The University of Memphis—Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

Last Updated May 3, 2022
1 N. Front Street, Memphis, TN 38103-2189, United States

Policies and Practices that Impact the Student Experience

Nondiscrimination Policy

This school has a nondiscrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of:

  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender Identity
  • Gender Expression

Chosen Name

Chosen name can be used. Chosen name appears:

  • Upon student’s request, on orientation name tag/materials
  • Upon student’s request, on faculty class rosters
  • Upon student’s request, on transcript
  • Upon student’s request, on diploma


  • Faculty and staff are allowed to include in email signatures
  • Students can indicate on law school application

Resources and Opportunities

  • LGBTQ+ student organization(s)
  • Funds for LGBTQ+ student organization(s)                 
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) student committee that includes LGBTQ+ representation
  • Peer mentoring specifically for LGBTQ+ students                 

Classroom Experience

  • Offers courses that include but do not focus exclusively on LGBTQ+


  • School has a diversity, equity, and inclusion faculty committee

Local Community

  • LGBTQ+ specific events   
  • Pride events 
  • Readily identifiable LGBTQ+ friendly businesses (e.g., pride flag sticker)    

Navigating Memphis Law

Questions about financial aid

Admissions Office
Joanna Darden

Questions about LGBTQ+ resources available on and/or off campus

Admissions Office
Sue Ann McClellan

Questions about usage of chosen name or pronouns

Admissions Office
Sue Ann McClellan

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

Admissions Office
Sue Ann McClellan

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

No contact information provided. Contact Admissions.

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