University of Houston Law Center

Last Updated June 6, 2024
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 covers:

  • Employment
  • Admissions 

The school’s nondiscrimination policy addresses discrimination on the basis of:

  • Sexual Orientation 
  • Gender Identity
  • Gender Expression

Name in Use (a.k.a. Chosen Name)

Name in use can be used. Students can indicate name in use:

  • On law school application
  • When filling out enrollment information
  • In school’s student information system

Name in use appears: 

  • Automatically on school-generated name tag/materials at school events (e.g., new student orientation)
  • Automatically on faculty class rosters
  • Automatically on school-generated materials for on-campus interviews
  • Automatically on student diplomas
  • Upon request on student diplomas

Pronouns and Honorifics

Faculty, administration, and staff are:

  • Allowed to include pronouns in email signatures

Students can indicate pronouns:

  • During new student orientation

Students can indicate:

  • Honorifics on law school application 

Resources and Opportunities 

  • LGBTQ+ student organization(s)  
  • Funds for LGBTQ+ student organization(s)                  
  • Career counseling specifically for LGBTQ+ students
  • Emergency funds that LGBTQ+ students can request if they are in crisis

Classroom Experience

  • Offers at least one course that focuses primarily on LGBTQ+ issues


  • School has faculty member(s) who conduct research primarily focused on LGBTQ+ topics


This law school provides: 

  • All-gender-inclusive single-occupancy restroom(s)

All-gender-inclusive restrooms:

  • Located in main law school building
  • All are 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
Emelia Alvear

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

Office of Student Affairs
Monica Mensah

Questions about usage of chosen name, pronouns, or honorifics

Office of Student Affairs
Monica Mensah

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

Office of Student Affairs
Monica Mensah

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

Office of Law Alumni Relations
Sondra Tennessee

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