Updated Oct. 6, 2017

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff,

Yesterday afternoon U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo announcing that the Department of Justice does not interpret Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect transgender individuals in the workplace. The Department of Justice maintains that sex discrimination applies only to discrimination between men and women, understood as biological categories, and not to gender identities. 

Every U.S. presidential transition brings changes to federal policy that affect virtually all of us. Each of the links below provides helpful resources, including information about—and the significant implications of—some of the policy changes that most impact members of our community. The information will be updated when changes occur.

The White House - link to Immigration information

Immigration Enforcement

Educational, legal, regional and on-campus information and resources for undocumented and DACAmented students, and current relevant updates regarding travel bans.

Campus Contacts

We encourage you to drop-in, call or email with any concerns or questions.

Lisa H. Rutherford

Chief Policy Officer and General Counsel

105-A Converse Hall

Tenzin L. Kunor

Associate Director of Diversity & Leadership