University of Houston Law Center

Last Updated June 13, 2022
4104 Martin Luther King Blvd, Houston, TX 77204-6060, 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 can be used on a case-by-case basis. Chosen name appears:

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


  • Faculty and staff are encouraged but not required to include in email signatures
  • Students can indicate on class rosters

Resources and Opportunities

  • LGBTQ+ student organization(s)
  • Funds for LGBTQ+ student organization(s)                 
  • Emergency funds that LGBTQ+ students can request if they are in crisis     
  • Funds for students to attend the Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair

Classroom Experience

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


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


This law school provides all-gender-inclusive single-occupancy restroom(s), which include the following features:

  • In main law school building
  • ADA accessible

Local Community

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

Navigating University of Houston Law Center

Questions about financial aid

Office of Student Affairs
Carla Martinez

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

Office of Student Affairs
Carla Martinez

Questions about usage of chosen name or pronouns

Office of Student Affairs    
Erin Dickson

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

Office of Student Affairs
Derrick E. Gabriel

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

Office of Law Alumni Relations
Sondra R. Tennessee, Associate Dean for Alumni and Community Relations         

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