This page details resources specific to trans individuals navigating Brandeis University. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Gender and Sexuality Center.
Brandeis University is committed to providing safe and supportive housing options for students of all genders. This includes providing options that offer gender-inclusive housing and restrooms. For details, consult the university's Gender-Inclusive Housing Policy.
All Brandeis residence halls are equipped with at least one single-user, gender-inclusive restroom. An additional 30 such facilities, in addition to a handful of single-user, gendered restrooms with locking mechanisms, can be found in university academic and administration buildings throughout campus. A complete list of locations is available on this website.
Name and/or Gender Marker Change
If you are legally and/or socially transitioning and need support or assistance navigating university systems, contact the Gender and Sexuality Center. For information about changing your legal name and/or gender marker in Massachusetts, consult the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition website.
Student Health Insurance
The Brandeis University Student Health Insurance Plan offers full transition-related benefits. Be sure to check with Blue Cross Blue Shield about specific coverages before seeing a doctor.