An ally is someone who confronts heterosexism, homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, heterosexual and genderstraight privilege in themselves and others and has a concern for the well being of transgender, intersex, queer and other LGBQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning) people and a belief that transphobia, heterosexism, homophobia and biphobia are social justice issues.
For information on the transgender and intersex communities at UNL, check out the Trans Guide, a handbook for transgender and intersex students at UNL.
For detailed information, and to learn about exemptions to this policy, visit this website: For students who are unable or do not wish to apply for gender-inclusive housing, there are other options available listed below. There are two apartment-style residence halls located on City Campus, available only to upper class, graduate and non-traditional (20 yrs or older) students: The Courtyards - Fully-furnished 4 and 2 bedroom units with full kitchen and living area. The Village - Fully-furnished 4 and 2 bedroom units with full kitchen and living area. All rooms are singles, with shared kitchen facilities available. Visit the ASUN’s student legal services page for more information.
Single rooms are available in the following traditional residence halls: Pound - Limited number of single rooms available.. The University Health Center (UHC) staff is committed to providing LGBTQ-friendly health services to students, staff, and faculty.
Please see the Counseling page for more information.
Approximately 1.7% of children are born with mixed sexual anatomy that makes it difficult to label them male or female. Although many intersex people do not identify as transgender, many of the workplace issues relating to transgender people overlap with those that affect intersex people.
An ally is pro-LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning) and is actively committed to diversity and inclusion, mutual respect and personal safety for all people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expression.
Students may also contact the LGBTQA Resource Center at (402)-472-1652 or [email protected] Selleck - Limited number of single rooms available. Academic year and summer contracts available Coed building. University Suites - Fully furnished with snack prep area and living area. Coed building, but residents living within a double bedroom suite (4 students in a suite, 2 bedrooms) or a single bedroom suite (4 students in a suite, 4 bedrooms) unit must be of the same biological sex. Coed building, but residents living within a 4 or 2 bedroom unit must be of the same legal sex. Burr - Single rooms located on East Campus, reserved for upper class students, graduate students and students with valid reasons for having single rooms. There are many apartments and rental housing available around both City and East Campus.
All incoming students under the age of 19 or students who have not completed or transferred 27 or more accepted semester hours of post-secondary education prior to the first day of fall semester classes are required to live in University-approved on-campus housing. Eastside Suites - Fully furnished with snack prep area and living area. Coed building, but residents living within a double bedroom suite (4 students in a suite, 2 bedrooms) or a single bedroom suite (4 students in a suite, 4 bedrooms) unit must be of the same biological sex. Coed building, but residents living within a 4 or 2 bedroom unit must be of the same legal sex. Husker Hall is a coed housing facility located on 23 St. (3 blocks from City Campus), available for graduate and non-traditional (23 yrs or older) students at UNL. The Association of Students of the University of Nebraska (ASUN) provides tips and resources for those who are seeking off-campus housing.