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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.

Contact

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Office of Student Services

School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
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.

Virtual Advising

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Student Services is working remotely. Virtual advising is available through Star Balance. Please schedule a meeting with your advisor using the Star Balance link in the listing below. For the latest updates about the University’s response to the pandemic, please visit the UH Manoa COVID-19 Information Page.

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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

Schedule an Advising Appointment
via Star Balance

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

Contact for applicants & prospective students to High School Direct Entry in Nursing (HS-DEN), High School Direct Entry in Dental Hygiene (HS-DEDH), Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Online ADN to BS programs.

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 for applicants and prospective students:

  • High School Direct Entry in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing & Online ADN to BS programs (bsnurs@hawaii.edu)
  • High School Direct Entry in Dental Hygiene program (bsdh@hawaii.edu)
Schedule an Advising Appointment
via Star Balance

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Jennica Megan B. Salazar, MSML
Undergraduate Program Advisor

Contact for current nursing students in all undergraduate nursing programs: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, ADN graduates from UH Consortium, RN to BS, and Online ADN to BS.

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 for current nursing students:

Email for pre-nursing veteran students, current nursing veteran students and students using VA education benefits:

Schedule an Advising Appointment
via Star Balance

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Miki Takushi, MSCP
Undergraduate Program Advisor

Contact for current 1st year High School Direct Entry in Nursing (HS-DEN) and High School Direct Entry in Dental Hygiene (HS-DEDH) 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

Schedule an Advising Appointment
via Star Balance

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

Contact for applicants and current 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

 

Schedule an Advising Appointment
via Star Balance

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

Contact for applicants and current 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 for applicants and current students:

Schedule an Advising Appointment
via Star Balance

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

Contact for applicants and current students in the DNP program and 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

Schedule an Advising Appointment
via Star Balance

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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: titer@hawaii.edu

Schedule an Advising Appointment
via Star Balance

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Office of Student Services


School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
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


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