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It is the University’s responsibility to provide a safe, supportive environment where students can achieve academic success and personal growth. Unfortunately, the issue of sexual assault and gender-based violence is prevalent on college campuses nationwide. The University of Hawaii has made significant progress towards addressing this critical problem, but we can do more.

Campus climate surveys are important tools that are used to help colleges prevent sexual assault and other forms of gender-based violence. These surveys measure the prevalence of gender-based violence on campus and gauge students’ attitudes and behaviors.

In January 2017, UH launched a climate survey on sexual harassment and gender-based violence across all ten campuses. The survey gave students an opportunity to share their experiences and perceptions on how sexual misconduct on their campus.

The University also launched a second climate survey on January 22, 2019 to continue monitoring the issue of campus sexual harassment and gender-based violence.

How to Take the Survey – Closed as of February 22, 2019 (Next Survey to Launch January 2021)

To complete the 2019 Survey, UH students should check their email for an invitation from President Lassner and a custom, individualized link to the online survey. Students can pause, access their survey again through their survey link, and continue answering the survey anytime until the end of the survey period, February 22, 2019.

The self-administered online web survey is accessible across multiple devices, including but not limited to, ipads, mobile phones, and laptops. Students also have the option of requesting a printed questionnaire and business reply envelope in which to return the survey.

Translated Sections

Key sections (Consent Form, Instructions and Definitions) translated into Tagalog, Korean, Mandarin, or Japanese were available to students in the online survey and on this webpage: