We utilize direct email outreach to reach self-identifed LGBTQ prospective students via the LSAC Candidate Referral System (CRS). We also attend law fairs and LSAC Law Forums in large metropolitan areas with large LGBTQ populations such as NY, LA, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas. Additionally, we send out a welcome letters to self-identified LGBTQ+ admits from Pride Law, and law school faculty.
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The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. The University does not discriminate in employment, educational services, or academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, or any other basis prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law. The University of San Francisco School of Law encourages its faculty and staff to share employment opportunities throughout their networks in San Francisco and open positions are posted to a variety of job boards targeting diverse candidates, including LGBTinHigherEd.com.
Health coverage provided under our insurance plans covers all eligible employees and their eligible dependents. Kaiser EOC, Kaiser Benefits, Anthem EOC, Anthem Benefits
Kaiser EOC, Kaiser Benefits, Anthem EOC, Anthem Benefits
The USF health insurance plan provides gender reassignment services for students, but does not allow any student to enroll any dependents (in this case, partners/spouses.)
Counseling and psychological services are provided on-campus, and staff psychologists do provide culturally and clinically competent care to our LGBTQ+ students. While we do not have a health center staffed by university employees, we do have a contracted partnership with Dignity Health Medical Group that provides primary care services to our students, located across the street from campus and around the city of San Francisco. USF also offers a variety of resources centering LGBTQ+ issues on this link: https://myusf.usfca.edu/cultural-centers/gender-sexuality-center/campus-resources
Restrooms in the Law School buildings have signs on each door that read: Gender diversity is welcomed here. Please use the restroom that best fits your gender identity or expression. All-gender restrooms are indicated on a university map located on a webpage dedicated to resources for gender non-conforming students.
Restrooms in the Law School buildings have signs on each door that read: Gender diversity is welcomed here. Please use the restroom that best fits your gender identity or expression.
Constitutional Law I: 10%, Constitutional Law II: 15%, Domestic Violence Law – 20%, Education Law: 20%, Employment Discrimination – 20%, Family Law: 35%, Immigration Law – 15%, International Human Rights Law: 10%, Poverty Law – 10%, Sexuality Law – 80%
In the past three years, students have used conference funding to attend the Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair.
Students, staff/administrators, and students can report incidents of hate/bias to the university’s Bias Education and Response Team (BERT) at the following link: https://myusf.usfca.edu/bias. The BERT team, under the purview of the Office of the Dean of Students, reviews reports and follows up with actions they deem necessary.
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26a. Captured as part of admissions. Students are now able to update their pronouns via their University account at any time. 26b. Beginning in November, students’ pronouns were integrated into University systems and are visible in Canvas (the University’s learning management system). Students currently must choose to enter the information but it will be integrated automatically beginning with the Fall 2022 entering class.
San Francisco is a vibrant and inclusive city, recognized worldwide for its contributions to LGBTQ+ culture and activism. We pride ourselves on being as inclusive as the city we’re based in and we offer an excellent legal education in a truly supportive learning community. Among our many diversity strengths, USF Law is welcoming to students who identify as LGBTQ+ as well as those who want to specialize in LGBTQ+ law or serve the LGBTQ+ community. Our goal is to support all students so that they can thrive. USF Law students have the opportunity to connect with the Bay Area’s leading LGBTQ+ organizations as well as enjoy a range of world-class externship opportunities here in San Francisco and elsewhere around the globe. Our incredible Pride Law student organization frequently hosts leading litigators, policymakers, and activists to discuss issues and offer networking opportunities.