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Apply - Military, Dependent or Veteran

How to Apply: Active Duty Military, Military Dependent, Veteran, Hawaii-Based National Guard

1. Review Application Deadlines

2. Submit an application

  • Apply online
  • Print and submit necessary documents from the online application site for military or veteran verification.

3. Receive your Decision Email

You'll receive an email that informs you if your application has been accepted or denied. If accepted, the email will also include important information on your first steps to enrolling, including New Student Orientation.

4. Sign up for your UH account

Go to and click on "Get A UH Username" on the right side of the page. Follow the directions on the web pages to get your user name and password. This account is needed to register for classes, establishes your “” email account and for is used for many other transactions.

5. Determine if you need to take the Placement Tests

Leeward uses a variety of ways to check your skill levels in English and math, to help place you in English and math courses in which you are most likely to succeed. Details.

6. Attend the New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation (NSO) is mandatory for all recent high school grads. Transfer and returning students are welcomed and encouraged to attend!

If you are planning to take online courses, the Distance Education page has additional resources you'll need to succeed online. Also, join our online community for distance education students!

7. Check out and apply for financial aid.

8. Visit our counseling office for academic advising.

9. Prepare for Registration

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