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OUTSTANDING SUPPORT SERVICES

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CAREER SERVICES

UCSB Career Services is an Out for Work LGBTQ Certified SILVER Career Center that offers events, drop-in appointments and resources related to LGBTQ identities. http://career.sa.ucsb.edu/resources/student-diversity/lgbtq

FINANCIAL AID

The UCSB Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships offers LGBTQ scholarship resources, a FAFSA dependency override and emergency loans and grants for students in need based on lack of family support. www.finaid.ucsb.edu

EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAM

EAP offers a database of LGBTQ resources based out of all partner schools and/ or regions that students will attend abroad. Safety concerns by country are also addressed in orientations. http://eap.ucop.edu/Diversity/Pages/LGBTQ.aspx

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Student Health medical providers receive ongoing training on LGBTQ identity and healthcare needs. The center offers the latest sexual health prescriptions. http://studenthealth.sa.ucsb.edu/services/medical-services/lgbtqq-services

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) hosts a weekly support group for LGBTQ students entitled "True Selves." http://caps.sa.ucsb.edu

The Alcohol and Drug Program provides counselors, events and support specifically for LGBTQ students. http://alcohol.sa.ucsb.edu

Health and Wellness provides ongoing events and workshops on gender, sexuality and overall well-being. http://wellness.sa.ucsb.edu

CAMPUS SAFETY

The University of California Police Department (UCPD) has staff members specializing in responding to LGBTQ hate or bias incidents. www.police.ucsb.edu

Community Service Officers (CSOs) are available 24/7 to serve as escorts throughout campus and Isla Vista. www.police.ucsb.edu/cso/safety-escorts

Judicial Affairs at UCSB provides anonymous online reporting for any hate or bias crimes.

SGD Quarterly Events

  • Queer People of Color Potluck
  • LGBTQ Black Student Reception
  • LGBTQ Asian/Pacfic Islander Student Reception
  • LGBTQ Middle Eastern Student Reception
  • LGBTQ Chicanx/Latinx Student Reception
  • Coming Out Monologues
  • LGBTQ Staff and Faculty Luncheon
  • identiTEAs, discussions on intersectional identity
  • Safe Zone Training
  • Emerging Leaders Institute Retreat (ELI)

SGD Annual Events

  • OUT in Academe
  • Noted LGBTQ Speakers
  • Lavender Graduation
  • Queer organizations social
  • Young, Wild & Free
  • Pride Awards
  • Fashion Show
  • Coming Out Monologues
  • OUT in the Workplace
  • Pride Week
  • Spring Insight family orientation
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