Admission Procedure

Department of Indo-Pacific Languages & Literatures

Admissions procedure for FLTAs:

NOTE: Procedures can change. Please be advised that the information contained on this page may not be 100% accurate. Please notify us at kozok[at] if any of the  information in this document is incorrect or outdated.

Congratulations on being selected as a FLTA! The following are the steps you will need to take to apply for admission as an unclassified post-baccalaureate student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa:

Step One:

Apply online at the Graduate Admissions website. Note that the following links may be outdated as Graduate Admissions is constantly changing the location of the online admission site. You may have to google for the appropriate page.

You can use the on-line application and select “Post- Baccalaureate-Unclassified” from the intended program drop down menu. You can also submit your $100.00 application fee on-line. You have to keep the receipt for reimbursement. Contact the IPLL secretary within 4 weeks after your arrival to start the reimbursement procedure. The office of the Graduate Admissions Office is at 2540 Maile Way, 354 Spalding Hall, Honolulu, HI 96822.

Please read the application instructions carefully. Be sure to click the “Submit Application” button at the end of the online application.

Step Two:

Email Diane Randolph at to inform her that you have successfully submitted your application. She will follow up with you on your application thereafter. Cc the email to: <>. Diane Randolph is the Graduate Admissions Specialist. Her address is:
University of Hawaii at Manoa,
Spalding 354,
2540 Maile Way, Hawaii 96822. Tel: (808) 956-8544

Step Three:

Contact the university from which you earned your bachelor’s degree to request that your official transcript be mailed directly from the university to:

Graduate Admissions Office,
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2540 Maile Way, Spalding 354,
Honolulu, HI 96822,

Step Four:

If you have sat for TOEFL within the last 2 years, e-mail TOEFL Services at: <> to request that your TOEFL result be sent directly to the Graduate Admissions Office electronically. The University of Hawaii at Manoa´s Institute code for TOEFL is 4867. If you have not sat for TOEFL or if your TOEFL result is more than 2 years old, please inform Mrs. Randolph in your initial email to her.

Once we receive all the above- mentioned items, the Admissions Committee will review your application and inform you of an admissions decision via mail. Please be advised, our application deadline for international applicants for Fall semesters is February 1. At the time you are informed of your selection as a FLTA, you would have already missed the application deadline. Therefore, your timely actions and conscientious efforts to comply with our  admissions requirements are greatly appreciated.

If you have any questions during the admissions process, please feel free to contact Mrs. Randolph at: or email the graduate admissions office at:

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Manoa campus!