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Spectrum, Lehigh's undergraduate student group, annual drag show!

This page is dedicated to providing resources to current and prospective students at Lehigh University.

Current Students

Prospective Students

If you have questions or concerns not addressed on this page, please feel free to contact us at pridecenter@lehigh.edu or by phone at 610-758-4126.


Current Students

        

 

Student Organizations

Spectrum: Undergraduate student club that provides support and community building for LGBTQ+ students and allies. Contact Spectrum's President, Meghan Reynolds, at mar221@lehigh.edu for more information. 

SPEAK: Students Promoting Equality, Awareness, & Knowledge is Lehigh's undergraduate gender and sexuality peer education group who provide workshops & trainings on gender, sexuality, and inclusion. Contact Jesse Seaverns at jes321@lehigh.edu for more information.

Greek Allies: Undergraduate student group promoting inclusive leadership and fostering a welcoming Greek and greater campus environment. Contact Dana Teach at dmt220@lehigh.edu for more information.

T.I.D.E.: Undergraduate student group promoting respect of all individuals involved in sports, taking a stand for social justice at the NCAA athletics level. Contact Susie Poore at sep221@lehigh.edu for more information. 

PRISM: Lehigh's graduate student club that provides support and community building for LGBTQ+ graduate students and allies. Contact our graduate assistant, Sine Zungu, at siz517@lehigh.edu for more information.

Student Support Spaces

Peer led small groups that meet several times a month - Please access the link for more information go.lehigh.edu/PrideCenterGroups

QTPOC:  Support space for Queer and Trans People/Students of Color

Coming Out:  Support space for students who are not out to at least one person in their lives

TGNC:   Support space for Trans and/or Gender Non-conforming/Questioning students

BPFQ:  Support space for Bi, Pan, Fluid and/or Queer students

ACE:  Support space for students who identify along the asexual and aromantic spectrums. 


    Mural created by student staff member and
         Lehigh graduate, Laura DeFelice '19

Career Resources

The Pride Center has partnered with the Center for Career & Professional Development's platform, Lehigh Connects, to connect LGBTQ+ students with LGBTQ+ alumni who can provide career-related resources! To search for an LGBTQ+ alum on the platform, click "Browse the Network," "More Filters," and select "LGBTQ in the workplace" under "Help Topics." You can also type "LGBT" into the search bar.

Co-Sponsorship Requests

The Pride Center has a limited amount of funds to devote to co-sponsoring events and initiatives on campus. In order to qualify for these funds, recipients must meet the following criteria:

  1. The event or initiative should connect in some way to the Pride Center’s theme of prison abolition.

  2. The event or initiative should prioritize universal design and accessibility in all aspects, including presentation materials and physical space.

  3. The organizer should submit a proposal to pridecenter@lehigh.edu detailing the following:

    1. Description of the event/initiative

    2. Total estimated cost of the event/initiative

    3. How funds will be used

    4. How the event/initiative connects to the theme of prison abolition

    5. How the event/initiative will prioritize universal design & accessibility

  4. The organizer should check-in either via email or in-person with a Pride Center staffer to review how the event/initiative went.

  5. If funding is granted, the Pride Center’s logo should be included on promotional materials.

Resources

Career and Professional Development Resources
Center for Gender Equity
Glossary of LGBTQIA+ Terms
Helpful Graphics
IRIS Mentoring Program
LGBTQIA+ Study Abroad Guide
LGBTQIA+ and Substance Abuse
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Pronoun Resources
Study Abroad LGBTQIA Online Resources
Study Abroad LGBTQIA Online Resources (IES)
Trans@LU
Helpful Resources for TGNC Folks 
University Counseling and Psychological Services (UCPS)
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department

Rainbow scholarship

https://fundforeducationabroad.org/rainbow-scholarship/

 

 


Prospective Students

Thinking of coming to Lehigh?

We recognize that selecting a college is a really tough decision!
Which school is right for me?
Which major will best prepare me for my career?
Will the school be a good fit for me?

We created this resource to help you see if Lehigh University is the right school for you. Many of the more general questions can be answered by the Admissions Office, however, as an LGBTQIA+ student you may have additional questions about campus climate and the programs and services available to LGBTQIA+ students. The information below will hopefully answer some of your questions! If you have any further questions, please contact us at pridecenter@lehigh.edu or call our office at 610-758-4574.

Campus Pride LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges and Universities Index
College Choice LGBT Resource Guide
Gender Inclusive Restrooms 
Learn about getting involved at Lehigh
LGBT Student College Guide - Affordable Colleges
LU Non-Discrimination Policy
Pronoun Resources
Trans at LU

 

Helpful Graphics

 

The Gender Unicorn

Professional Dress Guide for All Genders