Same Sex Domestic Partner Benefits

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.

Policy ID

032-0065

Effective Date

January 16, 2016

Last Revised Date

January 16, 2016

Division

Finance & Administration

Office of Primary Responsibility

Office of Human Resources (HR)

Last Reviewed Date

January 18, 2021

Next Review Date

2026