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LGBTQ Resources

SPSSI is committed to helping LGBTQ students succeed in safe school environments. Below you can find a range of external resources that have been recommended to assist LGBTQ students succeed in and outside the college classroom.

Resources and Expert Advice for LGBTQ College Students - A comprehensive guide created for LGBTQ students, allies, and other community members. It offers tips for knowing if a college is LGBTQ friendly and highlights the schools going above and beyond to welcome these students. It also explains the Campus Pride Index and includes an interview with Gary Howell, a staff member at Argosy University who works with AU Tampa’s Campus Pride group.

Resources for Transgender College Students - A guide that focuses on transgender students. It includes scholarships specific to the trans community, describes how to find a transgender-friendly college and provides a directory for additional resources to help with academic and extracurricular success.

College Scholarships for LGBTQ Students - A guide that focuses on scholarships and financial aid available to LGBTQ college students. It's not only a list of funding opportunities -- there are tips on, for example, how to navigate applying to financial aid before coming out to family or if family is not supportive.

LGBTQ Friendly Colleges & Student Resources

Transgender College Student Resources

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