Anti-discrimination policy

Board of Regents Bylaws, Section 1-5 (April 21, 2011)

It is the policy of the University of Hawai‘i to provide equity of opportunity in higher education, both in the educational mission and as an employer. The University is committed to comply with all State and Federal statutes, rules, and regulations which prohibit discrimination. The University is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

This policy covers admission and access to, and participation, treatment and employment in the University’s programs and activities. Discriminatory harassment, including sexual harassment, is prohibited under this policy. The University shall promote a full realization of equal opportunity through a positive, continuing program of nondiscrimination and affirmative action (41 CFR Chapter 60) on each campus.

Executive Policy E1.202 on Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action (PDF)

Contact Information:
Mary Perreira
Director of UH Community Colleges EEO/AA
EEO/AA Office
2327 Dole Street, Room 14
Honolulu, HI 96822 
Phone: 808-956-4650 V/T
Fax: 808-956-2503
Email: eeocc@hawaii.edu

Nondiscrimination Under Title IX

The University of Hawai‘i does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any educational program or activity which it operates, and is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations not to discriminate in such a manner (See also Interim Executive Policy EP 1.204 – Interim Policy and Procedure on Sex Discrimination and Gender-Based Violence). The University’s prohibition of discrimination in educational programs and activities extends to employment as well as to admission. For inquiries concerning Title IX please contact your campus Title IX Coordinator. Individuals may also contact the federal offices below for information regarding Title IX or to file a formal grievance:

Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
Seattle Office
U.S. Department of Education
915 Second Avenue Room 3310
Seattle, WA 98174-1099
Phone: 206-607-1600
Fax: 206-607-1601
TDD: 800-877-8339
Email: OCR.Seattle@ed.gov
http://www.ed.gov/ocr http://www.ed.gov/ocr

U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Educational Opportunities Section, PHB
Washington, D.C. 20530
Phone: 202-514-4092 or 877-292-3804 (toll-free)
Fax: 202-514-8337
Email: education@usdoj.gov

Windward CC Campus Contacts:

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Employees; EEO/AA Coordinator:
Karen Cho
Email: kcho@hawaii.edu
Phone: 808-235-7404

Title IX Coordinator: 
Karla Silva-Park
Email: karlas@hawaii.edu
Phone: 808-235-7468

Section 504 Coordinator; Acting Disabilities Counselor: 
Roy Inouye
Email: royinouy@hawaii.edu
Phone: 808-235-7448

Nondiscrimination Policy for CTE Programs

Windward Community College (Windward CC) does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, or disability in its programs and activities. Career and Technical Education (CTE) Programs of Study are offered in the areas of Agriculture, Information and Computer Science, and Veterinary Sciences.  

Windward CC applies an open access policy for its CTE programs, with the exception of its Veterinary Technology program that determines admission based upon:

  1. Attendance in courses of Windward CC’s Veterinary Assisting program;
  2. Grades of completed prerequisites,
  3. Essay,
  4. Letters of reference, and
  5. Prior veterinary-related work experience.

The lack of English proficiency will not be a barrier to admission or participation in CTE programs. For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, please contact:

Title IX Coordinator: 
Karla Silva-Park
Email: karlas@hawaii.edu
Phone: 808-235-7468

Section 504 Coordinator; Acting Disabilities Counselor: 
Roy Inouye
Email: royinouy@hawaii.edu
Phone: 808-235-7448