Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 62.73
Liaison Tina Woolston
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2011
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Tufts University
Tier2-1: Gender Neutral Housing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Tom Bourdon
Director
Tufts LGBT Center
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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:

Tufts Residential Life and the Director of the LGBT center will work with students who identify as transgender to accommodate their specific needs. Potential options for housing for students who identify as transgender are (but are not limited to):

Incoming first-years:

* A single occupancy room in a dormitory with other students of the same class year in a mixed gender section of the hall
* The standard assignment of double occupancy room with another student whose gender is the same as the transgender student’s legal gender.

Students beyond their first year who are able to chose their own roommate:

* A single occupancy room in a dormitory with other students of the same class year in a mixed gender section of the hall
* A double occupancy room with another student who identifies as transgender
* A double occupancy room with another student whose gender is the same as the transgender student’s gender identity (not necessarily legal gender identity)
* The standard assignment of double occupancy room with another student whose gender is the same as the transgender student’s legal gender
* A space in the LGBT mixed-gender housing unit, the Rainbow House.


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

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