Nondiscrimination Policy

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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 Disability1 or contact the following persons:

Complaint against a student

All Categories of Discrimination Except Gender Complaints Karishma Kamath
Director of Student Conduct
Student Services Building, Room W-309
Tel: (808) 932-7472
Fax: (808) 932-7471
TTY: (808) 932-7002

Gender/Sex Complaints
Destiny Rodriguez Title IX Coordinator
Auxiliary Services Trailers, Room D-2 (Behind the Business Office)
Tel: (808) 932-7958
TTY: (808) 932-7002

Complaint against an employee

Jennifer Stotter
Director, Office of Equal Opportunity/Title IX
Auxiliary Services Trailer E (Behind the Business Office)
Tel: (808) 932-7642
TTY: (808) 932-7002


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).