Skip to content

Supported Disabilities

  • Physical/Ambulatory
  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
Accessibility Score
Information look out of date? Request Update
General Information
1 Aloha Tower Drive
Honolulu , Hawaii 96813

Disability Resource Office

Accessibility Services
Center for Academic Success
1060 Bishop Street (LB) 6th floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
Office Graphics

About Hawaii Pacific University

Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) is a private, not-for-profit institution located in the vibrant city of Honolulu, Hawaii. Situated on the beautiful island of Oahu, HPU offers a unique and enriching educational experience in one of the most idyllic settings on Earth.

As a four-year university, HPU provides a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines. With a focus on internationalization, the university welcomes a diverse student body from around the world, fostering a culturally inclusive environment that supports global perspectives and cross-cultural understanding.

One of the standout features of HPU is its prime location in the heart of Honolulu, the state capital and largest city of Hawaii. Known for its stunning beaches and warm weather year-round, Honolulu offers students an unmatched backdrop for their studies. The city is a melting pot of cultures, offering a rich tapestry of experiences, including a unique blend of Hawaiian, Asian, and Western influences.

HPU’s urban campus is nestled in the downtown area, allowing students to immerse themselves in the dynamic energy of the city. Its centralized location provides easy access to a plethora of cultural, recreational, and professional opportunities. Students can explore historic landmarks like Iolani Palace and the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, or immerse themselves in the vibrant art scene at the Honolulu Museum of Art. The city also offers a wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options, ensuring there is always something for everyone.

Beyond the city limits, Oahu itself is a treasure trove of natural beauty and adventure. From the iconic Waikiki Beach to the breathtaking Hanauma Bay, students have the opportunity to experience some of the world’s most renowned beaches and coral reefs. The stunning scenery of the island provides ample opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, snorkeling, and surfing, allowing students to truly embrace the spirit of the aloha lifestyle.

Academically, HPU prides itself on offering a variety of programs that cater to the changing demands of the professional world. The university’s faculty members are experienced industry professionals who bring real-world knowledge into the classroom. With small class sizes and a student-focused approach to education, HPU ensures that students receive personalized attention and support throughout their academic journey.

Moreover, HPU emphasizes experiential learning and encourages students to engage in internships, research projects, and community service, providing practical skills and experiences that are highly valued in the job market. The university also fosters strong connections with local businesses and organizations, creating numerous networking opportunities for its students.

In summary, Hawaii Pacific University offers an exceptional educational experience in the heart of Honolulu, Hawaii. With its rich cultural diversity, stunning natural surroundings, and a commitment to academic excellence, HPU provides students with a unique opportunity to thrive academically, socially, and professionally. Whether exploring the vibrant city or indulging in the island’s natural wonders, HPU students are sure to create lasting memories and gain a well-rounded education in this truly remarkable setting.

View More

Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations