Office of Equal Opportunity

Office of Equal Opportunity

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What We Do

The Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at UH Hilo houses three critical offices that work to ensure students, faculty, and staffs access and equal opportunity to resources, services and programs at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. Please browse our pages for more information, visit our events page for all of the upcoming dates and contact us if you have any questions.

Equal Employment Office/ Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Office

As a federal contractor, the University of Hawai‘i is subject to equal employment opportunity requirements. All individuals must be treated fairly regardless of national origin, race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy and sexual orientation), disability or genetic information. For more information on EEO/AA at UH Hilo please visit our page, or contact our office at eeoaa@hawaii.edu or (808) 932-7642.

Title IX Office

Title IX is a federal civil rights law that prohibits gender-based discrimination in educational programs that receive federal financial assistance.

Prohibited behavior includes, but is not limited to:

  • sexual harassment/assault
  • gender-based harassment/discrimination
  • stalking
  • domestic/dating violence.

For information on Title IX at UH Hilo and how to file a report, please see our Title IX page.