Title IX

Sexual Harassment, Sexual Violence, and Anti-Harassment 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:

  • Dating Violence;
  • Domestic Violence;
  • Gender-based harassment, including harassment based on actual or perceived sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression;
  • Sex discrimination;
  • Sexual Assault;
  • Sexual Exploitation;
  • Sexual Harassment and 
  • Stalking.

All members of the campus community are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights of others


KCC Commitment Statement:
Members of the Kauai Community College community, guests and visitors have the right to be free from all forms of sex/gender harassment, discrimination and misconduct, examples of which can include acts of sexual violence, sexual harassment, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking. All members of the campus community are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights of others.

Nondiscrimination Under Title IX:
Kauai 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. (See also Interim Executive Policy EP 1.204 – Interim Policy and Procedure on Sex Discrimination and Gender-Based Violence).  Kauai Community College’s prohibition of discrimination in educational programs and activities extends to employment as well as to admission.  For inquiries concerning Title IX please contact the Title IX Coordinator.  Individuals may also contact the federal offices below for information regarding Title IX or to file a formal grievance:
 
Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
Seattle Office
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
915 Second Avenue Room 3310
Seattle, WA 98174-1099
Telephone: (206) 607-1600
Fax: (206) 607-1601
TDD: (800) 877-8339
Email: OCR.Seattle@ed.gov
http://www.ed.gov/ocr   
 
U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Educational Opportunities Section, PHB
Washington, D.C. 20530
Telephone: (202) 514-4092 or (877) 292-3804 (toll-free)
Fax: (202) 514-8337
Email: education@usdoj.gov