Office of Student Affairs


Pictured: MD Class of 2019 having fun in the classroom.
Class of 2019 having fun in classroom
What is the Office of Student Affairs?

Admissions & Registrar Services

  • Processes & screens applications
  • Maintains contact & correspondence with prospective applicants
  • Oversees student records
  • Maintains & updates database of student information
  • Verifies student enrollment and graduation information

Learning Enrichment

  • Administers, interprets, & analyzes learning assessments
  • Creates individualized education plans based on the results of the learning assessments
  • Assists with and addresses skills development and learning issues and concerns
  • Assists with preparation for USMLE Step exams
  • Assists with the monitoring of student academic progress


  • Registers students for courses, clerkships, & electives
  • Informs students of tuition costs & payment deadlines
  • Assists students with scheduling

Residency Applications

  • Provides information & support for residency applications

Scholarships & Financial Aid

  • Provides information & resources for scholarships & financial aid
  • Provides debt management counseling
  • For more information, please visit the Financial Aid & Scholarships page

Record Keeping

  • Collects & manages student records from point of entry to graduation
  • Student performance evaluations
  • Enrollment management

Career Advising

  • Guides students in the career exploration process
  • Provides a directory of specialty career advisors
  • Please visit the Career Advising Resources page for helpful links

Student Well-Being & Support

  • Provides support for overall well-being of students
  • Refers students to appropriate resources when necessary

Counseling (academic & personal)

  • Assists students in resolving academic & personal concerns & issues
  • Refer students JABSOM or community resources when appropriate

JABSOM Mentoring Program (JMP)

  • Provides academic advising & academic & social support
  • Creates mentoring relationships via a “pod system” with students at all levels of their medical education and Faculty Mentors from point of matriculation through graduation

Student Resources:

Anonymous Online Report of Student Mistreatment
EdTech App/Software Suggestion Form *Please note your UH login will be required to complete this form*
Please visit the JABSOM Policies, Procedures & Compliance page for student related policies.

Forms for current JABSOM students’ use only:
(Submit all completed forms via the OSA/OME drop box in the student mailroom.)

Appropriate Uses of Protected Health Information for Educational Purposes
Add/Cancel Senior Electives Form
Student Research Presentation Fund Request
Medical Rotation Financial Aid Form
Non-Credit Approval Form
Out-of-State Elective Form
PBL Elective Form
Reimbursement Request Form
Request for Enrollment Verification/Letter of Recommendation/Letter of Good Standing


John A. Burns School of Medicine
Office of Student Affairs
651 Ilalo Street, MEB 3rd Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813-5534
Phone: (808) 692-1000
Fax: (808) 692-1251