Colleges and Universities that Provide Gender-Inclusive Housing

At least 450 Colleges and Universities Have Gender-Inclusive Housing
(i.e., campus housing in which students can choose to live in a shared space with people of any gender)

The founding dates of the earliest programs are included in parentheses. Developed by Genny Beemyn. Last updated 8/14/23.


University of North Alabama


University of Alaska, Anchorage
University of Alaska, Fairbanks (2015)
University of Alaska, Southeast


Arizona State University
Northern Arizona University (2012)
University of Arizona (2010)


Hendrix College (2011)


California College of the Arts
California Institute of Technology
California Lutheran University
California State University, Channel Islands
California State University, Chico
California State University, East Bay
California State University, Fresno
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, Monterey Bay
California State University, Northridge
California State University, San Bernardino
California State University, San Marcos
Cal Poly, Pomona
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo (2012)
Chapman University
Claremont McKenna College
Harvey Mudd College (2009)
Humboldt State University (2007)
Loyola Marymount University
Occidental College (2009)
Otis College of Art and Design
Pitzer College (2007)
Pomona College
Saint Mary’s College of California
San Diego State University
San Francisco State University
San Jos├ę State University
Sonoma State University
Stanford University (2008)
University of California, Berkeley (2008)
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine (2009)
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Merced
University of California, Riverside (2005)
University of California, San Diego
University of California, San Francisco
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Cruz (2009)
University of La Verne
University of Redlands
University of San Francisco
University of Southern California
Whittier College


Colorado College (2004)
Colorado School of Mines
Fort Lewis College (2013)
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (2016)
University of Denver
University of Northern Colorado


Central Connecticut State University
Connecticut College (2009)
Eastern Connecticut State University
Fairfield University
Sacred Heart University
Southern Connecticut State University
University of Connecticut (2007)
University of New Haven (2015)
Wesleyan University (2003)
Western Connecticut State University
Yale University (2010)


University of Delaware (2015)

District of Columbia

American University (2007)
George Washington University (2011)
Howard University


Eckerd College
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Flagler College
Florida Atlantic University
Florida International University
Florida State University
Ringling College of Art and Design (2013)
Stetson University
University of Central Florida (2017)
University of Florida
University of Miami
University of North Florida (2015)
University of West Florida (2017)


Emory University (2011)
Georgia State University (2015)
Georgia Tech University
Kennesaw State University (2012)


University of Hawai’i at M─ünoa


Boise State University
College of Idaho
Linfield College
University of Idaho


Blackburn College
Columbia College, Chicago
DePaul University
Eastern Illinois University
Illinois Institute of Technology
Knox College
Lake Forest College (2009)
Monmouth College
Northwestern University (2010)
Roosevelt University (2013)
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (2011)
University of Chicago (2009)
University of Illinois, Chicago
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois, Springfield
Wheaton College


Ball State University
Indiana State University
Indiana University
Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis
Purdue University (2015)
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
University of Evansville
University of Southern Indiana


Cornell College
Grinnell College (2007)
Iowa State University
Luther College
Maharishi International University
Simpson College
University of Iowa
Wartburg College


Kansas City Kansas Community College
Kansas State University
University of Kansas


Berea College
Northern Kentucky University
University of Kentucky
University of Louisville (2012)


Tulane University
University of New Orleans


Bates College (2012)
Bowdoin College (2010)
Colby College (2011)
Eastern Maine Community College
Maine College of Art and Design
University of Maine, Augusta
University of Maine, Farmington
University of Maine, Machias
University of Maine, Orono
University of New England
University of Southern Maine (2004) 


Frostburg State University
Goucher College (2010)
Johns Hopkins University (2014)
St. John’s College
St. Mary’s College of Maryland (2013)
Salisbury University
Towson University
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Maryland, College Park (2008)
Washington College


Amherst College (2012)
Babson College (2017)
Becker College (2015)
Boston University (2013)
Brandeis University (2009)
Bridgewater State University (2016)
Clark University (2007)
Emerson College (2010)
Framingham State University
Hampshire College
Harvard University (2008)
Lasell University
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (2014)
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Northeastern University (2008)
Plymouth State University
Salem State University
Suffolk University
Tufts University
University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2009)
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Western New England University (2009)
Westfield State University
Wheaton College
Williams College (2011)
Worcester State University


Albion College
Alma College (2014)
Baker College
Central Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Grand Valley State University (2012)
Kalamazoo College
Michigan State University (2012)
Michigan Technological University
Oakland University
Olivet College
Saginaw Valley State University
University of Michigan (2006)
Western Michigan University


Augsburg University (2011)
Bemidji State University
Carleton College
Hamline University
Macalester College (2005)
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Moorhead
University of Minnesota, Duluth (2015)
University of Minnesota, Morris
University of Minnesota, Rochester
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Winona State University


Drury University
Kansas City Art Institute
Lindenwood University
Missouri S&T
Missouri State University
Northwest Missouri State University
Truman State University
University of Central Missouri
University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis
University of Missouri
Washington University in St. Louis (2008)


University of Montana


Clarkson College
Doane University
University of Nebraska, Lincoln (2015)
University of Nebraska, Omaha (2015)


University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of Nevada, Reno

New Hampshire

Dartmouth College (2007)
Keene State College
University of New Hampshire

New Jersey

College of New Jersey
Drew University
Kean University
Montclair State University (2002)
Princeton University (2010)
Ramapo College (2009)
Rider University
Rowan University
Rutgers University (2011)
Stockton University
William Paterson University

New Mexico

New Mexico State University
St. John’s College

New York

Adelphi University
Alfred State College
Bard College (2010)
Barnard College
Binghamton University
Buffalo State College
Cazenovia College
Colgate University (2013)
Columbia University (2010)
Cornell University (2012)
Daemen College
Elmira College (2016)
Hamilton College
Hartwick College
Hobart and William Smith College
Hofstra University (2012)
Ithaca College (2010)
Lafayette College
Marist College
Marymount Manhattan College (2010)
Mohawk Valley Community College
Nazareth College
The New School
New York University (2007)
Onondaga Community College
Pace University (2012)
Pratt Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
Russell Sage College
St. John’s University
St. Lawrence University
Sarah Lawrence College (2004)
School of Visual Arts
Skidmore College
Stony Brook University
SUNY Adirondack
SUNY Albany
SUNY Brockport
SUNY Cortland
SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology (2017)
SUNY Fredonia
SUNY Geneseo (2009)
SUNY New Paltz
SUNY Oneonta
SUNY Oswego
SUNY Plattsburgh
SUNY Potsdam
SUNY Purchase (2011)
Syracuse University (2010)
Tompkins Cortland Community College
University at Buffalo (2012)
University of Rochester (2017)
Vassar College

North Carolina

*the University of North Carolina system explicitly bans its colleges from offering gender-inclusive housing*
Davidson College
Duke University (2013)
Elon University
Guilford College
Wake Forest University
Warren Wilson College 

North Dakota

Minot State University


Bowling Green State University (2013)
Capital University
Case Western Reserve University (2016)
Cleveland State University
College of Wooster
Columbus College of Art and Design
Heidelberg University
Kent State University
Kenyon College (2011)
Miami University (2010)
Oberlin College (2004)
Ohio State University, Columbus (2014)
Ohio University (2011)
Ohio Wesleyan University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Findlay
University of Mount Union
University of Toledo (2013)
Wittenberg University
Wright State University (2011)


Oklahoma City University
University of Tulsa


Central Oregon Community College
Lewis and Clark College (2005)
Linfield University
Oregon State University, Cascades
Oregon State University, Corvallis (2007)
Pacific University, Oregon
Portland State University
Reed College
Southern Oregon University (2009)
University of Oregon (2011)
Willamette University (2008)


Allegheny College
Bloomsburg University (2015)
Bucknell University
Carnegie Mellon University (2007)
Cedar Crest College
Clarion University
Dickinson College (2013)
Drexel University
East Stroudsburg University
Edinboro University
Elizabethtown College (2015)
Gettysburg College
Haverford College
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Juniata College (2011)
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Lafayette College
Lehigh University (2010)
Mansfield University (2015)
Millersville University
Moravian College
Muhlenberg College
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Pennsylvania State University, Greater Allegheny
Pennsylvania State University, University Park
Saint Joseph’s University
Shippensburg University
Swarthmore College (2001)
Temple University
University of Pennsylvania (2005)
University of Pittsburgh (2015)
University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown
University of the Arts
West Chester University
Widener University
York College of Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

Brown University (2008)
Bryant University
Johnson and Wales University
Rhode Island College (2014)
Rhode Island School of Design
Roger Williams University
Salve Regina University
University of Rhode Island

South Carolina

University of South Carolina

South Dakota

Augustana University
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
University of South Dakota (2015):


Rhodes College
Vanderbilt University


Rice University (2012)
Texas A&M University, Commerce
Texas A&M University, Galveston
Texas Woman’s University
Trinity University
University of Houston
University of Texas at Dallas (2017)
University of Texas at San Antonio


Snow College
University of Utah (2013)
Utah State University


Bennington College
Castleton University
Champlain College
Marlboro College
Middlebury College (2011)
University of Vermont (2009)


College of William & Mary
Eastern Mennonite University
George Mason University
James Madison University
Old Dominion University
Radford University
University of Lynchburg
University of Mary Washington
University of Richmond
University of Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Tech (2015)


Eastern Washington University
Evergreen State College
Gonzaga University
Pacific Lutheran University (2012)
Pierce College
Seattle University
University of Washington, Bothell
University of Washington, Seattle
Washington State University
Western Washington University
Whitman College

West Virginia

Fairmont State University
West Virginia University (2016)


Beloit College
Lawrence University (2006)
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire (2017)
University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
University of Wisconsin, La Crosse (2013)
University of Wisconsin, Madison (2013)
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (2013)
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
University of Wisconsin, Platteville
University of Wisconsin, River Falls
University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
University of Wisconsin, Stout
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater (2014)


University of Wyoming

Meet the Clearinghouse Coordinator

Genny Beemyn, Ph.D., is the director of the UMass Amherst Stonewall Center, the campus LGBTQIA+ center. They have published and spoken extensively on the experiences and needs of trans college students, including writing some of the first articles on the topic in the 2000s. Among the books Genny has written are The Lives of Transgender People (2011); A Queer Capital: A History of Gay Life in Washington, D.C. (2014); and the anthology┬áTrans People in Higher Education (2019). With Abbie Goldberg, they edited The Encyclopedia of Trans Studies (2021). They are currently writing┬áCampus Queer: Addressing the Needs of LGBTQ+ College Students with Mickey Eliason for Johns Hopkins University Press. In addition to being the coordinator of the Clearinghouse, Genny is an editorial board member of the Journal of LGBT Youth, the┬áJournal of Bisexuality, the Journal of Lesbian Studies, and the┬áJournal of Homosexuality. They have a Ph.D. in African American Studies and masterÔÇÖs degrees in African American Studies, American Studies, and Higher Education Administration. More about Genny can be found on their website: