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LGBT Student Services

LGBT Student Services is designed for students who are seeking LGBTQIA+ related services, support, and opportunities for personal growth, safety, and a sense of belonging. We put student needs at the center of our mission and provide resources to the UVU community seeking greater understanding of the LGBTQIA+ community.

LGBT Student Services Provides:

  • Educational, social, and activity programming for, by, and about the community
  • Advising, support, and advocacy
  • An affirming and supportive place to discuss sexuality and gender
  • Student lounge for hanging out and studying (Open Monday-Friday, 8-5 PM)
  • Safe Zone Training
  • Student leadership development
  • Student support discussion group
  • Socials and gatherings to develop peer networks
  • Lavender Graduation
  • Advisement to Spectrum: Queer Student Alliance at UVU
  • LGBTQIA+ Lending Library with books, films, periodicals, and zines
  • InQueery Educator Panels

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UVU Marches at the Utah Pride Parade
Sunday, March 2nd at 10 AM in Salt Lake City
March with UVU's LGBT Student Services and Spectrum: Queer Student Alliance at the 2019 Utah Pride Parade! The Utah Pride Center will be informing us on May 20th, where/when parade participants should meet our entry at in Salt Lake City. LGBT Student Services will be updating social media and our website as information becomes available. The parade starts at 200 West and ends at 400 East (about 1 mile long), at 10 AM.

Questions? Concerns?
Please contact Karen Deysher, program director of LGBT Student Services at lgbt@uvu.edu.

Celebrate Pride with UVU

"Why do we celebrate Pride?"
Thursday, May 30th at 1-3 PM in LA 116
This year is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, which is considered by many as the catalyst to the LGBTQIA2S+ civil rights movement in the United States of America. Please join LGBT Student Services as we explore the history and present day context of Pride, as well as prepare for our participation in the Utah Pride Parade.

UVU Preps for Pride
Friday, May 31st & Saturday, June 1st at 12-5 PM in LA 126
Want to help us prepare for the 2019 Pride Parade? Then please assist us in making historical and present-day Queer civil rights movement banners and poster!


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Safe Zone Training

Safe Zone is about fostering an environment of inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, allies, and asexual/nonsexual (LGBTQIA+) individuals on our campus and in the surrounding community. The training raises visibility and promotes ally building.


Sign-up for Safe Zone Training

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Spectrum: Queer Student Alliance at UVU

Spectrum seeks to promote an inclusive and supportive community for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual (LGBTQIA+) students and their allies by hosting social events and activities, engaging in queer social justice and activism, and providing educational resources on-campus and throughout Utah County.

Spectrum Club Meetings: Mondays at 5:30-8 PM in LA 116 (Fall & Spring semesters)

Follow Spectrum on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!

Questions? E-mail Spectrum at uvuspectrumqsa@gmail.com.