Tuition and Fees

Fall 2021, Summer 2021 & Spring 2022

Resident
Fall and Spring Tuition $131 per credit
Summer Tuition $248 per credit
Student activity fee $1.50 per credit hour (Max: $15)
Student congress fee $0.50 per credit hour (Max: $5)
Publication fee $10
U-Pass (Transportation fee) $40

 

Non-Resident
Fall and Spring Tuition $345 per credit
Summer Tuition $357 per credit
Student activity fee $1.50 per credit hour (Max: $15)
Student congress fee $0.50 per credit hour (Max: $5)
Publication fee $10
U-Pass (Transportation fee) $40

 

Non-Resident Exemption Categories
Fall and Spring Tuition $131 per credit
Summer Tuition $248 per credit
Student activity fee $1.50 per credit hour (Max: $15)
Student congress fee $0.50 per credit hour (Max: $5)
Publication fee $10
U-Pass (Transportation fee) $40

(U.S. Military Personnel stationed in Hawai‘i on active duty and their authorized dependents; Members of the Hawai‘i National Guard & Hawai‘i-Based Reserves; Full-Time Employees of the University of Hawai‘i and their spouses and legal dependents; East-West Center student grantees pursuing baccalaureate or advanced degrees; Native Hawaiians)

 

Pacific Isle Institution Non-Resident Exemption
Fall and Spring Tuition $196.50 per credit
Summer Tuition $302.50 per credit
Student activity fee $1.50 per credit hour (Max: $15)
Student congress fee $0.50 per credit hour (Max: $5)
Publication fee $10
U-Pass (Transportation fee) $40

 

Tuition Rates

The tuition rates for resident and nonresident by credit and full-time status can be found at the University of Hawaiʻi Tuition Schedule web site.

Student Fees

  • Student Activity Fees are $1.50 per credit hour, not to exceed $15
  • Student Congress Fees are $0.50 per credit hour, not to exceed $5
  • Publication: $10
  • U-Pass (Transportation fee): $40 per semester, not available in summer

Change of Registration: $5 – Students making in-person changes to their class schedule (including adding or dropping a class and changing grade modes) on or after the first day of instruction. Online registration changes will not incur this fee.

Late Registration – Students who register on or after the first day of instruction. This fee is applicable even when registering for special term classes beginning later in the semester.

  • Spring or Fall: $30 (as of the first day of instruction)
  • Summer: $10 (as of the first day of instruction)

Failure to Pay Fees

Failure to pay student fees will result in a financial obligation hold placed upon your account. If you have a balance equal to or less than $200.00, your financial obligation hold will allow for registration changes, however, it will prevent you from requesting transcripts and obtaining diplomas/certificates. If you have a balance greater than $200.00, your financial obligation hold will prevent you from any future registration changes, requesting an official transcript, and obtaining diplomas/certificates.”

Fee Refunds

Full refund of student activity, publication, UPass, and professional program fees are given for complete withdrawal from all of your class(es) in the University of Hawai‘i System before instruction starts or within the first week of instruction.

Note: UPass fee will be assessed to all students taking at least one in-person class at Kapi‘olani Community College. Students with the discounted U-PASS for disabilities, senior citizens, or high school students participating in Dual Enrollment are able to request the fee to be waived by contacting the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs office at kapvcsa@hawaii.edu.

Full Refunds & Withdrawal Dates

 

Spring 2021:

  • For semester-length classes:
    • Last day for 100% tuition refund: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
    • Last day for 50% tuition refund and to withdraw online without a “W”: Wednesday, February 03, 2021
    • Last day to withdraw online with “W” and to change to credit/no credit or audit grade option: Monday, March 29, 2021
  • Deadlines for modular classes (classes outside of semester-length dates):
    • Classes greater than 10 days in length: Tuition refund period is the first 20% of the instructional period, which includes all calendar days from the first day of instruction, ending on the last day of instruction; 100% tuition refund during the late registration period and then 50% refund for the remaining week(s) of the refund period.
    • Classes 10 days or less in length: No refunds will be given except before the first day of instruction.
    • Refer to specific class’s CRN on class availability to get refund and withdrawal deadlines.

 

Fall 2021:

  • For semester-length classes:
    • Last day for 100% tuition refund: Tuesday, August 31, 2021
    • Last day for 50% tuition refund and to withdraw online without a “W”: Tuesday, September 14, 2021
    • Last day to withdraw online with “W” and to change to credit/no credit or audit grade option: Monday, November 01, 2021
  • Deadlines for Modular Classes (Classes outside of semester-length dates):
    • Classes greater than 10 days in length: Tuition refund period is the first 20% of the instructional period, which includes all calendar days from the first day of instruction, ending on the last day of instruction; 100% tuition refund during the late registration period and then 50% refund for the remaining week(s) of the refund period.
    • Classes 10 days or less in length: No refunds will be given except before the first day of instruction.
    • Refer to specific class’s CRN on class availability to get refund and withdrawal deadlines.

 

Switching Class Sections

Adding or dropping classes will be subject to the appropriate refund schedule.

 

Failure to Officially Drop a Class

You will not be dis-enrolled from classes if you register after any published tuition deadline. If you have not paid for tuition/fees, did not officially drop a class that you have stopped attending, or never attended:

  • You will be held responsible for payment of the tuition/fees unless you drop your classes within the stated refund deadlines for each class;
  • A financial obligation hold will be placed on your record (after 30 days of the start of the instruction), even if you do not attend the class;
  • You will receive a failing grade for the class.

For more information about tuition and fees, see Cost of Attendance.

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