Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
7214 St. Charles Avenue, Box 901, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
Phone: 504.861.5797 | Fax: 504.861.5739
Email: ladmit@loyno.edu | Website: law.loyno.edu

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

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law has fully supported and fostered the policy of not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation in its educational programs, admissions and employment practices, and in the activities it operates. This policy is in compliance with all applicable federal regulations and guidelines.

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

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law has fully supported and fostered the policy of not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation in its educational programs, admissions and employment practices, and in the activities it operates. This policy is in compliance with all applicable federal regulations and guidelines.

Does your law school provide gender-neutral restrooms?

No

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

The Lambda Law Alliance is a private, nonpartisan student organization designed to foster a welcoming environment for all students regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. In accordance with Ignatian and Jesuit tradition, the Lambda Law Alliance affirms the goodness, worth, and dignity of every person. Lambda Law Alliance strives to support diversity in the College of Law; to support gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex law students and prospective law students; to increase knowledge and awareness of legal issues that are unique to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex community; and to serve the greater community as a source of information about gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex legal issues. As a corollary, Lambda Law Alliance will create a community of LGBTQ+ and LGBTQ+ allies at Loyola College of Law through formal and informal social events.

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

No

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

No

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

Constitutional Law Seminar: Sexual Orientation and the Law

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

Loyola University New Orleans extends benefits to the legal spouses of all eligible employees, regardless of sex.

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

No

Additional Information

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law is committed to a diverse law school and, therefore, welcomes members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies to participate fully as members of our institution. Students, faculty, and administration are encouraged to discuss a variety of perspectives, including those that specifically impact the LGBTQ+ community, inside and outside of the classroom.

If candidates for law school feel that addressing their identity is relevant to their consideration for law school admission, they may do so in the personal statement or optional diversity statement. The College of Law values diversity to its fullest extent and has had the honor of welcoming students of a variety of sexual orientations and gender identities. New Orleans is a city that celebrates individuality. In 2017, multiple national publications voted the Crescent City as one of the most welcoming cities for the LGBTQ+ community.