University of Washington School of Law

University of Washington School of Law
William H. Gates Hall, Box 353020, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Phone: 206.543.4078 | Fax: 206.685.4201
Email: lawadm@uw.edu | Website: www.law.uw.edu

Does your law school have a nondiscrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation?

The University of Washington, as an institution established and maintained by the people of the state, is committed to providing equality of opportunity and an environment that fosters respect for all members of the university community. This policy has the goal of promoting an environment that is free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. To facilitate that goal, the university retains the authority to discipline or take appropriate corrective action for any conduct that is deemed unacceptable or inappropriate, regardless of whether the conduct rises to the level of unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Our university policy prohibits discrimination or harassment against a member of the university community because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or military status.

Does your law school have a nondiscrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity?

The University of Washington, as an institution established and maintained by the people of the state, is committed to providing equality of opportunity and an environment that fosters respect for all members of the university community. This policy has the goal of promoting an environment that is free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. To facilitate that goal, the university retains the authority to discipline or take appropriate corrective action for any conduct that is deemed unacceptable or inappropriate, regardless of whether the conduct rises to the level of unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Our university policy prohibits discrimination or harassment against a member of the university community because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or military status.

Does your law school provide gender-neutral restrooms?

Yes

Does your law school have a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender student organization?

Yes. For information, visit Outlaws, or contact:

Kayvon Behroozian
Email: kayvonb@uw.edu

Does your school have any openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender faculty members?

Yes

Does your school have any openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender administrators?

Yes

Does your law school offer any academic courses primarily focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender legal issues?

Yes

Does your law school offer the same benefits to faculty, staff, or student same-sex spouses as they do opposite-sex spouses?

Yes. Please see Benefits and Work/Life.

Does your law school offer any form of domestic-partner benefits to faculty, staff, or students?

Yes. Please see Benefits and Work/Life.

Additional Information

The University of Washington School of Law is one of the nation’s greatest public law schools and one of the world’s most respected centers for legal studies. We ground our commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, and multiculturalism in our public mission and in our pursuit of excellence.

The positive climate of our LGBT students at the law school is a reflection of our demonstrated commitment to provide access to opportunity to every student, recognition that additional work in the area of LGBT equality is needed, and willingness to collaborate in addressing these critical issues. We have been successful in providing unisex facilities, sexual-orientation-specific courses, and opportunities for open discourse within the university, School of Law, and our communities to work together toward equality and inclusion.