Services Offered

The Office of Gender Equity offers a wide variety of services. A list of some of the services offered, along with brief descriptions, are provided below.

We encourage you to contact our office if you have questions about our services.

Crisis Screening and Assessment

The Office of Gender Equity conducts personal assessments, individually determining the nature of the situation in order to better address the specific needs of a particular client.

Case Referral

Individuals/Groups have the option of seeking additional assistance using a wide variety of resources. After an initial screening and assessment, The Office of Gender Equity can make appropriate referrals to assist individuals/groups in obtaining connections to appropriate services. This can include cross referral to other campus resources, as well as referrals to external resources.

Safety Planning and Risk Assessment

The Office of Gender Equity conducts safety plans and lethality assessments, providing advice individually tailored to address the situation.

Trainings, Workshops, and Seminars

The Office of Gender Equity provides training on a variety of subjects including, but not limited to, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and domestic violence. We also train on Title IX and VAWA.

Our training sessions are a free service designed to support our campus community with basic awareness about their rights and responsibilities under state and federal laws and the University of Hawaiʻi and University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa policies as they pertain to sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, or other training topic. They are available for students, faculty, and staff, and each training is tailored to best benefit the particular department, unit, or class. We are also available for external trainings on a limited basis.

Please contact our office to inquire about these topics, and to inquire about training options available.

Materials Development

The Office of Gender Equity develops a variety of materials to help provide rights access to the UHM community, and to assist with the institutional response when there are issues related to sexual harassment and discrimination.