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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 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.

5. Sign up for a UH account

This account is needed to register for classes, establishes your “hawaii.edu” email account and for is used for many other transactions.
Go to: MyUH portal
- Click on "Get a User Name" on the upper left to establish your account.
- Follow the directions on the web pages to get your user name and password.

6. Determine if you need to take the COMPASS Placement Tests

If you have already completed college English or math courses with a C or better grade, please schedule an appointment with a counselor at (808) 455-0233 or email leeward [at] hawaii [dot] edu. Details on COMPASS.

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 iLearn@Leeward site 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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