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Apply - Transfer Student

How to Apply: Transfer Student
(completed credit at another college and never attended Leeward)

1. Review Application Deadline and Residency Status

2. Submit an application

3. Request a Transcript Evaluation

If you want the coursework at a previous college to be considered towards your academic goal at Leeward, your transcript(s) need to be reviewed. Evaluating previous college credits is optional unless you are planning to receive financial aid or Veterans Administration benefits. More info on transcript evaluation.

1. Submit the Transcript Evaluation Request Form

2. Request all of the transcripts listed on the form be sent to the Admissions Office directly from the sending institution. Hand-carried, sealed transcripts are not accepted.

3. Be sure to declare Leeward CC as your "home institution" on the UH application.

4. Receive your Decision Letter

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

5. 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.

6. Determine Placement in English and math

Leeward uses a variety of ways to check your skill levels in English and math. Transfer student should talk to a counselor at (808) 455-0233 or email. Details on Placement Testing.

7. Attend the New Student Orientation (NSO)

To assist you in reaching your college goals, all students are required to participate in a New Student Orientation (NSO) session and to sign up for a counseling session. You will not be allowed to register for classes until you complete NSO and meet with a counselor.

NSO is offered "live" and online. More information.

 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!

8. Check out and apply for financial aid

9. Visit a counselor for academic advising

10. Prepare for Registration

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