LGBTQ+ USF Resources
Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)
This office provides: (1) Safe Zone Training Program, (2) networking, resources, and support for LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty, and (3) additional identity- and diversity-related programming for USF students, faculty, and staff.
Please find Safe Zone appendix here.
Please find our interactive inclusive restroom map and instructions for changing your name in Canvas here.
LGBTQ+ PROGRAMS OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS
LGBTQ+ and Ally Ice Cream Social
and much more! Follow us on BullsConnect to stay up-to-date on all upcoming LGBTQ+ events in OMA.
USF LGBTQ+ Student Organizations
For more information please visit the pages of these organizations on BullsConnect:
- P.R.I.D.E Alliance
- Trans+ Student Union
- GLBTA Medical Student Association
- LGBTQ+ Health Alliance
- QTPOCC (Queer and Trans People of Color Collective)
Each of these organizations is a member of Queer Coalition, a consortium of LGBTQ+ student organizations on campus with the goal of collaboration and working towards shared community goals. For more information, please email Alison Garcia at email@example.com.
USF LGBTQ+ Faculty & Staff Association
- Closed Facebook group —> request to join!
how to change your first name in canvas
If you have a first name change request for Canvas, please email IDM-Help@usf.edu from your official USF email account. You do not need to provide personal details for the request, just be clear about the name you want to show in Canvas. This will also change your name in the directory and email display name, but it will not change your NetID.
University Committees, Departments and Clinics
Committee on Issues of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (CISOGI)
The President’s Committee on Issues of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (CISOGI) is charged to (a) advise the President on matters pertaining to issues of sexual and/or affectional orientation as they pertain to USF faculty, staff, and students; (b) evaluate and monitor the university environment for problems and issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity.
• Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Center for Victim Advocacy and Violence Prevention
The Center for Victim Advocacy and Violence Prevention provides free and confidential services to USF students, faculty, and staff who have experienced crime, violence, and trauma:
- Location: SVC 2057
- Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Victim Helpline: (813) 974- 5757
The Counseling Center
The mission of the Counseling Center is to help students develop as whole individuals emotionally, intellectually, and socially. Counseling Center professional staff assists students in improvising their awareness exploring personal concern, improving learning skills, and making academic, career, lifestyle, and relationship decisions.
- Locations: SVC 2124
- Phone: (813) 974- 2831
The Haven Clinic is a confidential health resource for members of the LGBTQ+ community working to support your health and wellness needs in a culturally-sensitive environment.
- Locations: SHS Annex
- Phone: (813) 974- 2331
Housing and Residential Education
Learn more about Stonewall Suites Living Learning Community here.
For issues involving the residence halls, contact any Residence Life staff member at email@example.com.
- Phone: (813) 974- 0001
Safety & Security (Non-Emergency)
For immediate concerns of safety of persons or property, contact University Police.
- Phone: (813) 974- 2628
Students of Concerns Assistance Team (SOCAT)
SOCAT offers supportive intervention and guidance to any USF student who is struggling. The Case Manager is a member of SOCAT who reaches out to students to offer assistance, to help coordinate referrals to campus and community resources, and to develop an Action Plan for student success.
- Phone: (813) 974-6130