Monday, December 31, 2012

Reminder to HPU MCP Students

Are you registered for the next term? 
The first day of Term 2 2013 is Monday January 7, 2013 (next Monday) and it is coming soon! You can register via campus pipeline or by stopping by one of the MCP base offices. The last day to register is Friday, January 11, 2013.

Course Schedule is available at the following link: Term 3 Bulletin
For more information see the MCP website: HPU MCP Main Website

Thanks and Happy New Year!

-Kasey Wilson

HPU Tripler Early Closure - 31 Dec

The HPU Tripler office will be closing at 1300 on 31 Dec for the New Year's holiday.  The office will resume normal business hours Wednesday, 2 Jan - 0900 - 1700.  Have a Happy New Year!

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Testing Center Closure - Friday, 21 Dec

The testing center will be closed on Friday, 21 Dec.  Please plan accordingly.  The testing center will be open on 28 Dec and will resume normal business hours 0900 - 1500.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Testing Center Closed - Fri 23 NOV

The technical support offices of CLEP, DSST, and Pearson Vue will be closed on November 23 as part of their Thanksgiving vacation. The Tripler testing center has suspended testing services on that day since we will have reduced support from our test providers.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

New Advisor @ HPU Tripler

Aloha Everyone,

I am pleased to announce Tonya Insani has been selected and accepted the position of Advisor & Coordinator at Tripler. Tonya joins us from University of Colorado Springs where she worked as the VA Coordinator and holds a Master's in Education from College of William & Mary.  Please join me in wishing her the best with her new position.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Scheduled Office Closure 2012

Our office will be closed on the following days:
  • Wednesday 11/07/2012
  • Monday 11/12/2012
  • Thursday 11/22/2012
  • Monday 12/24/2012
  • Tuesday 12/25/2012

Wednesday, October 17, 2012


The Health, Science & Social Services Career Fair is 1 week away!  The event will be held on Wednesday, October 24th from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Hawaii Loa Campus Academic Center Lanai.
Over 30 employers will be on hand to share information and recruit for full-time, part-time, internship & volunteer opportunities!   Employers who will be in attendance include:

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Courses Canceled

The following courses has been canceled @ Tripler:
CSCI 2911 Computer Science I
CSCI 2916 Computer Science I Lab
ECON 3100 Intro to Econometrics
HS 1000 Intro to Personal Health
MGMT 1000 Intro to Business

Textbooks in for Term 1-2013

Most HPU textbooks are now available for courses being held at Tripler Education Center.     

The following books are still pending shipment:

Thursday, September 13, 2012

CCME Scholarships available!

The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) is pleased to offer $1000 scholarships each year to United States Service members (active duty/veterans) and spouses of Service members who are working towards the completion of higher education degrees.

To view eligibility and application requirements:

Thursday, September 6, 2012

CIA Recruitment @ HPU

Come and learn about the intriguing opportunities the CIA has to offer! Officers will be conducting an information session to discuss full-time and internship opportunities (Summer 2013).

We are particularly interested in applicants with the following degrees: International Affairs, Business, Political Science, Economics, Finance, Area Studies, & Languages

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Career Presentation & Interviews

Starwood Hawai‘i is coming to HPU!  Launch your career with Starwood’s Worldwide Journey.   Attend these events to learn about internships and career opportunities with Starwood.   Starwood has 11 Hawaiian properties:   Sheraton Waikiki, The Royal Hawaiian, Moana Surfrider, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, Sheraton Maui, Westin Maui, Westin Ka’anapali, Sheraton Kauai, St. Regis Princeville, Westin Princeville and Sheraton Kona. 

Friday, August 31, 2012

Wifi Access Changes - Effective Sept 13

Effective Sept 13, wifi can only be accessed via the HPU Pipeline.  ONLY HPU students, faculty, and staff will be allowed access.  Wireless accounts are created through the HPU Pipeline on the Tech Support tab.

Textbook Buyback - Sept. 22

September 22nd, 9:00AM - 3:00PM - The textbook buyback has been moved from Hickam to Tripler. 


Tripler Education Center
BLDG 102, Room 111

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

FY 2012 Classes

Hi Everyone,

Army TA request for all classes starting prior to 9/30/2012 (Term 1 Interim, Main Campus Courses) must be completed by 9/25/2012.  No exceptions. 

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Placement Exam Temporarily Suspened

ALL ACCUPLACER testing is suspended from 07/20/2012. Students who need to take the placement exam, please do so after 07/23.

Friday, July 13, 2012

New Education Assistant @ Tripler

Aloha Everyone,

I am pleased to announce Kelly Luster has been selected and accepted the position of Sr Education Assistant at Tripler to replace Elizabeth Vang. Kelly has worked part-time at Tripler as a night monitor, and a Military/Veteran Student Liaison at Globe University.  Please join me in wishing her the best on her promotion.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

CLEP Fee Increase

Effective 07/01/2012 CLEP exam fee has increased to $80. Please be sure to check the numeric and written amounts on student checks/money orders submitted for payment. The 2012-13 annual CLEP publications should include the new exam fee. Visit to order your free materials to get the word out about CLEP.

Friday, July 6, 2012

BIOL 2010 Books Sold-Out

Hi Everyone,

Books for BIOL 2010 is sold-out for Tripler and the Main Campus Bookstore. We expect additional copies to arrive 07/12/2012. Please purchase the E-version if you need the text book.

Monday, July 2, 2012

HUM 1000 canceled for 07/02/2012

Hi Everyone,

HUM 1000 has been canceled on 07/02/2012. Your instructor will reschedule a make-up day for your class. Please refer to your Syllabus.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Tripler Education Complex NEWSLETTER July 2012

The Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) is required for some army Warrant Officer Programs and some Advanced Leader Courses (BNCOC). This test is given at Schofield Barracks by appointment only. The Tripler / Fort Shafter Education Counselor can provide soldiers with their appointment slip – saving them a drive to Schofield. If you have a legitimate reason to take this test contact the Tripler Education Center counselor at 433-4184.

Friday, June 22, 2012

December Graduation Ceremony

MCP Tripler students planning to walk in the December Graduation Ceremony. Please schedule an appointment to review your graduation status No Later Than 08/09/2012. All paperwork must be in by 08/20/2012. If you are unable to come in please complete the Petition to Graduate Form and email it to

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Education Center New Hours

Effective 18 June 2012 the Tripler Education Center new hours will be 0900 – 1700. All College Offices, Counseling / Administrative Services, & National Testing will be available during these hours.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Text Books in for Term 4 2012

Most HPU text books are now available for courses taught at Tripler Ed Center.

The following books are still pending shipment:

BIOL 2010 - Human Reproductive Biology  ISBN 978-0-12-088465-0
BIOL 2032 - Human Anat.+Phys.-W/Atlas+Cd  ISBN 978-0-8053-9591-4
PSCI 4051 - #3Ess,Case,Ess Read Comparative Pol   ISBN 978-0-393-19766-2
SPAN 1200 - Puntos En Breve:Brief Crse.-Text  ISBN 978-0-07-312386-8
SPAN 1200 - Puntos En Breve:Brief-Wkbk./Lab.Man ISBN 978-0-07-320828-2

Monday, June 4, 2012

No Book Sale during Month End

Attention Tripler students. Books will NOT be available for sale between 29 June and 1 July 2012 due to End of Year Inventory. Military Campus offices and online registration will continue to operate on normal hours during this time period, but books and sundry items will not be sold.

Ordering Transcritps

Current Students
To Order your Official HPU Transcript, login to your HPU Pipeline and select  "Request Official Transcript" under My Quick Links.  You will be required to establish your account after inclusion of certain identifying information with the first order. You must provide a valid credit card which will be charged when the transcript is sent.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

SeaWarriors to play at Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam Bloch Arena

SAVE THE DATE!! On December, 16, 17, and 19 [Sunday, Monday and Wednesday] at the end of this year, the HPU basketball teams, along with other teams, will be playing at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam Bloch Arena! It will be a great HPU event on base...and I hope to see you all there! More details to come in later months...

Tripler Education Complex NEWSLETTER

The Tripler Education Center will be closed June 8th - a scheduled power outage & water shut off necessitates this.  College classes that begin after 1630 will meet as scheduled.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Understanding General Education Courses

Hi Everyone,

Here's a videos on Understanding General Education courses. It's easy. Enjoy!

How to Obtain Your Degree Plan

Hi Everyone,

Here's a videos on how you can obtain your official degree plan from HPU pipeline. It's easy. Enjoy!

Friday, May 25, 2012

Hawaiian Air Discount for HPU

Hawaiian Airlines Affiliate Program

Staff, faculty, students, and family and friends of Hawai'i Pacific University are now able to utilize the Hawaiian Airlines Affiliate Program. Special fares are offered to people who use the Hawaiian Airlines Affiliate website.  Use program code: HPU. 

How to Register/Search for Classes via HPU Pipeline

Hi Everyone,

Here's a videos on how you can register online via your HPU pipeline.
It's easy. Enjoy!

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Blackboard & WebCT

Aloha, I found some videos conducted by Dr. Frissell showing you how to attend courses online using Blackboard and WebCT. I hope this will help you with navigating your courses. -Chris 

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Placement Exams @ Tripler

These are not entrance exams. You have already been admitted to Hawai‘i Pacific University, and test results do not affect admission. You cannot fail placement tests. Your scores are a measure of your educational development in English, mathematics, and/or other areas. They enable us to determine which courses you need in order to progress and succeed in your studies. Because scores do affect your placement, you should try to do your very best.

Book Buyback @ Tripler!!!

Aloha Everyone,

Hawaii Pacific University Bookstores conducts several buybacks throughout the year.  Most of the buybacks are held at the downtown location.  In May and December, the windward Hawaii Loa location also conducts a buyback and, periodically, selected military campus locations will hold a buyback.  The buybacks are normally held at or near the end of a term.  At this time you will need to sell your books to us in person.  Below is listing of upcoming buybacks @ Tripler!!!

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Welcome to Hawai'i Pacific University @ Tripler

One of Hawai'i Pacific University's seven Military Campus programs campus locations is Tripler Army Medical Center, offering undergraduate courses in ten-week terms.