The University of Mississippi School of Law

Last Updated June 28, 2022
481 Chucky Mullins Drive, University, MS 38677, 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
  • Automatically on faculty class rosters
  • Automatically on transcript
  • Automatically on diploma


  • Faculty and staff are allowed to include in email signatures
  • Students can indicate on law school application


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)                 
  • Peer mentoring specifically for LGBTQ+ students                 
  • LGBTQ+ legal clinic

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 Ole Miss Law

Questions about financial aid

Office of Financial Aid
Dana Requet  

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

Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies
Jaime Harker

Questions about usage of chosen name or pronouns

Office of Student Affairs    
Brittany Barbee

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

Office of Student Affairs    
Brittany Barbee

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

Office of Admissions
Bette Bradley

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