University of California Hastings College of  the Law

Last Updated June 17, 2022
200 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, 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:

  • Automatically on orientation name tag/materials
  • Automatically on faculty class rosters
  • Automatically on transcript
  • Automatically on diploma

Pronouns

  • Faculty and staff are encouraged but not required to include in email signatures
  • Students can indicate on law school application
  • Students can indicate on name tags during orientation
  • Students can indicate on class rosters

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     
  • Funds for students to participate in the Williams Institute Annual Moot Court
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) student committee that includes LGBTQ+ representation

Classroom Experience

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

Faculty

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

Facilities

This law school provides all-gender-inclusive restroom(s) and 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 California Hastings College of Law

Questions about financial aid

Financial Aid Office
Alejandro Torres
financialaid@uchastings.edu

415.565.4624

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

Admissions Office
Bryan Zerbe

admissions@uchastings.edu
415.565.4623

Questions about usage of chosen name or pronouns

Records Office       
Sarah Reed 
records@uchastings.edu   
415.565.4623

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

Admissions Office
Bryan Zerbe

admissions@uchastings.edu
415.565.4623

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

Admissions Office
admissions@uchastings.edu       
415.565.4623

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