Congratulations on your acceptance to Chaminade University of Honolulu! As a newly accepted Silversword, we want to help you on your journey to Chaminade. Follow the checklist below and view upcoming accepted events to get you started.
WHAT TO DO NOW:
1 – Say “YES” to your offer of admission
Submit your $200 enrollment deposit and secure your spot for the upcoming class.
2 – Create a Chaminade Student Self-Service Portal account and email
After you deposit, check your email for your ID number and password instructions, then visit Self-Service and Student Gmail to set up your account.
3 – Review your financial aid award via your Student Self-Service Portal
Know more about tuition payment, how to pay, and other other financing options like monthly tuition payment plans.
4 – Request to get credits evaluated
Request to get your credits evaluated if one or more of the following apply to you:
- Transferring from another college or university
- Participated in Running Start or Early College while in high school and took college-level coursework
- Took AP, IB, or CLEP tests and received scores eligible for credit
Notes: Your official college transcript(s) must be sent to the Admissions Office at [email protected] in addition to submitting the request form to receive an evaluation.
AP and CLEP scores need to be requested directly from College Board directly to Chaminade University to receive an evaluation of these scores. Scores on a high school transcript will not be accepted.
IB scores can be requested through the student’s account and select Chaminade University to receive the scores. Instructions can be found here.
5 – Attend a Chaminade accepted event
Get to know Chaminade and your new home by signing up for a campus tour, attending Admitted Student Day, or connecting with an admissions counselor through Coffee & Conversation.
6 – Check out on-campus housing
If you are planning to live on-campus, check out the different housing options. Each hall has a 360-degree view of the rooms to give you a better idea of the space. Housing space is limited; interested students are encouraged to apply early.
May 15 – Housing application opens for new students
June 14 – Housing application deadline
7 – Get Silversword gear
Represent Chaminade by purchasing Chaminade Silversword gear.
8 – Connect with a current student
Use our chat feature to get a student’s perspective of life on and around campus.
9 – Join the New Student Group Chat
Use the GroupMe link to meet other new students entering for the Fall 2024 term!
Once committed to Chaminade, attend a Meet & Greet! You will get to meet your advisor, pick up your schedule, have a chance to connect with financial aid, tour campus, learn about housing, and learn how to pay your tuition — everything you need to know to be ready for the fall semester.
Meet & Greet Dates:
Wednesday, June 26
Thursday, July 1
Tuesday, July 23
Wednesday, August 7
Look out for a personalized invite in your inbox in May to sign up.
Living on campus is not required; however, the full campus experience can be best complemented by residing in student housing.
Commuting to campus? Learn about transportation options, costs to park on-campus, or how to get a reduced bus pass, the U-PASS.
- Definition of official – Sent directly from school, registrar, counselor, or agency.
- Definition of unofficial – Sent from student
Email: [email protected]
Mail to: Chaminade University of Honolulu – 3140 Waialae Ave – Honolulu, HI 96816
- Your academic advisor will contact you once they register you for your classes.
- For the best placement into your classes, submit your final admissions documents prior to meeting with your advisor
For fall semester enrollment, your first bill will be emailed to you after July 1. You will also be able to view your account and financial aid award information in Student Self-Service. Check your student email for important reminders.
Ways to pay for tuition:
- Payment in full of net amount due (Online, Check, or payment in person)
- Enroll in a tuition payment plan (See Monthly Tuition Payment Plan details below)
- Financial aid awards and/or loans
- Military Education Benefits (including Tuition Assistance or VA Benefits)
- Tuition waivers
- Third-party payment
Monthly Tuition Payment Plan
If you elect to pay tuition in monthly increments, you may enroll in a tuition payment plan via Student Self-Service. The Day Undergraduate Tuition Payment Plan allows you to pay for the current semester using four (4) monthly installments. There is an enrollment fee of $55 per term, but no monthly finance charges. Open enrollment for the fall semester tuition payment plan begins July 1st.
For more information, contact the Business Office at (808) 735-4898 or 735-4756.
- Review the State of Hawai’i and Chaminade University health clearance requirements carefully.
- Health forms are due prior to the start of the academic year
- Students living in residence halls, international students, and intercollegiate athletes are required to submit documentation of their health insurance coverage
Meet with faculty, connect with new Silverswords and learn about the many resources, services and opportunities available to you, making your transition to Chaminade as smooth as possible.
- Get Silversword ready!
- Thursday, August 15 – Housing Move-In (for new students)
- Friday, August 16 – New Student Orientation
- Monday, August 19 – First day of Fall 2024 semester
ATTEND AN ACCEPTED EVENT
SHADOW A SILVERSWORD
March 4 – 8, 2024
See what it’s like to be a student at Chaminade! Join us for the day where you’ll sit in on a class, eat in our Silversword Café, meet a faculty member in your desired field, and go on a campus tour.
Day-of schedules will be unique to each student and will be sent out prior to your Shadow a Silversword day.
ADMITTED STUDENT DAY
Saturday, April 6, 2024
Discover what it’s like to be part of the Chaminade ‘ohana—see why our students call Chaminade home. Connect with faculty and staff, meet with current and incoming students, tour the campus, and learn more about the next steps in the enrollment process.
Find out what you can expect at Admitted Student Day here.
MYSTICAL ROSE ORATORY MASS
Sunday, April 7, 2024 (optional)
Here the day after Admitted Student day? Attend mass at Chaminade’s Mystical Rose Oratory (MRO). We welcome those of all faiths to celebrate our Sunday Eucharist at the Mystical Rose located on our beautiful hillside campus. Our hour-long mass will follow with light refreshment, coffee, and fellowship.
Get to Know Us
Connect With Us
Share your story on social media using #SwordNation. Don’t forget to tag Chaminade University.