The International Program for College Students

1. Dates: August 7 - 26, 2017

2. Places

3. Expenses

4. Housing

5. Registration

6. Payment Options

7. Cancellation & Refund Policy

8. Medical Insurance

** Predeparture Tips (Information for College Student Program Participants)


2. Places

Accommodations: East-West Center Lincoln Hall


The Center for Asia-Pacific Exchange, in conjunction with Asia Pacific College.
Most sessions will be held at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.


3. Expenses (19 nights/ 20 days)

Tuition ................................................... $850.00
Registration Fee (NON-REFUNDABLE) .... $100.00
Accommodations (Double occupancy)
$35.00 x 19 nights................................. $665.00
Textbook ............................................... $  40.00

Total Expenses.................................... $1,655.00 (excluding meals & airfare)

Not included in these fees:
International air travel; airport transfers in Honolulu; meals en route to and while in Hawaii; local transportation while in Hawaii; admission fees to local tourist attractions.


4. Housing accommodations will be provided at the East-West Center Lincoln Hall for workshop participants at a special rate of $35.00 per person per night on a double occupancy basis.  Double occupancy will be arranged as number of participants permit.  When a double occupancy cannot be made, alternate occupancy arrangements may be made, such as at the East-West Center Hale Manoa/Hale Kuahine Dormitory* on a single occupancy basis. 

Lincoln Hall provides hotel-style service. Studio rooms are furnished with a refrigerator, T.V., telephone, and private bath/shower. Clean towels are provided and rooms are cleaned daily. The majority of residents are visiting scholars and short-term conference participants. The reception desk provides check-in and check-out services. The desk also takes messages, provides change for laundry and vending machines, issues spare keys, and provides general information.

*The Hale Manoa/Hale Kuahine Dormitory is also located of the campus of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  It is a typical American college dorm and includes the following feature: shared bath and toilet facilities, bed linens are provided, and a private telephone in every room.


5. Registration

The completed application form and complete payment of $1,655.00 should be sent to the Center no later than June 1, 2017. Click here for Application Procedures.


6. Payment Information

Funds may be paid to CAPE in U.S. dollars by any of the following methods: credit card (by Fax or Collect Call), wire transfer, cashier's check, international money order, or international postal money order.

Payment by credit card: (by PHONE only)

To provide CAPE with your credit card information at +1-808-942-8553.
Preferred time to call:
8:00 am - 12:00 noon & 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Hawaii Time).

Please be ready to provide the following information:
    1) Type of card (Mastercard/VISA/JCB)
    2) Cardholder Name
    3) Card Number
    4) Card Expiration Date
    5) Total amount to be billed to your card ($2,442)

Payment by Wire Transfer

We will provide you with the following information only when you ask us for wire transfer information (E-mail:
--Bank Name / Bank Address / Account Number / Routing Number / Recipient:

Payment by International Money Order/Cashier's Check or Postal Money Order

Payable to: The Center for Asia-Pacific Exchange
Send to: The Center for Asia-Pacific Exchange
P.O. Box 23397, Honolulu, Hawaii 96823-3397


7. Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellation prior to beginning of classes:

If a student informs CAPE of cancellation prior to the beginning of the formal program start date, tuition fees will be fully refunded within thirty (30) days of the first scheduled day of the program or the date of cancellation, whichever is sooner. No refunds will be given thereafter, and the $100 registration fee is non-refundable.

Cancellation after the beginning of classes:

For a 3-week program, 100% of the course tuition fee will be refunded if a student requests the cancellation within the first 2 working days of the program. The refund will be made within thirty (30) days from the documented drop date. No refund will be given thereafter, and the $100 registration fee is non-refundable. Students who arrive late in Hawaii to begin attending class will be charged full tuition for the entire term for which he/she was enrolled.

Cancellation due to rejection:

If an applicant is rejected for enrollment by CAPE or if a student's application for a visa is rejected by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, a full refund of all monies paid will be made to the applicant.

Class Cancellation:

If a class is canceled by CAPE after a student has been accepted for enrollment, CAPE will refund all monies paid by the student.


8. Medical Insurance

All students are required to have medical and emergency repatriation insurance to cover the period of time they will be in the United States. This insurance should be purchased before departure in the student's home country. All students will be required to show proof of such coverage before they begin classes in Hawaii.