Policy gives transgender students options in deciding their living arrangements

StateNews.com – By Brittany Shammas – The State News

He hadn’t even left home for his freshman year at MSU, but animal science senior Uri Donnett and his family had spent months talking to housing officials over the phone, hoping to resolve a conflict. Donnett, a transgender student assigned to a female floor and female roommate in Brody Hall, said the arrangement would have been uncomfortable. And even when he succeeded in attaining a single room in another hall, Donnett said he felt out of place in his own room and uncomfortable in the bathroom he shared with two female suitemates.