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Safe Zone

To find and register for upcoming Safe Zone trainings, please click here. We also encourage you to take a moment and read a press release detailing the Safe Zone program here at EIU. 

In The News

LGBTQA articles in the Daily Eastern News from the 2013-2014 school year! Interested? Please click here.

2015-2016 Graduate Assistantship Position Has Been Filled!



The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Ally (LGBTQA) WebCenter of Eastern Illinois University strives to support an open, welcoming, and collaborative campus environment for students, faculty, staff, and friends.

Aiming to advance our university’s mission of being committed to diversity and inclusion, the LGBTQA WebCenter brings together campus, community, and national resources for all LGBTQA individuals seeking advice, information, or guidance.

Like our NEW Facebook page here!

Lavender Graduation Registration

Lavender Graduation is an annual ceremony conducted at EIU to honor LGBTQA+ students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the University. Graduating students, including undergraduates and graduates, are invited to take part in the celebration along with their families and friends. To register please click here. Lavender Graduation will take place on May 8th, 2015 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Tarble Arts Center Atrium.

LGBTQA Resource Center - Crowd-funding

Please take a moment to look at our crowd-funding website and video to see what we've been doing and where we aspire to go!

LGBTQA History Month

During the month of October, the LGBTQA Resource Center and the LGBTQA Advisory Committee, in conjunction with EIU Pride and other various organizations, host a variety of events in honor of LGBTQA History Month. We celebrate this vibrant and colorful community in pursuit of creating a more supportive, open, and welcoming environment on campus. If you wish to print off our 2014 LGBTQA History Month flyer, that can be found here

Creating More Welcoming, Safer Campuses for LGBTQ Students Webinar

To register and access the recording from this wonderful webinar opportunity,  please click here. The powerpoint slides for the webinar can be accessed here as well. And, if you wish to access the Q & A document that was generated as part of this webinar you may click here

Kognito Faculty/Staff Online Training Simulations 

Kognito is a company committed to research and outcomes that partners with academic, government and health system delivery entities. They also work to transform environments through challenging conversations and online training simulations. You will observe that there are three available training simulations on the webpage linked below. These trainings include: Supporting LGBTQ Students, At-Risk for Faculty and Staff, and Veterans on Campus. And they are available to any faculty or staff member who wishes to make EIU's campus an even more supportive environment for these students. Click here if interested.