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Campus Partners

Campus partnerships are vital to SGD's mission and work. Many of these offices co-host events, offer services and resources to QT students, are Safe Zone trained, and more.

Campus Partnerships

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Office of Multicultural Affairs

The OMA provides social justice education for KU students to critically examine the intersections of identity, equity, accessibility, and impact. SGD and OMA partner in providing The Trans Closet, Queer Students of Color group, various programs, and more.
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Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity

Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity (ETCWGE) at the University of Kansas seeks to support the personal, educational, and professional success of students through challenging patriarchal norms which impede full access to the university. SGD and ETCWGE partner by hosting various programs throughout the year (like Zine night)
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Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center

The Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center promotes social change and the elimination of sexual violence through prevention education, inclusive programming, and campus wide collaboration. QT people experience disproportionate rates of sexual violence. SGD and SAPEC partner to address sexual violence in the QT population through programming, SGD staff teaching LDST 301 courses, and more.
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Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

The Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB) is committed to holding ourselves and the university accountable for a more equitable and inclusive KU. SGD and DEIB partner in co-sponsoring events, collaborating on training, and more

Campus Partnerships

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The Health Education Resource Office

The Health Education Resource Office (HERO) is a source for KU community wellness through partnerships that support innovative approaches toward optimal health while maximizing academic and professional success.
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Watkins Health Services

At Watkins Health Services, we know that gender identity is a spectrum and that not everyone’s path is the same. Your first appointment on this path is a consultative appointment where your provider will focus on getting to know you and assessing your personal goals for your journey.
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Student Housing

Student Housing Mission Statement. We build learning centered communities through individual support and respect. Our Central Values.
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Center for LGBTQ+ Research & Advocacy

The Center, housed in the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare, will put Kansas on the map as a hub for research, advocacy, community engagement, education, and
scholarship focused on the experiences of sexually and gender diverse populations.

Campus Partnerships

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Sexuality and Gender Diversity Faculty Staff Council

The purpose of the council is to support programs and initiatives focused on growing a culturally rich campus through community building, advocacy, social justice education, leadership, and the development of informed citizens.
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Student Senate

The University of Kansas Student Senate is the primary advocate for students on campus. As one of higher education's finest models of self-governance, 110 senators and 11 executive staff members work together to allocate about $25 million in student fees in ways that best serve students. Student Senate also represents the KU student voice within University, State, and National Governance, working to address and develop policy in students' best interests.

Student Support and Case Management

The Commons

Campus Partnerships

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Student Union Activites

Student Union Activities (SUA) is one of KU’s largest student organizations. SUA has planned or “programmed” events for the entire Jayhawk community to enjoy for over 85 years. SUA’s mission is to seek to enrich the college experience by providing diverse, interactive, and educational programming and leadership opportunities for the KU community. SUA strives to uphold its mission through every event it brings to the KU campus.