Disability Services (DS)
E Komo Mai and Welcome.
As you review our resources, we encourage you to explore and discover your limitless potential.
Important components of our services are our shared responsibilities and your personal satisfaction.
Read more about our mission and goals.
Please visit our Announcements page for Disability Services activities.
For important information about Emergency Procedures for People with Disabilities at UH Hilo, please see these links:
- Emergency Procedures for Persons With Disabilities (PDF)
- Emergency Procedures for Persons with Disabilities (Word file)
Watch the Mythology of Disability performance to learn more about Disability Culture at UH Hilo. The performance was generously funded by the UH Student Equity, Excellence and Diversity Office.
For prospective graduates, please refer to the UH Hilo Commencement website for information regarding the UH Hilo Commencement ceremony. Reasonable accommodations will be made for graduating students and/or guests with vision disabilities upon advance request. Sign language interpreters will be provided at all commencement ceremonies. Special arrangements for disability related services can be found in the Commencement Information for Disability Accommodation page.
Please note that any special arrangements for vision and hearing disabilities must be noted on the Commencement Registration form. Persons needing floor seating will be provided on a first-come-first served basis on the day of the event. After submitting this form, you will be contacted by Disability Services to finalize the logistics of the accommodations for your guests with hearing and/or vision disabilities. Please note that disability related requests must be submitted no later than one month prior to the event.
If you are unable to find information on this site please contact Disability Services .
Make A Request
Let us help you meet your college and career goals!
- Request a Sign Interpreter (for current UH Hilo students)
- Request Information