How to Apply: Returning Student
(completed credit at Leeward, but has been away for at least one semester)
1. Review Application Deadline and Residency Status
2. Submit an application
3. Receive your Decision Letter
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. Check your UH account
Go to https://www.hawaii.edu/
5. Determine if you need to take 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. You can also contact a counselor at (808) 455-0233.
6. Attend the New Student Orientation (NSO)
NSO is a great way to learn about the College, its programs, services and activities! Check the NSO page as directed in your acceptance email to see if you're required to attend
If you are planning to take online courses, the iLearn@Leeward site 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. Prepare for Registration
- Placement Tests and the Test Center
- health clearance requirements
- registering for classes
- finding classes
- paying tuition and fees
- buying books
- attending classes
If you have any questions, please give us a call or stop by for help.