Aloha Silverswords and welcome to the fall 2018 semester!

The Division of Student Affairs plays a significant role in your out-of-class experience here at Chaminade University. Our staff is committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming, and nurturing community for you during your college career. Look to us for encouragement, assistance, accountability, warmth, and caring. Our goal is to help you achieve a degree from an outstanding academic program, and to assist you with developing healthy habits and skills for living life to the fullest.

Below you will find some important updates and information for the fall 2018 semester.

Day Undergraduate classes begin on Monday, August 20, 2018. 

Construction On-Campus

As you come onto campus, you’ll notice the progress on our future Silversword Athletic Training Center & Locker Rooms. We’re excited for this project which is expected to be completed in the spring semester.

The Carlson Fitness Center has been renovated this summer. We have new flooring throughout the entire facility, fresh paint on the walls, and the equipment has been rearranged to better suit the needs of everyone that uses the space. 

Student Handbook
The 2018-2019 Student Handbook is available on the University website. Please refer to the Handbook for emergency information, policies, and general information on support services. 

Chaminade University Emergency Website

Did you know that CUH has an emergency information website that includes Public Safety Alerts and a University Emergency Information Hotline phone number? Please be sure to check it out and share with family and friends. 

Parking Permits

Applications for student parking permits are available on the University Portal. Permits may be purchased through the Business Office for cars, motorcycles, and mopeds. Be sure to read the Parking Policy carefully as rules will be strictly enforced.

Bus Pass
Students have an opportunity to purchase a reduced rate Bus pass (UPASS) by completing the
U-Pass Bus Pass Application available on the University Portal. A current Chaminade University ID with a current validation sticker is required. Contact Edna Wilson in the Business Office at (808) 735-4713 with any questions.

Academic advising, career planning, and more!
Get a jump start on your success at Chaminade and beyond by visiting with an Advisor in the Office of Advising & Career Development. The office is located in Clarence T.C. Ching Hall, Room 252. 

Counseling Center

The Chaminade Counseling Center is located in the Student Support Services Building. To schedule an appointment and/or inquire about ADA accommodations, contact Dr. June Yasuhara at (808) 735-4845 or counselingcenter@chaminade.edu. The Counseling Center is open Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm.

The Counseling Center also oversees the “De-Stress Zone”, a resource center for all students, located in Henry Hall, Room 209. The De-Stress Zone will be open beginning Monday, August 20th, from 10am to 1pm, Monday-Friday.

Medical records are also housed in the Counseling Center. If you have questions about this and/or Student Health Insurance, please contact Arikka Johnson for assistance at (808) 739-4603 or email her at arikka.johnson@chaminade.edu. 

Go Swords!

Show your Chaminade spirit by supporting our student athletes. Admission at all home games is FREE for students, faculty, and staff presenting a current, valid Chaminade student ID. Visit the Chaminade Athletics Website or see the University Events Calendar for game schedules. 

Campus Events
Keep current on what is happening around campus by viewing the campus events calendar. There are some exciting events taking place during Welcome Week (first week of classes) and beyond. Don’t miss out! 

Campus Ministry

You are welcome to join us at the Mystical Rose Oratory for Sunday Mass. The first mass begins at 10am. A 6:30pm Sunday mass is also offered, geared toward students; however, students are welcome to attend either mass.

CUH E-mail
Being informed can lead to your success! Remember to actively use your CUH e-mail account to communicate with faculty and staff in regard to academic matters. Questions/Problems? Contact Client Services at (808) 735-4855. 

Housing
Housing is still available in campus residence halls. Contact the Office of Residence Life at (808) 739-4648 for more information.

Meal Plans

Meal Plans and Debit Dollars are available for purchase for students who commute to campus. Please visit the Chaminade Campus Dining website for more information. Commuting students may inquire with the Business Office in regard to using your financial aid within the first two weeks of the semester to purchase plans or Debit Dollars. 

Smoking On-Campus
Please refer to the 2018-19 Chaminade Student Handbook to review the smoking policy. 

Student ID’s
A CUH ID is required for entry to some venues and to purchase a parking permit or Bus pass. If you need a new or replacement ID, stop by Client Services on the lower level of the Sullivan Family Library. 

Tutoring Services
Free in-person and online tutoring is available to all undergraduate students. The Chaminade Tutoring Center is located in the Student Support Services Building. Contact the Tutor Coordinator at (808) 739-8305 for more information.

L. Robert Allen Montessori Laboratory School

The L. Robert Allen Montessori Laboratory School is a preschool/kindergarten for ages 3 to 6 located on-campus. Chaminade University students, faculty, and staff will receive a 20% discount off the monthly tuition for their children and the school also accepts the Pauahi Scholarship from Kamehameha Schools. For more information, contact the Director at (808) 735-4875. 

For questions or concerns, please contact the Office of the Dean of Students, located in Henry Hall, Room 221, (808) 735-4710. You may also e-mail Allison Jerome, Dean of Students, or Terrence Armstrong, Assistant to the Dean of Students.

We wish you a successful and healthy semester!