Southern University Law Center

Last Updated June 28, 2022
Department of Admission and Recruitment, PO Box 9294, Baton Rouge, LA 70813, 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. Chosen name appears:

  • Automatically on orientation name tag/materials
  • Upon student’s request, on faculty class rosters
  • Upon student’s request, on transcript
  • Upon student’s request, on diploma


  • Faculty and staff are allowed to include in email signatures
  • Students can indicate on name tags during orientation
  • Students can indicate on class rosters

Resources and Opportunities

  • LGBTQ+ student organization(s)
  • Funds for LGBTQ+ student organization(s)                 
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) student committee that includes LGBTQ+ representation
  • Funds for students to attend the Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair

Classroom Experience

  • Offers courses that include but do not focus exclusively on LGBTQ+


This law school provides all-gender-inclusive single-occupancy restroom(s), which include the following features:

  • In main law school building
  • 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 Southern University Law Center

Questions about financial aid

Office of Financial Aid
Calaundra Clark

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

Title IX
Kerii Landry-Thomas

Questions about usage of chosen name or pronouns

Office of Records    
Latonya Wright

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

Admission & Recruitment
Jordan Pittman

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

Alumni Affairs
Robbin Thomas

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