Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 74.18
Liaison Allie Schwartz
Submission Date Nov. 30, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Columbia University
PAE-T2-1: Gender Neutral Housing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Kristina Hernandez
Director Communications
Strategic Communications, Columbia University Facilities and Operations
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Does the institution offer housing options to accomodate the special needs of transgender and transitioning students (either as a matter of policy or as standard practice)?:
Yes

A brief description of the program, policy, or practice:

Open Housing' refers to an arrangement whereby two students, regardless of sex, gender, or gender identity, are permitted to share a room in Columbia's residence halls. The primary reason for such a policy is to provide housing options that take into consideration varying identities and preferences, and to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for all students.


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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