Santa Clara University

Office for Multicultural Learning

LGBTQ resources on campus

SCQ provides support as well as resources to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community at SCU. Also to provide the entire SCU community with information concerning gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. They meet in the Rainbow Resource Center. Primary Contact: Glen Bradley and Alexander Golding

GASPED is gay and straight people for the education of diversity. GASPED meets weekly on Mondays at 7pm in the Rainbow Resource Center, Benson 21. Primary Contact: Lucas Hill and Kristen Grewe

There is a list of Out staff and faculty along with a member of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, who are willing to talk to LGBTQ students.

Campus Ministry is a supporting office of this project. They are located in Benson 105; phone: 554-4372.

The Counseling Center is also a supporting office of this project. They are located in Cowell Health Center; phone: (408) 554-4172. By including this office as a resource, we do not mean to imply that all LGBTQ students need counseling.

LGBTQ Staff and Faculty Group: (formerly known as On Our Way Out) is now led by Monica Davis and Matthew Cox.

The Rainbow Resource Center is a safe space created by a collaborative group of students, faculty, and staff. The Center aims to promote greater acceptance and visibility of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Pansexual, Asexual, and Ally (LGBTQQIPAA) community on- and off-campus. To stay up-to-date with the Center's activities, Like us on our Facebook page!

SPECTRUM is a drop-in discussion group.  Spectrum holds regular and confidential weekly discussion on Tuesdays from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Rainbow Resource Center (Benson 11).  Please join us for a discussion and supportive exploration of the common struggles and unique opportunities for growth that many SCU students with sexual or gender identity differences share.  To learn more, feel free to contact group facilitators Kim Tavares or Greg Schultz.

LGBTQ resources off-campus

National resources:

  • The Billy de Frank Center is the LGBTQ community center for Santa Clara County and is located in San Jose.

Local resources: