SMU Dedman School of Law

SMU Dedman School of Law
PO Box 750110, Dallas, TX 75275-0110, USA
Phone: 214.768.2550 | Toll-free: 888.768.5291 | Fax: 214.768.2549
Email: lawadmit@smu.edu | Website: www.law.smu.edu

 

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

SMU will not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. SMU's commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. The executive director for access and equity and Title IX coordinator has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies.

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

SMU will not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. SMU's commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. The executive director for access and equity and Title IX coordinator has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies.

Does your law school provide gender-neutral restrooms?

No

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

SMU OUTlaw

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

Yes

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

Yes

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

LGBT Rights 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?

Statement of Domestic Partnership (PDF)

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

Statement of Domestic Partnership (PDF)

Additional Information

SMU Dedman School of Law welcomes all students. If you choose to discuss your sexual orientation or sexual identity, we encourage you to use your personal statement or diversity statement in the application. We have admitted transgender students, and we do provide unisex facilities. SMU strives to enroll a diverse student body each year.