Key Areas Of Progress


  • All University community members can now provide their gender identity and preferred name in central databases relevant for students or staff.
  • University systems technology has been enhanced to ensure legal sex and legal names are only shared on a need-to-know basis for both students and staff.
  • More than 250 campus restrooms have been converted to gender-inclusive restrooms.
  • Changing rooms at Dillon Gym now include six private, gender-inclusive shower/changing areas.
  • All students can request for additional restrooms to be converted on the undergraduate housing website.
  • The University began work in 2015 on a multi-year process to make all undergraduate housing gender inclusive.That process is now complete.Housing assignments now all draw from a database featuring self-reported gender data from students.All housing is now gender-inclusive.
  • All University Health Services (UHS) staff are now trained in LGBTQ student care and can relevant professionals can prescribe hormone replacement therapy.  UHS has established a team of interdisciplinary professionals to support evidence-based models of care.
  • An Outreach Psychologist has been employed by UHS with particular expertise in working with transgender and gender non-binary students.


The following questions represent those most frequently asked related to the University’s values and support of transgender and gender non-binary students and employees.


Shawn L. Maxam
Associate Provost for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
Office Phone
204 Nassau Hall