SEX DISCRIMINATION AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE POLICY
Title IX is a landmark federal civil rights law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. The University of Hawai‘i is committed to maintaining and promoting safe and respectful campus environments that are free from sex discrimination and gender-based violence. This includes but is not limited to:
•Gender-based harassment, including harassment based on actual or perceived sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression;
•Domestic violence; and
All members of the campus community are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights of others.
For more information please go to https://www.kauai.hawaii.edu/ep1204-interim-policy, the University of Hawai‘i’s Interim Policy and Procedure on Sex Discrimination and Gender-Based Violence, EP 1.204.
Members of the Kaua‘i Community College community, guests, and visitors have the right to be free from all forms of sex discrimination and gender-based violence.
Kaua‘i Community College:
•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.
•Prohibits discrimination in educational programs and activities and extends to employment as well as to admission.
•Is committed to maintaining and promoting safe and respectful campus environments that are free from sex discrimination and gender-based violence.
•Does not tolerate and prohibuts sex discrimination and gender-based violence.
•Will promptly and thoroughly investigate and resolve complaints alleging sex discrimination and gender-based violence.
•Can include providing information, law enforcement options, safety measures, educational measures, prevention services, and on- and off-campus resources where appropriate.
•Will take prompt and effective steps (including disciplinary sanctions) reasonably calculated to end the seual misconduct, eliminate the hostile environment, prevent its recurrence, and remedy its effects where appropriate.
•Adheres to Interim EP 1.204, Policy and Procedure on Sex Discrimination and Gender-Based VIolence. Please click here for Interim EP 1.204 http://hawaii.edu/policy/docs/temp/ep1.204.pdf. This policy defines expectations for appropriate conduct, and outlines resolution processes to address conduct that does not meet these expectations.
•Has designated a Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinators who oversee the College's compliance with Title IX.