University of South Carolina School of Law

Last Updated June 28, 2022
701 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29208, 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
  • Upon student’s request, on faculty class rosters
  • Upon student’s request, on transcript
  • Upon student’s request, on diploma

Pronouns

  • Faculty and staff are allowed to include in email signatures
  • Students can indicate on law school application

Resources and Opportunities

  • LGBTQ+ student organization(s)                     
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) student committee that includes LGBTQ+ representation
  • Career counseling specifically for LGBTQ+ students                       

Classroom Experience

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

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 South Carolina School of Law

Questions about financial aid

Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships
803.777.8134

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

Office of Student Affairs
803.777.2430

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Jan M. Baker
bakerjm3@law.sc.edu
803.777.7737

Questions about usage of chosen name or pronouns

Office of Student Affairs
803.777.2430

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

Office of Student Affairs
803.777.2430

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Jan M. Baker
bakerjm3@law.sc.edu
803.777.7737

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