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Colleges and Universities that Allow Students to Change the Name and Gender on Campus Records

154 Colleges Enable Students to Use a Chosen First Name, Instead of Their Legal Name, on Campus Records and Documents (Such as Course Rosters and Directory Listings)
* = Institutions that Do So on Campus ID Cards)

Agnes Scott College*
Amherst College*
Arcadia University
Augsburg College
Bard College at Simon’s Rock*
Bowdoin College
Bridgewater State University*
Brown University
California Institute of Technology 
California Polytechnic State University
California State University, Northridge
Carleton College
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University*
Central Connecticut State University*
Chapman University
City University of New York (CUNY) [23 campuses]
Claremont McKenna College
Community College of Baltimore County*
Connecticut College*
Cornell University
Dartmouth College*
Duke University
Eastern Illinois University*
Elon University
Georgetown University*
Gettysburg College
Hamline University
Hampshire College
Harvey Mudd College
Illinois Wesleyan University
Indiana University
Ithaca College*
Kansas State University
Kennesaw State University
Lewis and Clark College
Macalester College*
Maricopa Community College [10 campuses]
Marlboro College*
Marymount Manhattan College
MIT
McDaniel College*
Miami University of Ohio
Michigan State University*
Middlebury College
Mills College
Murray State University
New York University*
Northern Arizona University
Northern Michigan University
Northwestern University
Oberlin College
Ohio State University
Ohio University
Pace University
Pennsylvania State University
Pitzer College
Pomona College
Portland State University
Princeton University*
Purdue University*
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)*
Rochester Institute of Technology*
Rutgers University
San Diego State University*
San Jose State University
Stanford University
SUNY New Paltz
Southern Oregon University
Syracuse University
University at Albany
University of Arizona*
University of California, Berkeley*
University of California, Davis*
University of California, Irvine*
UCLA
University of California, Santa Cruz 
University of Central Florida
University of Chicago
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Illinois, Chicago
University of Iowa
University of Kentucky
University of Louisville
University of Maine, Machias
University of Maryland, College Park*
University of Massachusetts, Amherst*
University of Michigan*
University of Minnesota, Duluth
University of Minnesota, Morris
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of Missouri, Kansas City
University of New Hampshire
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
University of Northern Iowa
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania*
University of Puget Sound
University of Rhode Island*
University of Richmond*
University of Southern California
University of Stony Brook
University of Texas, Austin
University of Utah
University of Vermont*
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
University of Wisconsin, Madison
University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point*
University of Wisconsin, Stout
Vassar College*
Warren Wilson College*
Wartburg College
Washington State University
Washington University in St. Louis
Wellesley College
Wesleyan University
Western Michigan University
Western Oregon University
Western Washington University*
Williams College*
Wright State University

54 Colleges Enable Students to Change the Gender on Their Campus Records without Evidence of Medical Intervention
* = Institutions that Do So with Just a Request by the Student (No Supporting Documentation Is Required)

Augsburg College
Baldwin-Wallace College
Bowdoin College
Carleton College
Case Western University* 
Chapman University
Community College of Baltimore County
Connecticut College
Cornell University
Emory University
Georgetown University 
Gettysburg College*
Illinois Wesleyan University
Ithaca College
Lewis and Clark College 
Macalester College
Marlboro College 
Maryland Institute College of Art 
MIT
Montclair State University
Muhlenberg College
New York University
Northern Arizona University
Oberlin College
Princeton University*
Southern Oregon University
Syracuse University
Tulane University*
University of California, Hastings College of the Law 
UCLA
University of California, Merced 
University of California, Riverside*
University of California, Santa Cruz 
University of Chicago 
University of Colorado, Boulder* 
University of Delaware 
University of Iowa 
University of Maine, Machias
University of Maryland 
University of Massachusetts, Amherst*
University of Minnesota, Duluth*
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
University of Northern Iowa 
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
University of Southern California 
University of Texas, Austin*
University of Vermont
University of Washington
Vassar College
Washington University in St. Louis 
Waubonsee Community College 
Western Oregon University 
Wright State University

5 Colleges Enable Students to Indicate the Pronouns They Use for Themselves on Course Rosters

Hampshire College
Ohio University
University of Alabama
University of Iowa
University of Vermont

 

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Genny Beemyn is the director of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst’s Stonewall Center, the LGBTQIA campus resource center. Genny has published and spoken extensively on the experiences and needs of trans people, particularly the lives of gender-nonconforming students. They have written or edited nine books/journal issues, including special issues of the Journal of LGBT Youth on “Trans Youth” and “Supporting Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Children and Youth” and a special issue of the Journal of Homosexuality on “LGBTQ Campus Experiences.” Genny and Sue Rankin wrote The Lives of Transgender People (Columbia University Press, 2011). Genny’s most recent book is A Queer Capital: A History of Gay Life in Washington, D.C. (Routledge, 2014). They are currently writing Campus Queer: The Experiences and Needs of LGBTQ College Students for Johns Hopkins University Press. In addition to being the coordinator of the Clearinghouse, Genny is also an editorial board member of the Journal of LGBT Youth, the Journal of Bisexuality, the Journal of Homosexuality, and the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice. They have a Ph.D. in African American Studies and Master’s degrees in African American Studies, American Studies, and Higher Education Administration.

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