UNL Campus Resources

UNL Campus Resources

LGBTQ/Sexuality Studies

A minor in LGBTQ/Sexuality Studies is available through the Women's and Gender Studies Program at UNL (327 Seaton Hall). Please contact Rose Holz, rholz2@unl.edu or 402-472-9392.

Gender-Inclusive Housing

Beginning in Fall 2015, UNL will officially implement its gender-inclusive housing policy. This means that any student who identifies as LGBT+ is eligible to apply. For more information on the policy and its full wording, please click here.

The form to fill out is available here. If you have any questions or need clarification, please contact Melissa Peters, Assistant Director of Residence Life for Student Leadership and Diversity Initiatives at mpeters2@unl.edu or by phone at (402)-472-3872. Students may also contact the LGBTQA+ Resource Center at (402)-472-1652 or lgbtqa@unl.edu.

St. Marks on Campus Study Lounge

St. Mark's on the Campushas Student Outreach including a study lounge during the fall and spring semesters.
2 nights of the week: Sunday and Wednesday 7 - 11 p.m.
Free coffee, free food, free pop, and free wi-fi! Call 402-474-1979 for more information.
St. Mark's is located at 13 & R Street. The Study Lounge is a non-religious program of St. Mark's On the Campus Episcopal Church. St. Mark's is an inclusive community and the Study Lounge is open to all students of all beliefs.

RSO's

RSOs are Recognized Student Organizations on UNL. For more information, see http://involved.unl.edu/student-organizations

There are three LGBTQA-centric RSOs on campus:

  • Spectrum UNL – Located in 234 Nebraska Union. Meets Thursdays during the fall and spring semester, also holds office hours
  • The Change – Resource Center Volunteers, meets Tuesdays during the fall and spring semester.
  • Allies & Advocates for Equality at the Law School

UNL Police Department Liaison: Sgt. Casey Ricketts, 402.472.2222 or cricketts8@unl.edu

Listservs/Social Media

Email lists you can join for news, discussion, and event information:

For the ALLY, LGBTQA Resource Center and LGBTQNews listservs, please email lgbtqa@unl.edu.

  • Facebook: SpectrumUNL (Undergraduate LGBTQA group), the Committee on GLBT Concerns, and the LGBTQA Resource Center also have facebook pages.

  • Follow the LGBTQA Resource Center:

  • Facebook: facebook.com/lgbtqaUNL

  • Twitter: @LGBTQARC

  • Tumblr: lgbtqarc-unl.tumblr.com
  • Instagram: @UNLLGBTQA

Library Resources

The LGBTQA Resource Center has a library collection located at the center. Our collection is catalogued in the University Library catalog.  Any of our materials will indicate that they are located at the LGBTQA Resource Center. For more information:
* Stop by the center in 346 NU
* Call the center at 402.472.1652
* Email the student staff serving as the library coordinator at lgbtqa.library@unl.edu

The University Library also has LGBT materials in a database: LGBT Life.
For more information contact Charlene Maxey-Harris, 402.472.8700, Cmaxeyharris2@unl.edu

Bullying Resources

For more information on bullying issues impacting LGBT community:
http://www.ala.org/glbtrt/popularresources/bullying

Groups

Community:

  • Outlinc
  • A community center without walls. They have a listserv, sponsor activities, a calendar of events and business directory online. Outlinc works to make Lincoln a better place to live, work, and play for LGBT folks and allies. Visit their website: http://www.outlinc.org
  • Also check out their resource directory: http://outlinc.org/resource-directory
  • PFLAG-Cornhusker meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7 pm at the Unitarian Church in Lincoln, 63 & A Street.  There is a social half hour at 6:30 pm, a program at 7 pm, and support groups for those who want to participate at 8 pm. The meeting is over at 9 pm.

    Nebraska Trans* Community Group
    A Trans* Community Group for the Greater Lincoln/Omaha Areas. This group is for individuals that identify with a nontraditional masculine or feminine sense of self. This may include but is not limited to genderqueer, gender nonconforming, gender rebel, two-spirited, and female to male (FTM) or male to female (MTF) individuals. Partners are welcome at the meetings and on their facebook group.  Check out their website at NebraskaTransCommunity.com

    Support group for parents of gender fluid children:

    Join other parents of gender non-conforming children for support and conversation.  Parents of children of all ages are welcome to attend...from pre-school to adult.  Group will meet the second Saturday of every month at First Plymouth Church (20th & D St) at 11:00am in room H.  For further information or questions please email Steph @ parentsofgfkids@gmail.com 

    Lincoln Groups you can join on Facebook:

    Outlinc: LGBT Community in Lincoln
                 Professionals Group
                 Volleyball
                 LGBTQ Reading Group

    Nebraska Trans* Community Group (Secret Group to protect privacy, contact NebraskaTransCommunity@gmail.com to be added!)

Campus Counseling:

  • Rainbow Clinic http://psychology.unl.edu/hope-lab/clinical-services Community members can also access counseling services on campus through the Rainbow Clinic, Family Resource Center and Psychology Training Clinic (please see campus resources for more information).
    325 Burnett Hall
    402-472-3251

  • Family Resource Center
    http://cehs.unl.edu/cyaf/family-resource-center/
    East Campus Loop and 35th Street
    402-472-5035

  • Psychology Training Clinic
    http://cehs.unl.edu/edpsych/clinic
    Teachers College 49
    402-472-1152

  • Scott Winrow, UHC Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), University Health Center, second floor, 402-472-7450.

  • Trans* Students interested in a support group, please contact Dr. Scott Winrow at 402.472.7450

  • The Women's Center, 340 Nebraska Union.
  • Victim Advocate through the Women's Center: 402.472.0203.
 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): EAP services are available to faculty, staff, and their domestic partners (living in the same household). EAP is located in the 501 Building on city campus, 402-472-3107; 1-800-755-2655 (outside Lincoln).

  • Community referrals are also available through the LGBTQA Resource Center.

Education and Faith Based Resources

Education

Supportive Clergy:

Campus-associated congregations:

  • St. Marks on-the-campus Episcopal, 1309 "R" Street, 402-474-1979

For additional information or resources, contact one of the resources listed above.

To find out about resource additions or updates, please contact the LGBTQA Resource Center at 402-472-1652 or lgbtqa.library@unl.edu.


Contact Information

Director

Pat Tetreault, Ph.D.

346 Nebraska Union

(402) 472-1752

ptetreault1@.unl.edu

LGBTQA Resource Center

346 Nebraska Union

(402) 472-1652

lgbtqa@unl.edu

lgbtqa.GA@unl.edu