The University of New Mexico School of Law

Last Updated June 9, 2022
MSC11-6070, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, 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
  • Upon student’s request, on transcript
  • Upon student’s request, on diploma


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

Resources and Opportunities

  • LGBTQ+ student organization(s)
  • Funds for LGBTQ+ student organization(s)                 
  • Career counseling specifically for LGBTQ+ students  
  • Peer mentoring specifically for LGBTQ+ students                 
  • Funds for students to participate in the Williams Institute Annual Moot Court

Classroom Experience

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


  • School has a diversity, equity, and inclusion faculty committee


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 UNM Law

Questions about financial aid

Financial Aid Office
Courtney Love

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

Office of Student & Career Services
Bonnie Stepleton

Questions about usage of chosen name or pronouns

Camille Carey, Vice Dean and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

Office of Student & Career Services
Bonnie Stepleton

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

Alumni Relations and Development
Melissa Lobato        

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