MKC Newsletter : Vol 8

MKC Newsletter : Vol 8

Spring 2017 Registration Coming Soon

The Spring 2017 Schedule of Classes will be online on October 23, 2016.

Spring 2017 registration for continuing students will begin on November 7, 2016. The specific date you may begin to register is assigned based on your student standing. You may check your date and total credits on the “Check My Registration Status” page in MyUH, More information:

Payment Deadline: 4:00pm (HST) on Friday, December 9, 2016

After reviewing the Spring 2017 Schedule of Classes, meet with a Counselor early to avoid the rush! Visit the Maida Kamber Center in ‘Ilima 104 during walk-in hours: M-Th from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.


STAR. A UH Mānoa Innovation


Review Your STAR Degree Pathway

After registering for your Spring 2017 classes, review your STAR Degree Pathway to check on whether your courses apply to your degree. To access your STAR Degree Pathway, and review your courses, follow the instructions below:

  1. Visit
  2. Login with your UH username and password
  3. Review your STAR Academic Essentials. If you see any classes in the far right column under “Courses Not Yet Classified,” you may be registered for classes that do not count toward your major.

As a reminder, for students who receive financial aid, courses that do not apply to your major may not be eligible for financial aid funding. If you have questions on whether classes count toward your major, or if you’re uncertain if you are in the right major, meet with a Counselor in the Maida Kamber Center.


HCF Amplify the Power of Giving

Hawai‘i Community Foundation 2017-2018 Scholarships

Deadline to Apply: January 31, 2017 at 4 PM (HST)

Hawai‘i Community Foundation has over $4 million in scholarships. Complete the online application which will be available starting November 15, 2016. See flyer for details. You may also visit for details on how to apply.



Manoa Graduates

Attend the UH Mānoa Transfer Fair

Monday, October 24th | 10 AM – 12:30 PM | ‘Ohia Cafeteria


  • College of Social Sciences
  • College of Arts & Humanities
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature
  • College of Natural Sciences (Physical Sciences)
  • Department of Information and Computer Sciences
  • College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
  • Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work
  • School of Architecture
  • School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
  • School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
  • School of Pacific & Asian Studies
  • School of Travel Industry Management
  • Shidler College of Business
  • Honors Program
  • Pre-Health, Pre-Law Advising Center



Find What Inspires You at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo

If you are interested in learning more about the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo and potentially joining us on Hawai‘i Island, stop by for transfer advising with Admissions Counselor, Amber Manini at the Maida Kamber Center.

Transfer advising is available on Wednesdays from 10 AM – 2 PM.

To book an appointment visit or email Amber at For more information about the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo visit




Most New Job Openings Nationwide

Check out occupations with the most new job openings projected through the year 2024, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. Click on each occupation to learn more. Engaging in career exploration is an important part of your college experience! The Counselors at the Maida Kamber Center are here to support you through the career exploration process.

Attend a Secrets of Success Career Exploration workshop.


New Media Arts student work

New Media Arts Program Information Session

Friday, October 21st | 2:00 – 3:30 PM | Kopiko 202

For those students interested in learning more about the Animation and Interface Design tracks of the New Media Arts program, please attend this in-depth information session.  Faculty will explain the details of the program, and we’ll also go over student work and answer all questions.




Mark Your Calendars!

Important dates and deadlines, including career exploration and transfer workshops, fairs and campus visits by 4-year college and university representatives can be found in the Maida Kamber Center calendar (scroll to bottom of the page).

Thursday, November 3rd is the last day to withdraw online from Fall 2016 full semester classes, to change to credit/no credit grade option, and to request audit grade option. We encourage you to discuss your options with a counselor. Visit the Maida Kamber Center in ‘Ilima 104 during walk-in hours: M-Th from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

If you are receiving financial aid, you may want to consult with the Financial Aid Office to see how withdrawing from classes may affect your financial aid eligibility. Visit ‘Ilima 102, M – F from 8 AM – 4 PM. You may also email or phone 808-734-9537.


Come Visit Us at MKC!

  • Room: ‘Ilima 104
  • Email:
  • Phone: 808.734.9500
  • Monday-Thursday: 8:30am – 4:30 pm (Closed holidays and weekends)

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