University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

Last Updated October 13, 2022
Admissions Office, 651 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226, 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.


  • Faculty and staff are allowed to include in email signatures

Resources and Opportunities

  • LGBTQ+ student organization(s)
  • Funds for students to attend the Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair
  • 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+


  • School has a diversity, equity, and inclusion faculty committee
  • School has faculty member(s) who conduct research primarily focused on LGBTQ+ topics


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
  • In the law library
  • 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 Detroit Mercy School of Law

Questions about financial aid

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

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Questions about usage of chosen name or pronouns

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Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

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Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

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