This office oversees all graduate programs on campus except for the MD program, LAW, and professional master’s programs in Shidler. From the submission of applications for admission through to degree conferrals for graduation, this office works with our graduate programs to promote student success as well as to assist students in resolving issues/concerns in their academic journey and graduate experience. For any grade or academic misconduct-related issues, please contact the Office of Judicial Affairs.
Graduate Student Organization (GSO)
This is a campus student organization committed to the representation and support of graduate students. They facilitate research initiatives by students, networking opportunities, and provide input on issues/concerns affecting graduate students on this campus. Representatives from this organization currently sit on over 40 university committees.
Office of Title IX
Members of the UH Mānoa community, guests, faculty, staff and students have the right to be free from all forms of sex/gender harassment, discrimination and misconduct (e.g., acts of sexual violence, sexual harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking). The university believes in zero tolerance for sex/gender-based misconduct. Should you experience or witness sex or gender-based violence, please contact this office or someone at one of the other offices below.
Office of Judicial Affairs
This office ensures the rights and responsibilities of students are upheld as it relates to a safe and welcoming campus learning environment. They oversee the student code of conduct and issues/concerns related to academic grievances. In particular for academic grievances, they handle grade-related and academic misconduct (e.g., plagiarism) issues. All other graduate student grievances should be reported to Graduate Division.
Leslie Mitchell, Interim Director
2600 Campus Rd., QLCSS 207
Confidential Resources for Students
There are certain offices on campus with individuals who can also help to guide and advise you and keep their conversations with you confidential. They’re called advocates and while you have the final decision on how to proceed, they can help to assist you in the decision-making process and in making choices that best suit your circumstances. See below for the offices with advocates. The asterisk after their name denotes their being a confidential resource.
Counseling and Student Development Center* (confidential resource)
Services encompass personal, academic and career concerns. All services are confidential and designed to be timely, accessible, preventative, and personalized to meet your needs.
2600 Campus Rd., QLCSS 312
Prevention, Awareness, and Understanding (PAU) Violence Program
Services include education, information, safety planning, academic support, and referrals to campus and community resources. Their approach is student-centered, collaborative, and based in trying to help inspire, educate, and empower students and campus communities to build safe living-learning environments.
Jennifer Pagala Barnett* & Leslie Cabingabang* (*confidential resources)
2600 Campus Rd., QLCSS 211
Support is also provided to students accused of sexual misconduct by another student. Questions can be answered about the investigation process, findings, and procedures. However, the respondent support staff member is not legally required to maintain confidentiality and does not provide any legal advice.
2600 Campus Rd., QLCSS 305
Student Parents at Mānoa (SPAM)
This office provides support, advocacy, and referrals for pregnant and parenting students.
Student Health Services
A wide range of medical services are offered either by appointment or on a walk-in basis. This office provides a staff of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, nutritionists, pharmacists, laboratory technicians, and other support staff.
Student Health Services
1710 East West Rd.
Campus Resource and Service Center (CRSC) is an office that can assist you in locating information and resources for campus-related questions or concerns.
KŌKUA Program (Kahi O Ka Ulu ‘Ana - "The Place of Growing")
This office is responsible for providing disability access services to students with disabilities. Faculty, staff, and students with concerns related to access and equal opportunity for students with disabilities should contact this office.
Office of Civil Rights
This office upholds the University’s nondiscrimination policy and handles complaints and concerns regarding protected class issues.
Jill Nunokawa, Civil Rights Counselor
2600 Campus Rd., QLCSS 210
Office of Research Compliance
This office provides support to all 10 UH campuses and assures that research is performed responsibly. Their services include, but are not limited to, review of human studies, animal welfare, biological safety, animal and veterinary services, responsible conduct of research, and research integrity.
Dana Funai, Interim Research Integrity Officer
Kristin Bacon, Research Support, Human Studies Program
2425 Campus Rd., Sinclair 10