University of North Carolina School of Law

Last Updated June 28, 2022
Campus Box 3380, 5026 Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380, 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:

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


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


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

  • Sexual Orientation

Resources and Opportunities

  • LGBTQ+ student organization(s)
  • Funds for LGBTQ+ student organization(s)                 
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) student committee that includes LGBTQ+ representation    
  • LGBTQ+ focused project or pro bono group
  • 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+


  • School has a diversity, equity, and inclusion faculty committee
  • School has faculty member(s) who conduct research primarily focused on LGBTQ+ topics


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+ friendly businesses (e.g., pride flag sticker)    

Navigating University of North Carolina School of Law

Questions about financial aid

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, Rm 5029
Vanda Chou

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

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, Rm 5021
Lakethia Jefferies

Questions about usage of chosen name or pronouns

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, Rm 5031
Bianca D. Mack

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, Rm 5021
Lakethia Jefferies

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, Rm 4065
Shawn McKenna


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