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Office of Student Services Directory

The Office of Student Services (OSS) provides a variety of student services for the School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene from pre-admission to beyond graduation. The services of this office include: responding to inquiries, handling admissions, academic advisement, facilitation of scholarships/awards, monitoring progress toward degree and certification of graduation. OSS also maintains and monitors records of student’s information (i.e., records of immunization, CPR, and others) required by clinical agencies affiliated with UHM nursing programs. Post-graduation services include verification of completion of degree requirements for board certifications.

Location:
University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster 201
Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-8939
Fax: (808) 956-5977
Email: nursing@hawaii.edu
 
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 8:00a.m. – 6:00p.m.
Closed on weekends and State holidays
 
Walk-In Advising
Walk-in appointments are also accepted Monday thru Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  For the advisors to best accommodate your needs, we advise you to call the office first, (808) 956-8939, to ensure advisor’s availability. 
 
Office of Student Services Directory

Merle K. Koury, PhD
Director, Office of Student Services
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Webster Hall 201B

Phone: (808) 956-6400
Fax: (808) 956-5977
mkoury@hawaii.edu

Brian Akiyama, BA
Pre-Nursing and Pre-Dental Hygiene Advisor & Admissions Specialist
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Webster 201

Phone: (808) 956-3794
Fax: (808) 956-5977
bsnurs@hawaii.edu
 
Make an appointment
Contact for applicants to the high school direct entry program and bachelors of science program
 

Tracy Chagami, M.Ed
Undergraduate Program Advisor
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Webster Hall 201E
 
Phone: (808) 956-8452
Fax: (808) 956-5977
bsnurs@hawaii.edu
 
Make an appointment
Contact for enrolled students in all undergraduate programs

Tina Gomes, MBA
Undergraduate Program Advisor
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Webster Hall 201B

Phone: (808) 956-6111
Fax: (808) 956-5977
bsnurs@hawaii.edu

Make an appointment
Contact for enrolled students in the high school direct entry program and bachelors of science program

Christopher P. Stutes, MLA
Graduate Entry Program in Nursing Coordinator
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Webster Hall 201

Phone: (808) 956-0445
Fax: (808) 956-5977
gepn@hawaii.edu

Contact for the Graduate Entry Program in Nursing (GEPN) applicants and enrolled students

Ray Jarman, PhD
Graduate Program Advisor
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Webster Hall 201

Phone: (808) 956-3519
Fax: (808) 956-5977
gradnurs@hawaii.edu

Contact for the Master's program applicants and enrolled students

Aeza Hafalia, M.Ed
Doctoral (DNP and PhD) Program Coordinator
NEXus Campus Staff Coordinator

School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Webster Hall 201

Phone: (808) 956-8401
Fax: (808) 956-5977
phdnurs@hawaii.edu (For PhD program)
dnpnurs@hawaii.edu (For DNP program)

Contact for DNP and PhD program applicants and enrolled students. Also, for the NEXus program.

Ryan Yamada
Veteran Student Advisor
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene

Phone: (808) 956-3793
Fax: (808) 956-5977
ryamada4@hawaii.edu

Contact for pre-nursing and nursing veteran students and students using VA education benefits.

Jane Ta'afaki
Education Specialist
'IKE AO PONO Undergraduate Student Advisor
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene

Phone: (808) 956-5470
Fax: (808) 956-3257
taafaki@hawaii.edu

Contact for enrolled IKE AO PONO students

 
 
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Directory by Program
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