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Gender

UMass Lowell is committed to fostering an equitable community where all our members may thrive. Our educational services, programs, employment, and terms and conditions of employment are available without regard to sex, which includes gender identity and gender expression. Discrimination on the basis of sex is prohibited by UMass Lowell’s Guidelines on Sexual Harassment, Sexual Discrimination, and Other Sexual Misconduct, and by its Nondiscrimination Guidelines. Please see the Guidelines and Procedures page for more information.

The following forms are available for you to communicate with the University about a change to name and/or gender. These forms will be used by UMass Lowell to keep the University’s records accurate.

  • Gender Designation Change: Students and employees may request a change of gender designation within UMass Lowell databases or information systems using this form: Request for Change to Gender Designation
  • Name Change: UMass Lowell will change the primary/legal name of employees with official documentation. Please see Massachusetts forms to change name. After an employee’s name is legally changed, the employee may notify UMass Lowell of the name change using this form: Name Change Form (pdf).

For information regarding the use of facilities, please see the UMass Lowell Statement for the Usage of Restroom and Locker Facilities on the Guidelines and Procedures page.

More information and resources, including resources for students, are available at the Diversity Portal, for example, Gender Equity and Title IX, LGBTQ Community, Trans and Gender Nonconforming and LGBTQ Resources.

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view any pdf files. It can be download for free from the Adobe website.