Campus and Community Resources
Welcome to the LGBTQA WebCenter
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.
Eastern Illinois University Mission Statement
Eastern Illinois University is a public comprehensive university that offers superior, accessible undergraduate and graduate education. Students learn the methods and results of free and rigorous inquiry in the arts, humanities, sciences, and professions, guided by a faculty known for its excellence in teaching, research, creative activity, and service. The University community is committed to diversity and inclusion and fosters opportunities for student-faculty scholarship and applied learning experiences within a student-centered campus culture. Throughout their education, students refine their abilities to reason and to communicate clearly so as to become responsible citizens and leaders.
Eastern Illinois University statement of Diversity, Nondiscrimination, and Affirmative Action
America draws its strength and vitality from the diversity of its people. Eastern Illinois University is enriched by building a campus that celebrates and draws upon the talents of all its students, faculty, and staff.
Eastern Illinois University provides equality of opportunity in education and employment for all students and employees. Discrimination based upon race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis of discrimination precluded by federal and state statues, is strictly prohibited.
Moreover, as prescribed by federal guidelines, the University is committed to a program of affirmative action to alter patterns of employment which indicate under-representation of members of minority groups and women. The University further pledges itself to a program of affirmative action as prescribed by statute to employ, and advance in employment, qualified disabled individuals, Vietnam-era veterans, and special disabled veterans.