University of Miami School of Law

Last Updated June 28, 2022
PO Box 248087, Coral Gables, FL 33124-8087, 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

Pronouns

  • Faculty and staff are encouraged but not required to include in email signatures
  • Students can indicate on name tags during orientation
  • Students can indicate on class rosters

Scholarships

Students are eligible for general diversity and inclusion financial aid based on:

  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender Identity

Students are eligible for specific financial aid for students based on their:

  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender Identity

Resources and Opportunities

  • LGBTQ+ student organization(s)
  • Funds for LGBTQ+ student organization(s)                 
  • Career counseling specifically for LGBTQ+ students  
  • Emergency funds that LGBTQ+ students can request if they are in crisis     
  • Funds for students to attend the Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair

Classroom Experience

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

Faculty

  • School has faculty member(s) who conduct research primarily focused on LGBTQ+ topics

Facilities

This law school provides 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 Miami School of Law

Questions about financial aid

Associate Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Management
Katrin Hussmann Schroll
kschroll@law.miami.edu
305.284.2795

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

Dean of Students & Lecturer in Law
Janet E. Stearns

jstearns@law.miami.edu
305.284.4551

Questions about usage of chosen name or pronouns

Dean of Students & Lecturer in Law
Janet E. Stearns

jstearns@law.miami.edu
305.284.4551

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

Dean of Students & Lecturer in Law
Janet E. Stearns

jstearns@law.miami.edu
305.284.4551

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

Associate Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Management
Katrin Hussmann Schroll
kschroll@law.miami.edu
305.284.2795

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