Matriculation Process

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Matriculation Documents

Documents and $500.00 deposit must be postmarked by the date indicated on the letter of offer and mailed to:

University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo
The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy
Office of Student Services
200 W. Kawili Street
Hilo, HI 96720

Review Tuition Costs, Payment Deadlines, and Residency Regulations

Read about estimated pharmacy student budgets for 2023-2024.

Learn more about tuition and fee payments and the University of Hawaiʻi’s residency requirements for tuition purposes. Please review this information carefully and note that moving to Hawaiʻi solely for educational purposes is not, by itself, sufficient to establish residency.

Apply for Financial Aid, Starting December 2023

The Department of Education has announced that this year’s Free Application for Federal Student aid (FAFSA) will not open until December, two months later than usual, due to a redesigned application.

Learn more about how to apply for financial aid.

If you have any questions regarding financial aid, please contact Shana Kaneshiro at the Financial Aid Office. She may be reached at (808) 932-7449 or via email at

Merit-Based Scholarship Award

Majority of DKICP scholarships are available to P2, P3 and P4 students. The purpose of the scholarship program is to recognize and reward students who demonstrate outstanding academic performance in the Pharm.D. curriculum and have shown a commitment to leadership and community activities within the College.Contingent upon funding, DKICP may offer a Merit-Based Scholarship Award to incoming P1 students which recognizes exceptional academic achievements and will take academic and leadership success into consideration. Award amounts may vary. Eligibility criteria includes being a DKICP Pharm.D. student, having a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.5, having a Bachelor’s Degree and being a US resident.

View the 2024-2025 Merit-Based Scholarship Application (PDF).

Required Items to be Submitted by June 1, 2024

1. After all courses are completed, official transcripts from each institution attended should be addressed to:

University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo
The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy
Office of Student Services
200 W. Kawili Street
Hilo, HI 96720

Students do not need to send transcripts from institutions within the University of Hawaiʻi system, which includes UH Manoa, UH Hilo, UH West Oahu, Maui College, and the community colleges.

Verification of all complete pre-requisite courses:

  • All pre-requisites must be successfully completed with a grade of C or better prior to the first day of orientation on August 19, 2024. (Please Note: All students must be on campus for orientation week from 8/19/24-8/22/24. Dates subject to change.)
  • If coursework is not fully completed by June 1, 2024 the student must submit a letter from the instructor verifying that prerequisite coursework is in process and that a satisfactory grade is being earned.
  • If course work is completed after June 1, 2024 an additional updated official transcript must be sent to address above once your grade has been posted and prior to the first day of orientation.
  • Please Note: The transcripts sent to PharmCAS during the application process will not fulfill this requirement.

2. Student Health Clearance and Documents for Experiential Education Office

Read this Welcome Letter from Dr. Jarred Prudencio (PDF COMING SOON), Chief of Experiential Education Program and review the UH Hilo DKICP TB & IMZ Clearance Requirements.

All health clearance documentation must be submitted through the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy’s Complio webpage.

Incoming students are required to create an account and enter the specified requirements. Please review Complio’s video tutorials. The Licenses and Certifications tab does not need to be completed at this time. If you have a current AHA BLS Provider CPR certification, you may upload it on Complio.

If you are unable to have all requirements completed by June 1, 2024, please upload what you do have to Complio, and send an email to Christina Method in the Office of Experiential Education via email explaining your situation and your expected dates of completion.

There is a one-time $40 fee for Complio that includes compliance tracking for 4 years. After the 4 years, you will have lifetime access to Complio to review and retrieve your files. The $40 fee is part of the IPPE course material mentioned in the Welcome Letter from Dr. Prudencio.

If you have any questions regarding health clearances or about Complio, please contact Christina Method in the Office of Experiential Education.

Required Item to be Submitted by August 19, 2024

Proof of health insurance must be uploaded to Complio by August 19, 2024.

All students must maintain current health insurance at all times while enrolled in the Pharm.D. program. You must provide the Office of Experientials with a copy of your current insurance card and submit additional cards to their office if changes are made to your policy.

Health insurance for UH students is available through the HMSA UH Chaminade Student Plan. In addition, students have the option to obtain health insurance that is not associated with the University. Effective January 2022, all UH Hilo international students on F-1 student visas are required to buy the GeoBlue health insurance plan.

All students must provide proof of health insurance starting fall semester of 2024. Proof of health insurance may also be submitted with the documents that are due on June 1st.

Prepare for Your Arrival

Get your UH username and access your student account (MyUH)

Get a UH Username and access your student account through MyUH. Please Note: You will need your UH Number (xxxx-xxxx), which will be emailed to you upon matriculation. If you have not received your UH Number, please call us at (808) 932-7140.

Learn more about managing your UH Username.

Join the UH Hilo – DKICP Class of 2028 on Facebook

Class of 2028 on Facebook is a great place to interact with other matriculated students, look for shared housing, and discuss issues related to your upcoming arrival.

Review the Class of 2028 Welcome Letter

The Class of 2028 Welcome Letter will be available in April 2024.

Mark your calendar and attend orientation

Orientation is mandatory and will be held August 19–22, 2024 at 722 South Aohoku Street.

Please plan to arrive at orientation at 8:00am on August 19, 2024. Dates are subject to change.

Bookmark the following important academic websites

Get familiar with the layout of campus

See the campus map.

Review the academic calendar

See the DKICP Academic Calendar.

Find a place to live

Find university housing resources for on- and off-campus housing options.

Report changes in your contact information

Mailing address, email address, and phone changes should be reported immediately by logging into MyUH and clicking on Address/Phone Update. Please submit a student personal data update form (PDF) for name and permanent address changes. Evidence of the legal name change is required.

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Contact us with your questions

Call us at (808) 932-7700 or email us at