Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.49
Liaison Sarah Burke
Submission Date Feb. 13, 2017
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University of Nebraska at Omaha
IN-22: Campus Pride Index

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Sarah Burke
Sustainability Coordinator
Student Affairs
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Institution’s current Campus Pride Index rating (3 Stars, 3.5 Stars, 4 Stars, 4.5 Stars, 5 Stars):
4 Stars

A brief description of the institution’s LGBTQ-inclusive policies, programs and practices:

LGBTQ Policy Inclusion
- Non-discrimination statement inclusive of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression
- Health insurance coverage to employees’ same sex partner
- Accessible, simple process for students to change their name and gender identity on university records and documents
- Students have option to self-identify gender identity/expression on admission application or post enrollment forms

LGBTQ Support & Institutional Commitment
- Resource center/office with responsibilities for LGBTQ students
- Paid staff with responsibilities for LGBTQ support services
- Ally program or Safe Space/Safe Zone
- Actively seek to employ diversity of faculty & staff including visible, out LGBTQ people
- Standing advisory committee that deals with LGBTQ issues

Academic Life
- LGBTQ studies program and specific course offerings
- Actively recruit faculty for LGBTQ-related academic scholarship
- New faculty/staff training opportunities on sexual orientation and gender identity issues
- LGBTQ faculty/staff organization

Student Life
- LGBTQ & Ally student organization
- Regularly plans LGBTQ social activities
- Regularly plans education events on transgender issues
- LGBTQ-inclusive career services

Housing & Residence Life
- LGBTQ living space, theme floors and/or living-learning community
- Gender-inclusive housing for returning and new students

Campus Safety
- Active ongoing training for hate crime prevention
- Supports victims of LGBTQ sexual violence and partner violence

Counseling & Health
- LGBTQ-inclusive health information and safer sex materials available
- Trans-inclusive student health insurance policy which covers ongoing counseling services and hormone replacement therapy

Recruitment & Retention
- Special Lavender or Rainbow Graduation ceremony for LGBTQ students and allies
- Admission counselors receive LGBTQ-inclusive training and resources


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