Student Veterans at UH Mānoa

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) welcomes and values its veterans, active duty military and dependent students. We are pleased to assist you in making a smooth transition from military life to that of a student.

Our Vets

UHM's mission is to provide an affordable, high quality educational opportunity to our culturally and ethnically diverse veteran population to enhance their professionalism, skills and abilities. We are committed to broaden the value of their military experiences and transition them into the community, civilian life and career to produce highly successful, productive members of society.

We here at UHM Value, Encourage, Train, Educate, Respect, Assist, and Nurture our vets.

OVSS News and Events

2016 Annual Veterans Conference: Transitioning Beyond

2016 Annual Veterans Conference

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
UH Mānoa Campus Center Ballroom

View details in News & Events >>


Register Here >>


News and Events >>

Learn about current and upcoming news and events for student veterans.

View information about past events in our news and events archive.

VA Educational
Benefits >>

Learn more about Veterans Affairs (VA) educational benefits UH Mānoa offers for veterans, and dependents, and active duty members.

"Vet 2 Vet" Mentorship Program >>

The "Vet 2 Vet" Mentorship Program provides individual guidance and support to each veteran student participant over the course of his or her transition process into the university setting.

Mānoa Campus Resources >>

Locate links and contact information for numerous UH Mānoa campus resources that may be of benefit to you.

Resources >>

Browse helpful links to websites for numerous community and federal resources.

About The Office of Veteran Student Services (OVSS) >>

Learn more about the UH Mānoa's Office of Veteran Student Services (OVSS).

Photo Gallery

Student veterans from HPU, LCC and UHM came together to visit with the Secretary of Veteran Affairs,
Eric Shinseki, after his visit with UHM administration [September 2013].

Secretary of the Department of Veteran Affairs, Eric Shinseki, addresses Hawaiʻi's student veterans.
Secretary of the Department of Veteran Affairs, Eric Shinseki, addresses Hawaiʻi's student veterans.