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Faculty Honors & Awards Convocation
Pays tribute to the importance that students, faculty and administrators place on quality teaching and research at UHM.

New Faculty Orientation
welcomes new faculty to the UH Manoa campus each semester.
New Faculty Orientation

Faculty Awards Convocation


Each year the University honors members of the faculty and staff who have demonstrated excellence in their teaching, research and community service. OFDAS coordinates the selection of Board of Regents, Chancellor Citation, and Clopton awardees and has pioneered the development of a quantitative screening and qualitative peer review procedure.

Awards Information

2016 Award Recipients
2016 Awards Ceremony Video


2017-18 New Faculty Campus &
Community Guide!
booklet version - page version

Sakamaki Innovation Zone

Interested in teaching in one of the innovative classrooms? Click here for the website and information on how to request a room for spring semester.

eCAFE [electronic course & faculty evaluation]

eCAFE is a campus-wide evaluation option for understanding how courses and instructions are perceived on the Mānoa campus, for assisting faculty gathering evidence of course and student satisfaction, and for eliciting student suggestions on developing a better course.


The Center for Teaching Excellence focuses on creating successful teaching and learning environments, while the Faculty Mentoring Program's focus is on professional development related to successful renewal, promotion and tenure processes for UH-Manoa faculty. The Center for Instructional Support provides support for instruction through technology and technology-related resources.
Center for Teaching ExcellenceFaculty Mentoring ProgramCenter for Instructional Support

Mid-semester evaluation Service

Diagnostic Instructional Feedback Service is offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence and include small group instructional diagnosis, classroom observation, review & revise your syllabus, and pencil and paper. These services reexamine & revitalize teaching strategies.
Mid-semester Evaluation