Transgender and Nonbinary Resource Page
As Swarthmore College and the Intercultural Center continue to think through the experiences of LGBTQ+ students on campus, we continue to see a need for education, information, and resources to assist in bettering these experiences. Below are some specific areas we want to lift up as resources for transgender and nonbinary students.
From the U.S. Department of State, find specific information about change of gender marker on a passport.
Guide to Legally Changing Your Name and Gender Marker in PA
Find information about what actions you need to take to change your legal name or gender marker, including templates of the letters you will need from physicians and/or mental health providers.
A recent memo issued from the Department of Health & Human Services, released by the New York Times, stated the Department’s intent to solely define sex as either male or female based on biological traits defined by or prior to birth. What does this mean now and in the future?
Swarthmore College offers support for name changes including the use of a chosen name.
Swarthmore College recognizes that some students may choose to use a name other than their legal name to identify themself. Find out more information about this process.
Utilize this one page pdf document with helpful information around what student insurance covers, what you need for identification changes, and funding assistance.