New Student Orientation Schedule

Thursday, January 10

8am – 8pm: University Housing Move-In Day (students and parents)
Welcome to Chaminade University! Students can settle into their new homes.

9am – 5pm: Airport Shuttle
Shuttle service available from the Honolulu airport to on- and off-campus resident halls.
RSVP here for airport shuttle

5:30pm – 7:30pm: Dinner (students & parents)
Silversword Cafe, Tredtin Hall 
Enjoy dinner with fellow new students and their families. Meet the Director and Resident Advisors of Residential Life.

Friday, January 11

9:00am – 9:30am: Shuttle from Off-Campus Residence Halls (students only)
Students living in off-campus housing can take a shuttle service to campus.

9:30am – 10am: New Student Check-In (students & parents)
Vi & Paul Loo Student Center, Clarence T.C. Ching Hall 
Get started! Pick up your New Student Orientation brochure and student ID, and submit your completed health forms. Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside our president, dean of students and Marianist brothers.

10:10am – 10:40am: Learn about the Student Platform (students only)
Henry Hall, Room 102
You’ll learn how to log into the student portal, student email and Canvas learning platform.

10:40am – 11:15am: Campus Tour (students & parents)
Vi & Paul Loo Student Center, Clarence T.C. Ching Hall 
Get to know your new home! Orientation leaders will show you around campus, where you’ll have the opportunity to see where your classes are located and where to get your student I.D.

11:30am – 1:00pm: Lunch with Support Services (students only)
Clarence T.C. Ching Conference Center, Eiben Hall 
The dean of students and Office of Student Activities and Leadership will discuss important support services available on-campus that will help you thrive at Chaminade.

1:00pm – 4:30pm: Visit Campus Offices (students & parents)
There are many departments (outside of academics) that support students throughout the year, get to know them! For assistance with locating offices, please see an orientation staff member or refer to campus map.

Saturday, January 12

Saturday activities are for students only.

7:45am – 4:30pm: Saturday Adventure for New Students
Meet in front of Clarence T.C. Ching Hall

5pm – 7:30pm: Dinner
Silversword Cafe, Tredtin Hall
Enjoy dinner with fellow Silverswords.

Sunday, January 13

10am: Morning Mass (students & parents)
Mystical Rose
Join us for morning mass, all faiths welcome.

11am – 1pm: Brunch (students & parents)
Silversword Cafe, Tredtin Hall
Enjoy brunch with fellow Silverswords.

5pm – 8pm: Dinner (students only)
Silversword Cafe, Tredtin Hall
Enjoy dinner with fellow Silverswords (this is the start of the meal plan).



If you have questions, please contact the Office of Advising and Career Development at (808) 735-4787 or Please note, individual events are subject to change.