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Disability Services Office

The Disability Services Office at the University of Hawai’i–West Oʻahu is dedicated to providing a supportive environment where students with disabilities can achieve academic success. Our staff will provide accommodations and other supports that are tailored to each student’s needs with the goal of removing barriers to access to the greatest extent possible.

Our Commitment

The University of Hawaiʻi – West Oʻahu (UHWO) is committed to making its educational and employment opportunities accessible to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) , Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (504) , Chapter 489 of the Hawai’i Revised Statutes, the University of Hawai’i system-wide policy “Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action” A9.900, and the University of Hawaiʻi system-wide policy “University Statement of Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action” E1.202. By providing full access to qualified students and employees with disabilities, UHWO demonstrates its belief that the community will benefit from the skills and talents of these individuals. As an equal opportunity employer, UHWO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the hiring, promotion, and retention of otherwise qualified faculty and staff.