Nondiscrimination Policy

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is an institution that is committed to promoting a working and learning environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, National Guard absence, status as a covered veteran, marital status, sexual orientation, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, domestic violence victim status, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), and retaliation. It allows all individuals in the university to have fair and equal treatment in the processes which affect education and employment by enforcing all federal/state laws and regulations and the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents policies related to civil rights, affirmative action and non-discrimination.

For information on equal employment opportunity/affirmative action policies or discrimination complaint procedures for UH Hilo, see the UH Hilo Policies and Procedural Guidelines for Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability (PDF)1 or contact the following persons:

Complaint against a student

All Categories of Discrimination Except Gender Complaints
Dr. Christopher Holland
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Dean of Students
Student Services Center
Tel: (808) 932-7472
Fax: (808) 932-7471
TTY: (808) 932-7002

To Report Sex/Gender discrimination or Sexual Misconduct against a student:

Jenna Waipa
Lead Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Students
Office of Equal Opportunity
Title IX
Auxiliary Services Trailers, Room D-2 (Behind the Business Office)
Tel: (808) 932-7818

To report discrimination or sexual misconduct against an employee:

Jennifer Stotter , Ph.D.
Director, Title IX Coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity
Auxiliary Services Trailer E-3 (Behind the Business Office)
Tel: (808) 932-7642


Roxanne Levenson
Compliance Officer and NCAA Senior Woman Administrator
Athletics - Title IX
Tel: (808) 932-7161
TTY: (808) 932-7002

  1. Available in alternate format upon request by contacting Disability Services at (808) 932-7623 or (808) 932-7002 (TTY). ↩︎