Interested in connecting with the LGBTQ+ community on campus?
We have several opportunities for LGBTQIA+ identifying students, staff, faculty and their allies to come together in community. To get information directly, please contact the LGBTQ+ Coordinator, Rafael Norwood at email@example.com or 719-255-3447 for more information.
LGBTQ+ Registered Student Organizations
Queer Student Alliance is a student-led LGBTQIA alliance. Spectrum welcomes students and community members of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Spectrum provides a space for members to meet, share experiences, and support each other. Allies are always welcome of course too! Contact Rafael Norwood at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Queer Transgender People of Color (QTPOC) and Two-Spirit is a student organization that provides a space to discuss the experiences of, and the issues that impact Queer/LGBTQIA identifying people of color and Two Spirit people. This group provides a safe environment for students to connect, share experiences, and support each other. All are welcome to attend! Check out their Instagram at @qtpoctwospirit.
Staff PRIDE Committee
The Staff PRIDE Committee is a Regular Standing Committee of the UCCS Staff Association. The purpose of the committee is the advancement of and advocacy for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) community of the university through increasing the visibility of LGBTQIA+ groups as a presence and resource within UCCS and the wider community; advising on the inclusivity of LGBTQIA+ concerns within UCCS policies and procedures; supporting the education of UCCS staff, students, and faculty specific to the LGBTQIA+ community; and supporting and advocating for UCCS LGBTQIA+ staff and students. The Staff PRIDE Committee fosters a welcoming environment for all new staff and works to engage all staff and students with diversity and inclusiveness initiatives.
The MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for students, staff, faculty, and alumni. The most up-to-date volunteer opportunities are shared via the weekly e-newsletter. We encourage prospective volunteers to subscribe to the e-newsletter to participate in ongoing projects.
Are you a UCCS alumni?
Create a Volunteer Profile through the UCCS Volunteer Hub. You can find more information by visiting uccsvolunteers.org
Support the MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center
To support the MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center, you can:
- Visit our giving page,
- Contact Zuleika Johnson, Director of Development at UCCS, at email@example.com.
- Contact Whitley Hadley, Director of the MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 719.255.3040.
The MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center's culturally enriching programming is available for all UCCS students, alumni, faculty, and staff. As the multicultural and LGBTQ+ Resource Center on campus, creating an inclusive space and welcoming community is essential. When you give, you invest in champions of inclusive excellence and safer communities. Giving directly contributes to programming like the inclusive leadership workshops, the MLK Day of Service and Action, the multicultural graduation ceremony, mentorship for the MOSAIC Gateway Program, free personal hygiene and identity affirmation products, practicum stipends for graduate students, increased alumni networking opportunities, and more! Make a donation to increase the MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center's ability to foster inclusive excellence at UCCS and beyond.