Queer Student Cultural Center

Photo: Queer Student Cultural Ceneter logo


Photo 1: QSCC tabling at Twin Cities Pride, Photo 2: QSCC members, Photo 3: Jack Baker (founder of FREE AKA QSCC)

What is the QSCC?

  • Queer Student Cultural Center (located in 205 Coffman Student Union)
  • Coalition of 10+ GLBTA student organizations devoted to connecting students with one another, while helping them adjust to the U of M and explore their identities.  
  • QSCC in 205 serves as both a small office & a large open safe space for any student to come in, hang out, read some magazines, do some homework, and overall get connected with other GLBTA-friendly folks.
  • Great hangout spot between classes & provides a much needed respite from the stresses of a typical student's day.

How are the QSCC & GLBTA Programs Office different?

Queer Student Cultural Center:

  • Operated by students & is a registered 501(c)3 organization which receives money from Office of Student Unions & Activities
  • Responsible for increasing GLBTA awareness through GLBTA student events, student organization meetings, & social programming
  • Builds, advises, & advances the leadership of GLBTA students & student organizations

GLBTA Programs Office:

  • Operated by professional staff & is a university office which receives money from Office of Equity & Diversity
  • Responsible for increasing GLBTA awareness through campuswide trainings & education, academic curriculum infusion, intersectional work across race/gender/etc, building community partnerships, and implementing institutional change work that affects students on the whole.
  • Provides scholarship dollars to students, as well as a community listserve of 3,000+ people to connect you with U of M & local Twin Cities GLBTA communities


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