The University of Chicago Law School

Last Updated May 4, 2022
Admissions Office, 1111 E. 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, 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

Chosen Name

Chosen name can be used. Chosen name appears:

  • Automatically on orientation name tag/materials
  • Automatically 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
  • Students can indicate on class rosters


Students are eligible for specific financial aid for students based on their:

  • Sexual Orientation

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                 
  • Emergency funds that LGBTQ+ students can request if they are in crisis     

Classroom Experience

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


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


This law school provides all-gender-inclusive single-occupancy restrooms 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 Chicago Law School

Questions about financial aid

Financial Aid Office
Michelle Ortiz Wortel

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

LGBTQ Student Life
Ravi Randhava

Questions about usage of chosen name or pronouns

Dean of Students
Charles N. Todd

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

Associate Director of Student Affairs & Diversity and Inclusion 
José Luis Rodríguez

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

Office of External Affairs
Lauren Siegel     

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