Colleges and Universities that Allow Students to Have the Name and Pronouns They Use for Themselves on Campus Records

At least 788 colleges enable students to use a chosen first name, instead of their legal/dead name, on campus records and documents (such as course rosters, campus ID cards, and directory listings).

At least 242 colleges enable students to indicate the pronouns they use for themselves on course rosters (indicated by **). 

Last updated 6/10/22.

 

Alabama

Auburn University**
University of Alabama at Birmingham**
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa**
University of North Alabama

Alaska

University of Alaska [3 campuses]
University of Alaska, Anchorage
— University of Alaska, Fairbanks
— University of Alaska, Southeast

Arizona

Arizona State University**
Maricopa Community College [10 campuses]
— Chandler-Gilbert Community College
— Estrella Mountain Community College
— GateWay Community College
— Glendale Community College
— Mesa Community College
— Paradise Valley Community College
— Phoenix College
— Rio Salado College
— Scottsdale Community College
— South Mountain Community College

Northern Arizona University
Pima Community College
University of Arizona**

Arkansas

Hendrix College
NorthWest Arkansas Community College

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

California

American River College**
Antelope Valley College
Butte College**
California Institute of Technology
California Institute of the Arts**
California Polytechnic State University**
California State University, Bakersfield**
California State University, Channel Islands**
California State University, Chico**
California State University, Dominguez Hills**
California State University, East Bay
California State University, Fresno**
California State University, Fullerton**
California State University, Long Beach**
California State University, Los Angeles**
California State University, Maritime
California State University, Monterey Bay

California State University, Northridge**
California State University, Sacramento**
California State University, San Bernardino

California State University, San Marcos
Cerritos College
Chapman University**
City College of San Francisco**
Claremont Graduate University
Claremont McKenna College
Coastline College**
College of the Desert
Contra Costa College
Cosumnes River College**

Crafton Hills College
De Anza College**

Diablo Valley College**
Folsom Lake College**

Fullerton College
Golden West College**
Harvey Mudd College
Humboldt State University**
Irvine Valley Community College
Keck Graduate Institute
Long Beach City College
Los Medanos College
Loyola Marymount University

Mills College
MiraCosta College**
Monterey Peninsula College
Mt. San Jacinto College**

Occidental College**
Orange Coast College**
Otis College of Art and Design**
Pasadena City College
Palomar College
Pitzer College
Pomona College
Sacramento City College**
Saddleback College
Saint Mary’s College of California**
San Diego State University
San Francisco Art Institute**
San Francisco State University
San Joaquin Delta College
San José State University**
Santa Ana College
Santa Monica College**
Santiago Canyon College
Scripps College
Sierra College
Sonoma State University
Stanford University

University of California [10 campuses]
— University of California, Berkeley
— University of California, Davis
— University of California, Irvine
— University of California, Los Angeles
— University of California, Merced
— University of California, Riverside
— University of California, San Diego**
— University of California, San Francisco
— University of California, Santa Barbara**
— University of California, Santa Cruz**

University of Redlands
University of San Diego

University of San Francisco**
University of Southern California**
Woodland Community College

Colorado

Arapahoe Community College
Colorado School of Mines**
Colorado State University

Fort Lewis College
Metropolitan State University of Denver**
Pikes Peak Community College
Red Rocks Community College

University of Colorado [4 campuses]**
— University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
— University of Colorado, Boulder
— University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
— University of Colorado, Denver

University of Denver**
University of Northern Colorado**

Connecticut

Connecticut College**

Connecticut State Colleges and Universities [17 campuses]
— Asnuntuck Community College
— Capital Community College
— Central Connecticut State University
— Charter Oak State College
— Eastern Connecticut State University
— Gateway Community College
— Housatonic Community College
— Manchester Community College
— Middlesex Community College
— Naugatuck Valley Community College
— Northwestern Connecticut Community College
— Norwalk Community College
— Quinebaug Valley Community College
— Southern Connecticut State University
— Three Rivers Community College
— Tunxis Community College
— Western Connecticut State University

Trinity College**
University of Connecticut
Wesleyan University
Yale University**

Delaware

Delaware College of Art and Design
University of Delaware
Wilmington University

District of Columbia

American University**
Gallaudet University
Georgetown University
George Washington University

Florida

Daytona State College
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida International University**
Florida Polytechnic University
Florida State College at Jacksonville

Florida State University**
Miami Dade College
University of Central Florida
University of Miami
University of North Florida
University of South Florida
University of West Florida

Georgia

Agnes Scott College
Emory University
Georgia Southern University
Georgia State University

Georgia Tech**
Kennesaw State University
University of Georgia

Hawai’i

University of Hawai’i [10 campuses]
— Hawaii Community College
— Honolulu Community College
— Kapi’olani Community College
— Kaua’i Community College
— Leeward Community College
— Maui College
— University of Hawaii, Hilo
— University of Hawaii, Manoa
— University of Hawaii, West O’ahu
— Windward Community College

Idaho

Boise State University
University of Idaho

Illinois

Augustana College**
Aurora University
City Colleges of Chicago

Columbia College, Chicago**
DePaul University
Eastern Illinois University
Harper College
Heartland Community College

Illinois Institute of Technology
Illinois State University
Illinois Wesleyan University
Joliet Junior College
Loyola University Chicago
McHenry County College
North Central College
Northeastern Illinois University
Northern Illinois University
Northwestern University
Rock Valley College
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

University of Chicago**

University of Illinois [3 campuses]
— University of Illinois, Chicago**
— University of Illinois, Springfield
— University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Indiana

Ball State University**
Butler University

Indiana University [9 campuses]**
–Indiana University, Bloomington
–Indiana University, East
–Indiana University, Fort Wayne
–Indiana University, Kokomo
–Indiana University, Northwest
–Indiana University, South Bend
–Indiana University, Southeast
— Indiana University-Purdue University, Columbus
— Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis

Manchester University
Purdue University, Fort Wayne
Purdue University, Lafayette
University of Evansville
University of Indianapolis
University of Southern Indiana
Valparaiso University**

Iowa

Cornell College
Drake University
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges**
Grinnell College**
Iowa Western Community College
Kirkwood Community College
Luther College**

University of Iowa**
University of Northern Iowa
Wartburg College
Western Iowa Tech Community College

Kansas

Kansas State University
Rockhurst University
University of Kansas
Wichita State University

Kentucky

Bellarmine University**
Morehead State University

Murray State University**
Spalding University
Transylvania University**

University of Kentucky**
University of Louisville
Western Kentucky University

Louisiana

Delgado Community College
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Louisiana State University of Alexandria
Southeastern Louisiana University
Tulane University**

Maine

Bowdoin College**

University of Maine [7 campuses]
— University of Maine, Augusta
— University of Maine, Farmington
— University of Maine, Fort Kent
— University of Maine, Machias
— University of Maine, Orono
— University of Maine, Presque Isle
— University of Southern Maine

Maryland

College of Southern Maryland
Community College of Baltimore County
Frederick Community College
Frostburg State University

Goucher College**
Hagerstown Community College
Hood College
Johns Hopkins University**
Loyola University Maryland
Maryland Institute College of Art**

McDaniel College
Montgomery College
St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Towson University
University of Maryland, Baltimore

University of Maryland, Baltimore County**
University of Maryland, College Park**
Washington College

Massachusetts

Amherst College**
Bard College at Simon’s Rock
Bay Path University**
Berklee College of Music
Boston College**
Boston University
Brandeis University
Bridgewater State University**
Bristol Community College
Bunker Hill Community College
Clark University
Curry College
Emerson College**
Greenfield Community College
Hampshire College**
Harvard University**
Holyoke Community College
Massachusetts College of Art and Design**
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts**
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massasoit Community College
Montserrat College of Art

Mount Holyoke College
Northeastern University

North Shore Community College
Olin College of Engineering

Simmons College**
Smith College
Stonehill College
Suffolk University
Tufts University**
University of Massachusetts, Amherst**
University of Massachusetts, Boston
University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Wellesley College
Wheaton College
Williams College**
Worcester State University

Michigan

Alma College
College for Creative Studies
Delta College
Eastern Michigan University**
Ferris State University

Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Valley State University
Jackson College
Kalamazoo College**
Lansing Community College
Michigan State University
Michigan Technological University
Mid Michigan College

Northern Michigan University
Oakland Community College**
Oakland University
Saginaw Valley State University**
St. Clair County Community College
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor**
University of Michigan, Dearborn**
University of Michigan, Flint
Washtenaw Community College
Wayne State University**

Western Michigan University

Minnesota

Augsburg University**
Carleton College**
Gustavus Adolphus College**
Hamline University
Macalester College
Metropolitan State University

Minnesota State Colleges & Universities [37 Colleges]
— Alexandria Technical and Community College
— Anoka Technical College
— Anoka-Ramsey Community College
— Bemidji State University
— Central Lakes College
— Century College
— Dakota County Technical College
— Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
— Hennepin Technical College
— Hibbing Community College
— Inver Hills Community College
— Itasca Community College
— Lake Superior College
— Mesabi Range Community and Technical College
— Metropolitan State University
— Minneapolis Community and Technical College
— Minnesota State College, Southeast Technical
— Minnesota State Community and Technical College
— Minnesota State University, Mankato
— Minnesota State University Moorhead
— Minnesota West Community and Technical College
— Normandale Community College
— North Hennepin Community College
— Northland Community and Technical College
— Northwest Technical College
— Pine Technical College
— Rainy River Community College
— Ridgewater College
— Riverland Community College
— Rochester Community and Technical College
— St. Cloud State University
— St. Cloud Technical and Community College
— Saint Paul College
— South Central College
— Southwest Minnesota State University
— Vermilion Community College
— Winona State University

St. Olaf College**

University of Minnesota [5 campuses]**
— University of Minnesota, Crookston
— University of Minnesota, Duluth
— University of Minnesota, Morris
— University of Minnesota, Rochester
— University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

University of St. Thomas**

Mississippi

University of Mississippi Medical Center
University of Southern Mississippi

Missouri

Maryville University
Missouri State University
Missouri Western State University
Northwest Missouri State University
St. Louis Community College
Truman State University**

University of Missouri [4 campuses]
— Missouri University of Science & Technology
— University of Missouri, Columbia**

— University of Missouri, Kansas City
— University of Missouri, St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis

Montana

Great Falls College, Montana State University
Montana State University, Billings
Montana State University, Bozeman
University of Montana

Nebraska

University of Nebraska [4 campuses]**
— University of Nebraska at Kearney
— University of Nebraska, Lincoln
— University of Nebraska Medical Center
— University of Nebraska at Omaha

Nevada

Nevada State College
Truckee Meadows Community College
University of Nevada, Las Vegas**
University of Nevada, Reno
Western Nevada College

New Hampshire

Colby-Sawyer College**
Dartmouth College**
Franklin Pierce University
Granite State College

Keene State College
Manchester Community College
University of New Hampshire

New Jersey

College of New Jersey
County College of Morris
Fairleigh Dickinson University

Hudson County Community College
Montclair State University
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Princeton University
Ramapo College of New Jersey
Raritan Valley Community College
Rider University
Rowan College at Burlington County
Rowan University
Rutgers University
Stevens Institute of Technology**
Stockton University
William Paterson University of New Jersey

New Mexico

Central New Mexico Community College**
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
New Mexico State University
Santa Fe College**
University of New Mexico

New York

Adelphi University
Alfred University
Bard College
Barnard College
Canisius College
Cazenovia College

City University of New York (CUNY) [25 campuses]
— Baruch College
— Borough of Manhattan Community College
— Bronx Community College
— Brooklyn College
— City College of New York
— College of Staten Island
— Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism
— CUNY Graduate Center
— CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
— CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
— CUNY School of Law
— CUNY School of Professional Studies
— Guttman Community College
— Hostos Community College
— Hunter College
— John Jay College of Criminal Justice
— Kingsborough Community College
— LaGuardia Community College
— Lehman College
— Macaulay Honors College
— Medgar Evers College
— New York City College of Technology
— Queens College
— Queensborough Community College
— York College

Colgate University**
Columbia University
Cooper Union College
Cornell University
Daemen College
Fordham University
Hamilton College
Hobart and William Smith Colleges**

Hofstra University**
Ithaca College
Manhattanville College
Marymount Manhattan College
Medaille College
The New School
New York Institute of Technology

New York University**
Pace University
Rochester Institute of Technology
Russell Sage College
St. John’s University
St. Lawrence University
Sarah Lawrence College
School of Visual Arts

Siena College
Skidmore College

State University at New York (SUNY) system [64 colleges]**
— Adirondack Community College
— Alfred State College
— Binghamton University
— Buffalo State College
— Cayuga Community College
— Clinton Community College
— College of Agriculture & Technology at Cobleskill
— College of Environmental Science and Forestry
— College of Optometry
— College of Technology at Canton
— College of Technology at Delhi
— Columbia-Greene Community College
— Corning Community College
— Dutchess Community College
— Empire State College
— Erie Community College
— Farmingdale State College
— Fashion Institute of Technology
— Finger Lakes Community College
— Fulton-Montgomery Community College
— Genesee Community College
— Herkimer County Community College
— Hudson Valley Community College
— Jamestown Community College
— Jefferson Community College
— Maritime College
— Mohawk Valley Community College
— Monroe Community College
— Nassau Community College
— New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University
— New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
— New York State College of Human Ecology at Cornell University
— New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University
— New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University
— Niagara County Community College
— North Country Community College
— Onondaga Community College
— Orange County Community College
— Rockland Community College
— Schenectady County Community College
— State University College at Brockport
— State University College at Cortland
— State University College at Fredonia
— State University College at Geneseo
— State University College at New Paltz
— State University College at Old Westbury
— State University College at Oneonta
— State University College at Oswego
— State University College at Plattsburgh
— State University College at Potsdam
— State University College at Purchase
— Stony Brook University
— Suffolk County Community College
— Sullivan County Community College
— SUNY Broome Community College
— SUNY Downstate Health Science University
— SUNY Morrisville
— SUNY Polytechnic Institute
— Tompkins Cortland Community College
— Ulster County Community College
— University at Albany
— University at Buffalo
— Upstate Medical University
— Westchester Community College

Syracuse University
Union College
Vassar College

North Carolina

Appalachian State University
Central Piedmont Community College
Davidson College
Duke University**
East Carolina University**
Elon University**
Guilford College**
North Carolina State University**
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill**
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
University of North Carolina, Pembroke
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Warren Wilson College
Western Carolina University

North Dakota

Bismarck State College
Dickinson State University**

North Dakota State University**
University of North Dakota**

Ohio

Antioch College
Bowling Green State University**
Case Western Reserve University**
Cleveland State University
College of Wooster**
Columbus State Community College
John Carroll University**

Kent State University
Kenyon College**
Miami University
Oberlin College
Ohio State University**
Ohio University**
Ohio Wesleyan University**
Sinclair Community College**
Tiffin University
University of Akron**
University of Cincinnati

University of Dayton
University of Toledo
Wittenberg University
Wright State University
Xavier University
Youngstown State University

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City University
Oklahoma State University**

Tulsa Community College
University of Oklahoma
University of Tulsa

Oregon

Central Oregon Community College
Chemeketa Community College
Lewis and Clark College
Mt. Hood Community College
Oregon State University, Cascades**
Oregon State University, Corvallis**
Pacific University Oregon
Portland Community College
Portland State University
Reed College**
University of Oregon**
University of Portland**
Southern Oregon University
Western Oregon University
Willamette University**

Pennsylvania

Albright College
Allegheny College
Arcadia University
Bloomsburg University
Bryn Mawr College
Bucks County Community College
California University of Pennsylvania
Carnegie Mellon University**
Clarion University
Community College of Beaver County
Community College of Philadelphia
Dickinson College
Drexel University
East Stroudsburg University
Edinboro University
Franklin and Marshall College
Gettysburg College
Haverford College
Indiana University of Pennsylvania**
Kutztown University
Lehigh University
Lycoming College
Mansfield University
Millersville University
Muhlenberg College
Northampton Community College

Pennsylvania State University [included on 23 campuses]
— Pennsylvania College of Technology
— Penn State, Abington
— Penn State, Altoona
— Penn State, Beaver
— Penn State, Behrend
— Penn State, Berks
— Penn State, Brandywine
— Penn State, Dickinson Law
— Penn State, DuBois
— Penn State, Fayette
— Penn State, Greater Allegheny
— Penn State, Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies
— Penn State, Harrisburg
— Penn State, Hazleton
— Penn State, Lehigh Valley
— Penn State, Mont Alto
— Penn State, New Kensington
— Penn State, Schuylkill
— Penn State, Scranton
— Penn State, Shenango
— Penn State, University Park**
— Penn State, Wilkes-Barre
— Penn State, York

Point Park University
Saint Joseph’s University**
Shippensburg University
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Swarthmore College**
Temple University**
Thomas Jefferson University
University of Pennsylvania**
University of Pittsburgh**
University of the Arts
Ursinus College**
West Chester University
Widener University
Wilkes University

Rhode Island

Brown University**
Community College of Rhode Island
Rhode Island College
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
Roger Williams University
University of Rhode Island**

South Carolina

Clemson University**
College of Charleston
Furman University
University of South Carolina
Winthrop University

Tennessee

East Tennessee State University
Maryville College
University of Memphis
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
University of Tennessee, Knoxville (the University of Tennessee is prohibited by state law from promoting the use of nonbinary pronouns)
Vanderbilt University**

Texas

Austin Community College
Dallas College
Lone Star College
Rice University**
Texas A&M University, College Station
Texas A&M University, San Antonio**
Texas State University**
Texas Tech University
Texas Woman’s University
University of Houston
University of North Texas**

University of Texas, Austin
University of Texas at Dallas
University of Texas at San Antonio

Utah

Salt Lake Community College**
University of Utah
Utah Valley University
Weber State University
Westminster College**

Vermont

Bennington College
Champlain College
Marlboro College
Middlebury College**
University of Vermont**
Vermont State College System [4 colleges]**
— Castleton University
— Community College of Vermont
— Northern Vermont University
— Vermont Technical College

Virginia

College of William & Mary
George Mason University**
James Madison University**

Old Dominion University
University of Mary Washington
University of Richmond**
University of Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University**

Virginia Tech University**

Washington

Central Washington University
Eastern Washington University
Evergreen State College

Green River College
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Lower Columbia College
Pierce College
Seattle University**
University of Puget Sound
University of Washington, Seattle**
University of Washington, Tacoma
Washington State University**
Western Washington University**
Whatcom Community College
Whitman College

West Virginia

West Liberty University
West Virginia University

Wisconsin

Beloit College
Gateway Technical College
Lawrence University
Marquette University
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Northland College

University of Wisconsin universities [13 campuses]**
— University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
— University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
— University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
— University of Wisconsin, Madison
— University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
— University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
— University of Wisconsin, Parkside
— University of Wisconsin, Platteville
— University of Wisconsin, River Falls
— University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
— University of Wisconsin, Stout
— University of Wisconsin, Superior
— University of Wisconsin, Whitewater

Viterbo University

Wyoming

Casper College

 

 

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 Trans People in Higher Education (2019). With Abbie Goldberg, they edited The Encyclopedia of Trans Studies (2021). They are currently writing Campus 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 Journal of Bisexuality, the Journal of Lesbian Studies, and the Journal of Homosexuality. They have a Ph.D. in African American Studies and master’s degrees in African American Studies, American Studies, and Higher Education Administration. More about Genny can be found on their website: www.gennyb.com.