University of Alberta Faculty of Law

Last Updated June 28, 2022
Admissions Office, 128 Law Centre, Edmonton, AB T6G 2H5, Canada

Policies and Practices that Impact the Student Experience

Chosen Name

Chosen name can be used. Chosen name appears:

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

Pronouns

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

Scholarships

Students are eligible for general diversity and inclusion financial aid based on:

  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender Identity

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

  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender Identity

Resources and Opportunities

  • LGBTQ+ student organization(s)
  • Funds for LGBTQ+ student organization(s)                 
  • Career counseling specifically for LGBTQ+ students  
  • Peer mentoring specifically for LGBTQ+ students                 
  • Emergency funds that LGBTQ+ students can request if they are in crisis     
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) student committee that includes LGBTQ+ representation

Classroom Experience

  • Offers courses that include but do not focus exclusively on LGBTQ+
  • Faculty required to use gender-inclusive language in their syllabi

Faculty

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

Facilities

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 Alberta Faculty of Law

Questions about financial aid

Law Admissions Office
Gloria Stratern
law.awards@ualberta.ca
780.492.2513

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

Admissions Office
Jennifer Ha

Law.nca@ualberta.ca
780.492.8669

Questions about usage of chosen name or pronouns

Admissions Office  
Laura Boeyenga     
law.admissions@ualberta.ca       
780.492.3067

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

Outlaw
outlaw@ualberta.ca

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

Outlaw
outlaw@ualberta.ca

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