Nova Southeastern University—Shepard Broad College of Law

Nova Southeastern University—Shepard Broad College of Law
3305 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7721, USA
Phone: 954.262.6117
Email: law-admissions@nova.edu | Website: www.law.nova.edu

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

The College of Law admits students of any race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, nondisqualifying handicap, religion, or national or ethnic origin.

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

Yes

Does your law school provide gender-neutral restrooms?

No

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

Lambda Law Society is an active student organization. For more information, contact lambdalaw@nova.edu.

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

Jim Wilets
Email: wilets@nova.edu

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

William D. Perez
Assistant Dean for Admissions
Email: wperez1@nova.edu

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

No LGBTQ-specific courses are offered; however, students will encounter cases with LGBTQ topics in a variety of classes.

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

Yes. Medical insurance is offered.

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

Yes. Medical insurance is offered.

Additional Information

NSU Law offers a most welcoming and engaging environment for LGBTQ students. South Florida has a significant and active LGBTQ community that provides additional support as well as a place where students seeking to engage in legal issues relating to the LGBTQ community may gain practical experience.