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M1.100 Non-Discrimination and Affirmative Action Policy

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and 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, and status as a covered veteran. This policy covers admission and access to, as well as participation, treatment, and employment in, UHM's programs, activities, and services. With regard to employment, UHM is committed to equal opportunity in all personnel actions such as recruitment, hiring, promotion, and compensation. Sexual harassment is expressly prohibited. UHM strives to promote full realization of equal opportunity through a positive, continuing affirmative action program in compliance with Federal Executive Order 11246. The program includes measuring performance against specific annual hiring goals, monitoring progress, and reporting on good faith efforts and results in annual affirmative action plan reports. UHM is committed to an affirmative policy of hiring and advancing the employment of qualified persons with disabilities and covered veterans.


Related Policies, Procedures and Guidelines:

Office of the Gender Equity Specialist

Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes: Chapter 304A University of Hawaiʻi System

Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes: Chapter 92F Uniform Information Practices Act

Administrative Rules: Title 20 University of Hawaiʻi

Board of Regents Policies (PDF)

  • Definitions
  • Relationship of the Board to Administration and University
  • Rules of Practice and Procedure before the Board
  • Rights and Responsibilities of the University of Hawaiʻi Community
  • Policy on Non-Discrimination and Affirmative Action
  • University Seal
  • University Logo
  • Coat of Arms
  • Use of University's Name by National or Other Organizations
  • Regents' Policy on Faculty Involvement in Academic Decision-Making and Academic Policy Development
  • Severability

UH Systemwide Executive Policies

  • Implementation and Maintenance of Regents Policy on Faculty Participation in Academic Decision-Making and Academic Policy Development
  • Authority to Manage and Control the Financial Affairs of the Unit as Stated in the Regents Bylaws and Policies
  • Faculty Involvement in Academic Policy
  • University Statement of Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action
  • Policy on Sexual Harassment and Related Conduct
  • Sexual Assault Policy and Procedural Guidelines

UH Systemwide Administrative Procedures

  • University of Hawaiʻi - Mānoa Facilities Use Practices and Procedures