Off-Campus Resources

Off-Campus Resources

Including: shelters, faith-based groups, legal assistance, social/networking organizations, health resources, support groups/organizations, etc.

If you can't find a group/org/resource you're seeking, feel free to email us for assistance.


Lavender House


Students living in Lavender House's Living Learning Community (LLC) are able to explore and express their whole selves, including their gender identities and sexualities in a safer and affirming environment. Members of this LLC center their values around social justice and inclusion, and are active members of the U of M community. With the support of the Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life (GSC), Lavender House students connect with diverse queer communities on and off campus, attend cultural events and participate in a leadership retreat.


Mentor Program

The Spring 2018 Mentor Program is accepting applications!



The Mentor Program creates long-lasting connections across students and employees. Student Mentees can quickly connect to someone at the U of M while the Employee/Alumni Mentors check in with mentees on:


The University of Minnesota has 30+ LGBTQIA groups & initiatives - below is a sampling of the initiatives open to all members of the University community and sponsored by the GSC on the Twin Cities Campus:


Request a Training

How do I request a training?

Requesting a tailor-made training couldn't be simpler! Email us with all the vital info below:

Education & Training

The Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life offers a broad spectrum of education, training opportunities, and resources.

Learn more about LGBTQIA identities & the intersections across gender identity, race, class, disability, and faith by connecting with the following:


3 photos. Photo 1 of students studying on laptops. Photo 2 of person in a suit holding a glowing globe of the earth. Photo 3 of an open book on a table. Check out the links below for LGBTQIA resources offered both on and off campus!


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