Gender Inclusive Housing
LC State Residence Life seeks to provide a living environment welcoming for all students of all gender identities. To help facilitate this, we have set aside space in our suite style housing for students who are interested in gender inclusive housing.
What is gender inclusive housing?
As we strive to create a welcoming, inclusive, and safe residential experience, offering gender inclusive housing both accommodates and respects the complexities of gender identity. Knowing that traditional, same-sex room assignments are not always comfortable and/or appropriate for all students, we found gender inclusive housing to be more welcoming for all of our students.
Is gender inclusive housing just for LGBTQI+ students??
Gender-inclusive housing is not just for LGBTQI+; it is for anyone who wants to live with people with whom they feel comfortable - no matter their gender. Students who elect this option must be open to living with a person of any gender or gender identity. Students are interested in gender-inclusive housing for a variety of reasons. It is our hope that you make the best decision for you.
Both new and returning students are welcome to opt into gender inclusive housing when filling out your housing application. We do strongly advise students NOT to live in a room with a partner or significant other. If you are wanting to live with a significant other, we strongly suggest looking at an off-campus apartment as a housing option.
What if a student does not want to live in gender inclusive housing?
A student must identify on their application that they are interested in gender-inclusive housing in order to be considered. Students who do not identify an interest will not be considered and will remain eligible for same-sex housing assignments.