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Student Right to Know/Consumer Information

Consumer Information Disclosures

This Consumer Information is disseminated to all UH Maui College students every semester via student email. Paper copies of this information are available in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs in Ho‘okipa Building, and in the Office of Student Life in Pilina Building.

In compliance with federal law, a brief description of the information that must be disclosed, where to find the information online, and contact information for the responsible department is provided below.   For your convenience, most of this information is provided in the College Catalog.

If you have questions or would like to request a paper copy of any materials, please call or e-mail the appropriate office or visit the indicated websites.

The following UHMC personnel are available to provide information in their respective areas upon request:

Academic Affairs – John McKee, email: jvmckee@hawaii.edu, phone: 808-984-3213
Administrative Affairs – David Tamanaha, email: davidt@hawaii.edu, phone: 808-984-3253
Bookstore – Aaron Ventura, email: aventura@hawaii.edu, phone: 808-984-3248
Campus Security Department (Annual Security Report) – Chuck Tsang, email: wctsang@hawaii.edu, phone: 808-984-3576
Cashier – Talia Purdy, email: tpurdy@hawaii.edu, phone: 808-984-3257
Chancellor – Lui Hokoana, email: lhokoana@hawaii.edu, phone: 808-984-3636
Disability – Catherine Taylor, email: cataylor@hawaii.edu, phone: 808-984-3227
Financial Aid — Davileigh Naeole, email: davileig@hawaii.edu, phone: 808-984-3277
Institutional Research – Jeannie Pezzoli, email: pezzoli@hawaii.edu, phone: 808-984-3766
Marketing – Kit Zulueta, email: zulu@hawaii.edu, phone: 808-984-3398
Registrar/Admissions & Records – Flora Mora, email: fmora@hawaii.edu, phone: 808-984-3267
Student Affairs – Debra Nakama, email: debran@hawaii.edu, phone: 808-984-3515

Contact: Counseling Department, Phone: 808-984-3306

A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 is required to remain on satisfactory academic progress at UH Maui College. A copy of the UH Maui College Academic Probation Policy is available at: http://maui.hawaii.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Acad-probation-policy.pdf

For Federal Financial Aid purposes, students must meet Financial Aid eligibility and standards for Satisfactory Academic Progress. A copy of the UH Maui College Financial Aid Office Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy is available at: http://maui.hawaii.edu/financial/sap-satisfactory-academic-progress/

Contact: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs – John McKee, jvmckee@hawaii.edu

Phone: 808-984-3213

Information concerning UH Maui College academic programs is available in the College catalog at

http://maui.hawaii.edu/assets/PDF/UHMC-General-Catalog-2017-2018.pdf.

Contact: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs – John McKee, jvmckee@hawaii.edu

Phone: 808-984-3213

UH Maui College is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California 94501, Phone: 510-748-9001, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U. S. Department of Education.

Contact: Office of the Chancellor – Brian Moto, Executive Assistant to the Chancellor, bmoto@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3656

The Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendment of 1989 requires UH Maui College to certify to the U.S. Department of Education that it has adopted and implemented a program to prevent the illicit use of drugs and the abuse of alcohol by students and employees. UH Maui College is in compliance with the requirements of the Act.   UH Maui College also complies with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988.

UH Executive Policy EP 11.201, pertaining to Illegal Drugs, Alcohol and Substance Abuse, states, among other things, that students, faculty and staff are expected to perform their duties free of intoxication by any illegal drugs or alcohol, and that students, faculty and staff are expected to observe laws regulating illegal drugs and may be subject to investigation and/or prosecution for illegal drug use.

Executive Policy EP 11.201 is available at: http://hawaii.edu/policy/?action=viewPolicy&policySection=ep&policyChapter=11&policyNumber=201

Contact: Aaron Ventura, aventura@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3248

The UH Maui College Bookstore, located on the Kahului campus, provides students with textbooks, workbooks, and a variety of school supplies and UH Maui College logo items. The Bookstore also provides services such as a Textbook Price Comparison Tool, a Textbook Rental Program, and a Textbook Buyback Service.

More information about the UH Maui College Bookstore is available at: www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/maui/.

Contact: Chuck Tsang, wctsang@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3576

Pursuant to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, UH Maui College publishes an annual security report containing safety- and security-related policy statements and crime statistics and distributes the report to all current students and employees. UH Maui College also informs prospective students and employees about the availability of the report.

A copy of the latest Campus Annual Security Report is available at: http://maui.hawaii.edu/security/.

Contact: Financial Aid Office – Davileigh Naeole, davileig@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3277

The UH Maui College Financial Aid Office is expected to maintain exemplary standards of professional conduct in carrying out all aspects of its responsibilities and must avoid any conflicts of interests with respect to federal and private education loans. As members of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), the UH Maui College Financial Aid Office is also bound by the NASFAA Code of Conduct. The UH Code of Conduct for Educational Loans is available at http://maui.hawaii.edu/financial/student-loan-code-of-conduct/.

UH Maui College does not partner with lenders. UH Maui College processes all federal student loans via the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program.

Contact: Kristine Korey-Smith, ksmith@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3345

Students with knowledge and skills obtained through previous coursework or experience have several options to apply for additional credit to their UH Maui College program. For more information, see section on College Credit Equivalency in the UHMC General Catalog 2018-2019 at: http://maui.hawaii.edu/assets/PDF/UHMC-General-Catalog-2018-2019.pdf

Contact: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs – Debra Nakama, debran@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3515

In accordance with federal law, UH Maui College, as an educational institution receiving Federal funding, holds an educational program about the United States Constitution on September 17 of each year for its students.

Contact: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Information Technology – Deanna MK Reece, dkamakee@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3607

Use of all University of Hawaiʻi information Technology Resources are governed by UH Executive Policy EP2.210: Use and Management of Information Technology Resources. Continued use of UH Username and University Information Technology Resources by a student indicates acceptance of, and agreement to, Executive Policy EP2.210. The complete policy can be found online at:http://www.hawaii.edu/policy/docs/temp/ep2.210.pdf

Unauthorized downloading and distribution of copyrighted material (songs, movies, software, games, etc.) is illegal and in violation of Federal Copyright Laws and may subject violators to civil and criminal liabilities.

More information is available at the U.S. Copyright Office website at www.copyright.gov, and their Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) at www.copyright.gov/help/faq

Contact: Business Office – Talia Purdy, tpurdy@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3257

Information concerning cost of attendance at UH Maui College, including tuition and fees, payment options, financial aid, and scholarship listings, is available at http://maui.hawaii.edu/paying-for-college/.

Contact: Counseling Department, Phone: 808-984-3306

UH Maui College offers an array of counseling services throughout the academic year and summer months. A comprehensive program of individual and group counseling is provided to help students pursue educational and career goals and with personal growth and development.

For more information, contact the Counseling Department at 808-984-3306.

Contact: Catherine Taylor, cataylor@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3227, TTY 808-984-3741.

Students with disabilities, either permanent or temporary, may be provided with academic accommodations after completing the intake process. Students desiring academic accommodations are advised to call the Disability Services Office Counselor as early as possible so that services may be arranged in a timely manner.

More information regarding services is available at: http://maui.hawaii.edu/disability/

Contact: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs – David Tamanaha, davidt@hawaii.edu  Phone: 808-984-3253

UH Alert is a comprehensive system of emergency messaging to inform the campus community of animmediate  threat to the safety and security of UH students or employees, including campus closures. You must register for the service to receive alerts via email and/or SMS/text messaging. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to sign up online. Message and data rates may apply. For more information or to sign up for UH Alert, visit the UH Maui College webpage at https://www.hawaii.edu/alert/

Contact: Chancellor’s Office – Jeannie Pezzoli, pezzoli@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3766

UH Maui College persistence and graduation rates are reported annually by the UH Office of Institutional Research under the heading of “Student-Right-to Know” data. The latest findings are posted online at: https://www.hawaii.edu/iro/srtk.php

The UH Institutional Research Office also posts the official headcount at all UH campuses every semester. These data are displayed at the top of its homepage at: https://www.hawaii.edu/iro/

Contact: Registrar’s Office – Flora Mora, fmora@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3267

In accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (FERPA), UH Maui College students have the right to inspect and review their official education records and request the amendment of their education records. Students also have the right to provide written consent before UH Maui College discloses personally identifiable information from the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without con­sent. Students seeking to inspect their record(s) should submit a written request to the UH Maui College Registrar.

More information about FERPA is available at maui.hawaii.edu/privacy-policies.

Contact: Financial Aid Office – Davileigh Naeole, davileig@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3277

Federal Regulations require that UH Maui College make available to prospective and enrolled students information regarding:

UH Maui College does not have an approved Study Abroad Program that may be considered for enrollment at the home school for purposes of applying for federal student financial aid.

The UH Maui College Financial Aid Office provides support with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other financial aid processes and assists with scholarship information and applications. For more information concerning Financial Aid, visit the UH Maui College Financial Aid website at http://maui.hawaii.edu/financial.

Contact: Admissions Office – Flora Mora, fmora@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3267

UH Maui College requires that a Health Clearance Form confirming Tuberculosis (TB) and Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) immunization clearance be submitted to the UH Maui College Health Center prior to registration. Forms may be dropped off at the Center or faxed to 808-242-1578.

A student may be accepted to UH Maui College without clearance, but will not be able to register for classes until clearance documents are submitted.

Contact: Financial Aid Office – Davileigh Naeole, davileig@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3277

In accordance with federal law, UH Maui College provides a Net Price Calculator, the purpose of which is to help estimate the net price of the institution for a student. The estimate is based on the amount full-time, first year undergraduate students paid to attend UH Maui College in the prior year, and is calculated by subtracting the average need-based and merit-based grant aid from the institution’s cost of attendance.

The Net Price Calculator is available at http://maui.hawaii.edu/netpricecalculator/.

Contact: IT Computing Services Department, Phone: 808-984-3283

UH Maui College, in partnership with UH Information Technology Services (ITS), provides software, services, and technical support to protect the UH community against computer viruses and security threats.

Users of University information technology resources should always engage in responsible computing and network practices. All users must respect property, security mechanisms, right to privacy, and freedom from intimidation, harassment, and annoyance in accordance with all University policies and procedures.

Use of all University of Hawaiʻi information Technology Resources are governed by UH Executive Policy EP2.210: Use and Management of Information Technology Resources. Continued use of a UH Username and University Information Technology Resources indicates acceptance of, and agreement to, Executive Policy EP2.210. The complete policy can be found at: http://www.hawaii.edu/policy/docs/temp/ep2.210.pdf

The University defines and provides access to institutional computers, information systems and networks as a privilege rather than as a right. Reliable and safe access to the University’s information resources requires that users accept their responsibility to behave in ways that protect the community and preserve their own access.

For more information on IT security go to: http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/729. Technical support is available at the Help Desk (uhmchelp@hawaii.edu).

Contact:

  • Title IX Coordinator, Phone: 808-984-3601
  • EEO/AA Coordinator, Phone: 808-984-3380
  • Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Students, Phone: 808-984-3376
  • Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Employees, Phone: 808-984-3253
  • Section 504 Coordinator – Students, Phone: 808-984-3227
  • Section 504 Coordinator – Employees, Phone: 808-984-3380

It is the policy of the University to provide equity of opportunity in higher education, both in the educational mission and as an employer. The University is committed to comply with all State and Federal statutes, rules, and regulations that prohibit discrimination. The University is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

See Executive Policy EP1.202 on Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action (PDF) at https://www.hawaii.edu/policy/docs/temp/ep1.202.pdf

Contact: Financial Aid Office – Davileigh Naeole, davileig@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3277

In accordance with the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, and applicable federal regulations, UH Maui College has published a “Return of Title IV Funds Handout”, which outlines UH Maui College policy for the return of Title IV aid. When a student who receives Title IV financial aid (consisting of federal grants and/or loans) withdraws from courses during the semester, fails to earn a passing grade in any course during the semester, or stops attending before completing the semester, the student may be required to pay back a portion, or all, of the financial aid.

Students who receive Title IV financial aid and are contemplating not completing a semester should contact the Financial Aid Office to discuss the effects of not completing their classes.

The Return of Title IV Funds Handout is available at:   http://maui.hawaii.edu/financial.

Contact: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs – Debra Nakama, debran@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3515

The Safe Zone Program exists to create and maintain a positive social, academic, and employment environment at UH Maui College for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex faculty, staff, and students. The Program ensures the enforcement of state law and UH policy that prohibit harassment and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

For more information, call 808-956-9250 or 808-984-3515.

Contact: Title IX Coordinator – Debbi Brown, debbi@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3601

UH Maui College is committed to maintaining and promoting a safe and respectful campus

environment that is free from sex discrimination and gender-based violence. This includes:

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

A copy of the University’s Interim Policy and Procedure on Sex Discrimination and Gender-Based Violence is available at: https://www.hawaii.edu/policy/docs/temp/ep1.204.pdf

Contact: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs – David Tamanaha, davidt@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3253

All University of Hawai’i campuses, including UH Maui College and its Outreach Centers, are tobacco-free, joining more than 2,000 U.S. universities and colleges in an effort to provide a healthy environment for all students, faculty, and staff. State law prohibits the use of tobacco products on all 10 UH campuses and University-owned facilities. Tobacco products include, but are not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smoking tobacco, electronic cigarettes, vapes and chewing tobacco. More information on the Smoke-Free Campus Policy is available at:

https://www.hawaii.edu/offices/communications/tobaccofree/

UH Maui College offers a number of programs for targeted populations:

  • Kuʻina – The mission of the Kuʻina program is to encourage and facilitate the transition of youth to independence and self-sufficiency. For more information, call 808-984-3669.
  • Nā Pua Noʻeau – The goal of Nā Pua Noʻeau is to raise the educational and career aspirations of Hawaiian students and their families by exposing them to educational activities. For more information, call 808-984-3364.
  • Pai Ka Mana Student Support Services Program – The mission of the Pai Ka Mana Student Support Services Program is to assist low-income, first generation, and/or disabled program participants in obtaining the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete an associate degree or certificate and transfer into a baccalaureate degree program. For more information, call 808-984-3574.
  • Upward Bound & Upward Bound Math Science – The UH Maui College Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science programs strive to increase postsecondary enrollment and college degree completion for low-income first-generation Baldwin, Maui, and Molokai High School participants. For more information, call 808-984-3299.
  • Educational Opportunity Center – The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is a federally funded TRIO program providing assistance to college-ready Maui County residents who want to enter a postsecondary educational program. EOC services are free to those who are qualified as low-income, first-generation to college, and/or veterans. For more information, call 808-984-3286.

Contact: Office of the Chancellor, Lui K. Hokoana, lhokoana@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3636

The UH Maui College 2015-2021 Strategic Directions is a plan guided by the College’s Mission, Vision, Core Values, and Institutional Learning Outcomes, and is intended to be consistent with UH System and UH Community Colleges Strategic Plans and WASC Senior College and University Commission and Achieving the Dream recommendations. The plan sets forth five major themes: Student Success; Quality of Learning; Hawai‘i Papa O Ke Ao (a UH System plan to create a model indigenous-serving institution); Community Needs and Workforce Development; and Sustainability.

A copy of UH Maui College 2015-2021 Strategic Directions is available at: http://maui.hawaii.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Strategic-Directions-Final-Concept-v14-lq-web.pdf

Contact: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, John McKee, jvmckee@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3213

The UH Maui College Student Academic Grievance Procedure provides for the consistent and equitable resolution of legitimate student academic grievances. A copy of the Student Academic Grievance Procedure is available at: http://maui.hawaii.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/academic-grievance-policy.pdf

Contact: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs – Debra Nakama, debran@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3515

The UH Maui College Student Conduct Code defines expected conduct for students and specifies acts subject to University sanctions. Students should familiarize themselves with the Student Conduct Code, since upon enrollment at UH Maui College, students are subject to the policies and regulations of the University and its duly constituted bodies.

Student Conduct Code information is available at: http://maui.hawaii.edu/student-conduct-code/

Contact: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs – Debra Nakama, debran@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3515

Maui College serves three islands, providing comprehensive opportunities and special programs on Maui, with additional education centers on Lānaʻi and Molokaʻi. A pioneering television network helps reach rural areas.

For more fast facts about UH Maui College, including facts regarding student diversity and percentage of Pell Grant recipients, go to: https://www.hawaii.edu/campuses/maui/

Contact: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs – Debra Nakama, debran@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3515

The Associated Students of UH Maui College (ASUHMC) is the official student organization. All enrolled UH Maui College students paying student activity fees are members of ASUHMC. The Student Government Council, the representative governing body of the ASUHMC, administers student activity fees and develops and provides programs, services, and activities to meet student needs.

More information regarding Student Government is available at: http://maui.hawaii.edu/studentlife/student-government/

Contact: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs – Debra Nakama, debran@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3515

UH Maui College has agreements with other institutions enabling students to meet admission requirements and/or to transfer credits. Agreements exist with a variety of colleges both within and outside the UH system. Students interested in transferring to another institution should meet with a counselor before starting on a course of study leading to a transfer program.

The Counseling Department can be reached at 808-984-3306.

Contact: Business Office – Talia Purdy, email: tpurdy@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3257

The amount of refund for a class depends on the date of the beginning of the session and the date on which the student withdraws from the class. Processing of refunds generally start after the end of the 50% drop period for the semester. Refunds for financial aid students who withdraw completely or stop attending classes will be made in accordance with federal regulations. UH Maui College reserves the right to redirect refunds to apply to any financial account balances for another semester.

More information on tuition refunds is available at: http://maui.hawaii.edu/tuition-refund-policy/

Contact: Student Life Office – Debra Nakama, debran@hawaii.edu Phone: 808-984-3515

To register to vote in Hawaii, an individual must be a:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • A resident of the State of Hawaii
  • At least eighteen (18) years of age.

For voter registration information visit www.olvr.hawaii.gov. A current Hawaii Driver’s License or State ID is needed to complete an application online.