Graduate Division

The Graduate Division has overall responsibility for all aspects of graduate education at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM). The Graduate Division oversees the following:

  • development, implementation and assessment of graduate programs;
  • appointment and evaluation of graduate chairs and faculty; and
  • admission and guidance of graduate students from matriculation through graduation.

Vision Statement: The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Graduate Division serves as a catalyst for excellence in graduate education and envisions graduate education at the heart of our research university.  Graduate students contribute to the superior education of our undergraduates and collaborate with faculty to produce cutting edge research and creative endeavors.

Mission Statement: The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Graduate Division provides critical leadership, vision, and administrative and academic support services to promote excellence in graduate education. Graduate Division oversees the development, implementation, and assessment of graduate programs, the appointment and evaluation of graduate chairs and faculty, and the admission and guidance of graduate students from matriculation through graduation. Graduate Division promotes the benefits of graduate education internally and to external constituents. Graduate Division fosters collaborations to ensure high academic standards are maintained and that policies and procedures related to graduate education are fair and consistently followed.