Whether you’re returning to college or need a flexible schedule, Chaminade University offers multiple start dates throughout the year so you can apply as soon as you’re ready to start your online educational journey.
To make the application experience seamless, and to ensure your application receives the time and attention it deserves, be sure to meet the following requirements and deadlines.
Applicants must submit the following:
- A completed Chaminade University of Honolulu Application
- At least one official transcript is needed to receive an admissions decision. Please be sure to send official transcripts from all schools attended; either with your application for admission, or shortly after, to receive transfer credit.
If you are a military or veteran applicant (or family member), please visit our Military Students section for more information specific to military students and their families.
Your application will be reviewed for admission once all documents have been received by the Office of Admissions. You will be notified of the admissions decision by email and mail.
Health Requirements & Student Health Form
Students planning to attend on-ground courses must submit a Student Health Form prior to the first day of instruction. Tuberculosis clearance is necessary for class registration. All students born after 1957 are also required to show proof of immunization for measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR). Please download and print the health requirements form and submit your tuberculosis and MMR clearance to Chaminade University’s Student Services.
Note: Students who do not reside on the island of Oahu and plan to enroll in online courses are exempt from this policy.
Citizen and Visa Requirements
We accept applications from all U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, immigrants
All visa-related requirements are handled by Student Records Services, (808) 739-4600. This office issues I-20 Forms, required to obtaining an F-1/J-1 student visa in the student’s country of citizenship (to be done before arrival in the U.S.). At registration, students must provide a copy of the I-94 form (white card attached to passport) and the I-20 ID form issued at the port of entry. To maintain student visa status while in the U.S., international students must:
- Hold a valid passport
- Attend the school they’ve been authorized to attend
- Carry a full course load (9 credits)
- Apply for extension(s) if necessary
- Get authorization before accepting employment
- Report any address change(s) immediately
In addition to regular admission requirements, transcripts from institutions outside of the U.S. must be evaluated by one of the following organizations and sent to the Records office directly from the organization.