Implementing Gender-Neutral Bathrooms in the Student Center

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Core Competencies: Facilities Management, Intercultural Proficiency
Originally presented on November 25, 2014
This is the archived version.

Program Description

Program Description

Gender-neutral or gender-inclusive bathrooms have become a more common topic of discussion on campuses. First with residence halls and now with student unions, campuses are trying to address the needs of diverse student populations by providing services and facilities for the most basic needs, but many are struggling with how to create new facilities or convert existing bathrooms to accommodate the needs. 

About the Presenter(s)

Jorge Rivera, California State University–San Bernardino,

Sarina Loeb, California State University–Northridge,


Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this program, participants will know about:

  • Best practices are for implementing gender-neutral/inclusive bathrooms in the student center
  • Understand the needs of transgender students with regards to facilities 

As a result of attending this program, participants will be able to:

  • Lead campus discussions about the possibility of providing gender-neutral/inclusive bathrooms in campus facilities and assist facility managers in developing these spaces for the student population

Updated March 5, 2017