University of San Francisco School of Law

Last Updated June 6, 2024
USF School of Law, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080, United States

Policies and Practices that Impact the Student Experience 

Nondiscrimination Policy

This school has a nondiscrimination policy that covers:

  • Employment
  • Admissions 

The school’s nondiscrimination policy addresses discrimination on the basis of:

  • Sexual Orientation 
  • Gender Identity
  • Gender Expression

Name in Use (a.k.a. Chosen Name)

Name in use can be used. Students can indicate name in use:

  • On law school application
  • When filling out enrollment information
  • In school’s student information system

Name in use appears: 

  • Automatically on school-generated name tag/materials at school events (e.g., new student orientation)

Pronouns and Honorifics

Faculty, administration, and staff are:

  • Allowed to include pronouns in email signatures

Students can indicate pronouns:

  • On law school application 
  • When filling out enrollment information
  • In school’s student information system
  • During new student orientation

Students can indicate:

  • Honorifics on law school application 
  • Honorifics when filling out enrollment information
  • Honorifics in school’s student information system

Resources and Opportunities 

  • LGBTQ+ student organization(s)  
  • Funds for LGBTQ+ student organization(s)                  
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) student committee
  • Career counseling specifically for LGBTQ+ students
  • Peer mentoring specifically for LGBTQ+ students
  • Funds for students to attend the Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair

Faculty

  • School has a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) faculty committee

Facilities 

This law school provides: 

  • All-gender-inclusive multi-stall restroom(s) 
  • All-gender-inclusive single-occupancy restroom(s)
  • Gender-designated multi-stall restroom(s) that students can use based on the gender with which they self-identify
  • Gender-designated single-occupancy restroom(s) that students can use based on the gender with which they self-identify
  • Written policy supporting students using the restroom facilities based on the gender with which they self-identify
  • Signage by all gender-designated bathrooms in law school building(s) indicating students may use the bathroom that best aligns with their gender identity

All-gender-inclusive restrooms:

  • Located in main law school building
  • All are 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 San Francisco School of Law

Questions about financial aid

Assistant Director of Law Financial Aid
Eufemia Aquino
eaquino@usfca.edu
415.422.6210

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

Office of Student Affairs
Stephanie Carlos
shcarlos@usfca.edu
415.422.6304

Questions about usage of chosen name, pronouns, or honorifics

Office of Student Affairs
Stephanie Carlos
shcarlos@usfca.edu
415.422.6304

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

Office of Student Affairs
Stephanie Carlos
shcarlos@usfca.edu
415.422.6304

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

Office of Student Affairs
Stephanie Carlos
shcarlos@usfca.edu
415.422.6304

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