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Upcoming LGBTQ Events

The LGBTQ Center is open! We are always adding fun and educational programs and events for students, faculty, staff, the Jacksonville community and surrounding areas. Check back often for updates and follow us on Facebook & Instagram for up to the minute programming!


Our events are open to everyone! We are working diligently to set up a robust lineup of online events for the semester. Follow us on our social media (Facebook and Instagram) pages to join the latest online events.

Rainbow Welcome

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Noon - 2 p.m.

Location: Osprey Plaza

Cost: Free!

Part of Fall Week of Welcome. Come see what the LGBTQ Center is all about! Enjoy free food, fun & games, while you find out about what the LGBTQ Center offers, meet our staff, eat and discover ways to become involved in all things LGBTQ+ at UNF and beyond.

LGBTQ and Mental Health

Thursday, September 8, 2022

1 - 2:30 p.m.

Location: LGBTQ Center

Cost: Free!

This event will explore the discrepancies and discrimination that LGBTQ+ individuals face when accessing mental health care. Resources will be provided for LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff to better access these resources.


Wednesday, September 21, 2022

1 - 2:30 p.m.

Location: LGBTQ Center

Cost: Free!

This event will be a conversation about bisexual history.

Out and In Charge: A Conversation with Women in Pow=r

Friday, October 7, 2022

Noon - 5 p.m.

Location: John A. Delaney Student Union Ballrooms

Cost: Students: $10, General Admission: $35, VIP: $50

The LGBTQ Center presents Out and In Charge: A Conversation with LGBTQ Women in Pow=r. This inaugural and groundbreaking event was created for LGBTQ women in Jacksonville. Engage in a leadership conversation between powerful women who are members of the LGBTQ+ community. Learn from their experiences, successes, and mistakes. The goal of this annual event is to motivate, inspire and increase your knowledge, by hearing personal stories from other women leaders, as they share their insights, build business relationships and friendships.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Job Fair

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - Thursday, November 3, 2022


Location: TBD

Cost: Free!

Nov. 2: 
  • Professional development seminars for students/alums/community from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Networking Lunch for organizations/employers from Noon - 2 p.m.
  • Diversity Mixer at 6 p.m. – open to ALL students/alumni/community/employers/organizations
Nov. 3: 
  • Career Expo from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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Building Bridges Creating Community Fundraising Event

Friday, December 9, 2022

7 - 9 p.m.

Location: TBD

The LGBTQ Center's annual Building Bridges, Creating Community event raises funds for the LGBTQ Center to sponsor educational programs, student support, scholarships and leadership development to spread awareness and knowledge about LGBTQ issues, people and experiences.