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Resources for LGBTQ Students

Queer Student Lounge

University Center, Room 201-D

A welcoming, inclusive space for hanging out, meeting other LGBTQ students and allies, and hosting student group meetings and events. Stop on by, from 10-4 every week day (with extended hours until 7:30pm on Mondays and Thursdays)
Gender Inclusive Restrooms

Two on Commons’ ground level.

Campus-wide list available upon request from lgbtq@umbc.edu or at tinyurl.com/UMBCGIBathroom

Gender Neutral Housing
Walker Ave Apts. & UMBC Residential Life Limited spaces. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/UMBCDiverseHousing.
SafeZone Program
Designed to help students, faculty and staff promote a more welcoming atmosphere for LGBTQ and questioning members of the UMBC community. Email lgbtq@umbc.edu to RSVP for a training today!
Critical Sexuality Studies Minor

Women’s and Gender Studies Department

  • Sexuality/Queer Theory - GWST 485
  • Intro. Critical Sexuality Studies - GWST 210
  • Queer Representation in Film/TV - GWST 321
Campus Police
Officer Kevin Lyle, LGBTQ Liaison
UMBC Police Station
(410) 455-3133 (Non-Emergency Number)
(410) 455-5555 (Campus Emergency Number)
Women’s Center
Commons 004
(410) 455-2714
The Mosaic: Center for Culture, Diversity
Commons 2B23
(410) 455-2686
Interfaith Center (IFC)
Student Development & Success Center
(410) 455-3657
University Health Services (UHS)
Erickson Hall, ground floor
(410) 455-2542
Counseling Center
Student Development & Success Center
(410) 455-2472
Crisis or emergency after-hours care?
Contact Campus Police at (410) 455-5555.
USM Non-Discrimination Policy
VI-1.05– Policy of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or Expression, at tinyurl.com/USM-LGBTQ