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The Office of Student Services (OSS) provides a variety of student services for the School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene from pre-admission to beyond graduation. The services of this office include: responding to inquiries, handling admissions, academic advisement, facilitation of scholarships/awards, monitoring progress toward degree and certification of graduation.

OSS also maintains and monitors records of student information required by clinical agencies affiliated with UHM nursing programs. Post-graduation services include verification of completion of degree requirements for licensure and board certifications.

Location

University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster 201
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-8939
Fax: (808) 956-5977
Email: nursing@hawaii.edu

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 8:00a.m. – 6:00p.m.
Closed on weekends and State holidays.

Walk-In Advising

Walk-in appointments are accepted Monday thru Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  For the advisors to best accommodate your needs, we advise you to call the office first to ensure advisor’s availability. We recommend you schedule a meeting with the advisor.

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Merle K. Koury, PhD
Office of Student Services Director & Associate Specialist

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 201B
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Phone: 808-956-6400
Fax: 808-956-5977
Email: mkoury@hawaii.edu


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Brian Akiyama, BA
Pre-Nursing and Pre-Dental Hygiene Advisor & Admissions Specialist

Contact for applicants to the High School Direct Entry in Nursing (HS-DEN), High School Direct Entry in Dental Hygiene (HS-DEDH) program and Bachelor of Science in nursing program.

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 201
Honolulu, HI 96822
Ph: 808-956-3794
Fax: 808-956-5977
Email: bsnurs@hawaii.edu (For Nursing)
bsdh@hawaii.edu (For Dental Hygiene)


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Jennica Megan Baldonado, BA
Undergraduate Program Advisor

Contact for enrolled nursing students in all undergraduate nursing programs.

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 201
Honolulu, HI 96822
Ph: 808-956-8452
Fax: 808-956-5977
Email: ugnurs1@hawaii.edu


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Miki Uyeshiro, MSCP
Undergraduate Program Advisor

Contact for enrolled High School Direct Entry in Nursing (HS-DEN) students.

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 201
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-6111
Fax: (808) 956-5977
Email: nursden@hawaii.edu


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Christopher P. Stutes, MLA
Graduate Entry Program in Nursing Coordinator

Contact for applicants and enrolled students in the Graduate Entry Program in Nursing (GEPN).

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 224
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-0445
Fax: (808) 956-5977
Email: gepn@hawaii.edu

 


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Raymond Jarman, PhD
Associate Specialist, Master of Science and PhD Program Advisor

Contact for applicants and enrolled students in the Master of Science and PhD programs.

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 201
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-3519
Fax: (808) 956-5977
Email: gradnurs@hawaii.edu (For Master of Science program)
phdnurs@hawaii.edu (For PhD program)


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Aeza Hafalia, M.Ed
DNP Program Coordinator & NEXus Campus Staff Coordinator

Contact for applicants and enrolled students in the DNP program. Also, contact for the NEXus Program.

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 201
Honolulu, HI 96822
Ph: 808-956-8401
Fax: 808-956-5977
Email: dnpnurs@hawaii.edu


Picture of Jane Taafaki, MPA, BA
Jane Taafaki, MPA, BA
Education Specialist & IKE AO PONO Undergraduate Student Advisor

Contact for enrolled IKE AO PONO students.

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 213
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-5470
Fax: (808) 956-3257
Email: taafaki@hawaii.edu


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Ryan Yamada, BA
Veteran Student Advisor

Contact for pre-nursing and nursing veteran students and students using VA education benefits.

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 201
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-3793
Fax: (808) 956-5977
Email: ryamada4@hawaii.edu


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Michael Kurihara
Instructional and Student Support

Contact for mandatory health clearance for enrolled nursing and dental hygiene students.

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 201
Honolulu, HI 96822
Ph: 808-956-6647
Fax: 808-956-5977
Email: mkurihar@hawaii.edu


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