This office oversees all graduate programs on campus except for the MD program, LAW, and professional master’s programs in Shidler College of Business. From the submission of applications for admission through 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.
Selected Campus Resources
The following campus resources provide support to graduate students in their respective areas. For more information on individual programs and services, please contact the resource directly. Please note that this list is not all-inclusive, but provides a selection of resources that can assist you during your graduate student experience.
Resources marked with an asterisk (*) after their name indicates that they are a confidential resource with whom you may seek assistance. They can help to guide and advise you while keeping their conversations with you confidential.
This office upholds the University’s nondiscrimination policy and handles complaints and concerns regarding protected class issues.
2600 Campus Rd., QLCSS 210
Campus Resource and Service Center is an office that can assist you in locating information and resources for campus-related questions or concerns.
Center for Teaching Excellence
CTE maintains ongoing dialogue about excellence in teaching through professional development programs and services at UH Mānoa. CTE offers services for TA training, teaching evaluations, individual consultations, and innovative teaching spaces.
Counseling and Student Development Center*
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
Equal Employment Office/ Affirmative Action Office
The EEO/AA Office promotes the university’s commitment to diversity by overseeing the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the UH System.
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.
Human Studies Program
The Human Studies Program works with the UH research community to ensure the health, welfare, rights, and dignity of people who volunteer for UH research; and provides free IRB review for UH-affiliates.
International Student Services
The Office of International Student Services strives to support international student success by advising students on immigration regulations, serving as a resource, and advocating for international students and education.
KOKUA 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.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer+ (LGBTQ+) Center*
The LGBTQ+ Center strives to maintain a safe and inclusive campus environment free from harassment and discrimination. The center offers daily direct services, advocacy, and a study lounge.
Mānoa Human Resources
Mānoa HR provides tools and resources for employees, supervisors, administrators, and prospective employees in areas including but not limited to classification, compensation, recruitment, selection, labor relations, training, and other HR related matters.
Office of Gender Equity*
The Office of Gender Equity offers direct services to victims and survivors of sexual harassment and sexual assault. Services offered include crisis screening and assessment, case referral, safety planning and risk assessment.
2600 Campus Rd., QLCSS 210
Available until mid-July
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.
2600 Campus Rd., QLCSS 207
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.
Prevention, Awareness, and Understanding (PAU) Violence Program*
The PAU Violence Program exists to inspire, educate, and empower students and campus communities to build safe living-learning environments, end interpersonal violence, and encourage holistic well-being in ways that are supportive, collaborative, student-centered, and strengths-based. PAU Violence Program staff provides direct services to all University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa students including crisis response, safety planning, academic support, and referrals to campus and community resources.
Student Parents at Mānoa (SPAM)*
This office provides support, advocacy, and referrals for pregnant and parenting students.
2600 Campus Rd., QLCSS 211
University Health Services Mānoa*
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.