Programs and Services

The LGBT Resource Center offers a variety of programs, services and events for the entire UNF community. If you have questions about any of the programs below, please visit the LGBT Resource Center in the Student Union, Building 58 East, Room 1111 or contact us at unflgbt@unf.edu or (904) 620-4720.

Safe Space and Support

It is the goal of the LGBT Resource Center to make the entire UNF campus a safe space for all students, faculty and staff, inclusive of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. The center strives to be a welcoming, comfortable space by offering the following resources:

  • Physical safe space to study, socialize, learn, explore and organize
  • Information and referrals to campus and community resources
  • Advising for students, one-on-one and in groups
  • Support for LGBT student organizations, including PRIDE
  • Support/discussion groups for identity-specific populations on campus
  • Ally development resources
  • Mentorship opportunities

Education

The LGBT Resource Center offers ongoing educational opportunities for UNF students, faculty and staff on gender and sexuality. These opportunities include:

  • Resource library with books and DVDs available for check-out
  • Speakers’ Bureau presentations in academic courses throughout campus
  • Guest lectures in academic courses on gender, sexuality and diversity
  • Workshops and training sessions for campus departments and organizations
  • Safe Space training program for students, faculty and staff
  • Intergroup Dialogue social justice education program for students, faculty and staff
  • Listing of LGBT-related academic courses each semester
  • Support to students, faculty and staff researching gender and sexuality

Involvement and Leadership

Looking to get involved on campus or in the community? The LGBT Resource Center acts as a clearinghouse for information related to LGBT events and opportunities, and offers several programs designed to engage students and encourage leadership, such as:

  • Volunteer, internship and student employment opportunities
  • Weekly e-mail newsletter listing LGBT-related events and opportunities
  • Website, blog and Facebook page with LGBT resources and events
  • Meeting and event space for student organizations
  • Support to LGBT and ally faculty and staff
  • Advocacy for LGBT students, faculty and staff
  • Consulting with campus departments and administrators on policies and practices

Events

The LGBT Resource Center offers and co-sponsors a variety of events for students, faculty, staff and the community. Some annual events include:

  • Coming Out Week events
  • Living with Pride (with our new name:  Living OUT Loud) discussion series on healthy living
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Awareness Days
  • “Gay? Fine By Me” t-shirt campaign
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance
  • National and local guest speakers
  • Film festival
  • Lavender Graduation
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Office Hours

Monday — Thursday

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Friday

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

*or by appointment

 

Telephone

(904) 620-4720

 

E-mail

unflgbt@unf.edu

 

Location

Student Union, Building 58 East, Room 1111