Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Transgender resources

Transgender resources for UW employees

Find information about University policies, procedures and resources that are available to you.

Developing a workplace transition plan

Guidance developed in collaboration with campus partners and employees who have transitioned.

Resources for managers and colleagues of transgender employees

Using appropriate terminology is an important part of respectfully supporting transgender people.

Best practices for managers and HR representatives

There is no single formula for managing gender transitions in the workplace.


The following terms will help you navigate terminology used throughout this resource.

Sample workplace transition plan – employee’s manager

Controlling the flow of information is very important in managing the transition process; confidentiality is a primary concern.