LGBTQ Center at UNF
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LGBTQ Center at UNF

The LGBTQ Center's mission is to provide valuable education and resources for the community with a commitment to advocacy, equality, respect, and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and allied students, faculty, staff, and the members of the Greater Jacksonville community.

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Serves

UNF & Greater Jacksonville LGBTQ+ community

Programs

The Center creates a more supportive and affirming place for all, inclusive of sexual orientation and gender. Some of those efforts include:
Gender Inclusive Housing: Stonewall Hall Living Learning Community
Drop-in location to study, socialize, connect, and learn (including access to computers)
Information and referrals to campus and community resources
Crisis intervention, case management, advising, and counseling
Peer-led discussion groups for diverse populations
Club Can-Do mentorship program
Consultations on policies and procedures, including Title IX and student conduct
Free, monthly HIV/STI testing on site
Free mental health counseling
Education, Training, and Professional Development
The LGBTQ Center offers innovative education and professional opportunities on a variety of topics, including: gender, sexuality, diversity, mental health, and healthy relationships.
Resource library with books, periodicals, and DVDs available for checkout
Speakers Bureau peer-educators program, reaching 300+ students annually
Workshops and presentations in academic courses, campus departments and Jacksonville organizations
Safe Space training and Cultural Competency Pursuit programs reaching 200+ annually
Advising students, faculty and the community engaging in research on gender and sexuality
Public lectures on contextually relevant topics such as religion, law, policy, and more
Club Can-Do Mentoring Program and annual LGBTQ Employment Summit
Annual student scholarships, for part-time and full-time students
Representation on divisional, university-wide, and community boards and committees
Research, publications, and presentations at national conferences
Community partnerships with local nonprofits and businesses
Events and Visibility, and so much more!