Same Sex Domestic Partner Benefits

Policy ID

033-0003

Effective Date

Friday, January 1, 2016

Division

Office of the Provost

Office of Primary Responsibility

Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity (IDE)

Summary of Policy

The College intends same sex domestic partners to be treated in a manner equitable to married spouses in all aspects of College life, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Affected Parties

All Groups

Policy Statement

The definition of "family" at Dartmouth College includes same sex domestic partners and their children. The College intends same sex domestic partners to be treated in a manner equitable to married spouses in all aspects of College life, to the fullest extent permitted by law. The general rules and regulations governing benefits eligibility also apply to same sex domestic partners.