds on Campus Pipeline: Quick Links – Register Online – Check Your Registration Status. Registration schedule here. Web registration information and instructions for main campus courses here.

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