Gender Programs

Gender Programs

Student Involvement Gender Programs encompasses a variety of programs, services and student organizations that address the changing roles of women and men and that advocate for gender equity.


Inside the Women’s Center, 340 Nebraska Union, you will find:

  • A 5000+ resource library of gender related books and DVDs

  • Free, confidential counseling

  • Programs and events such as the Week Without Violence, Women’s Week, Men @ Nebraska Week and the UNL Men & Masculinities Conference

  • Volunteer opportunities. We welcome, train and appreciate volunteers

  • Gender-related student organizations, including:

    • PREVENT, relationship violence prevention peer educators

    • Healthy Outlook Peer Educators (HOPE), body image and self-esteem peer educators

    • Psychology of Gender Student Organization (PGSO), undergraduate and graduate students interested in research and discussion of gender issues

    • United by Yarn, a fiber arts group open to people at all skill levels

    • Men @ Nebraska, students of all genders exploring masculinity and men's issues

  • The UNL Victim Advocate, a Voices of Hope staff member. Walk-in hours at the Women’s Center on Tuesdays from 2 to 6 pm and available by appointment at other times.


On the Gender Programs drop down menu at the top of the page, you can find pages dedicated to each of these programs and services.

Associate Director

Jan Deeds

340 Nebraska Union

(402) 472-2598

jdeeds1@unl.edu