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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 – Information on resources, curricula, and student organizations. It also includes candid interviews with LGBTQ community leaders to help alleviate some of the worries that LGBTQ students may have when it comes to postsecondary education.

Transgender College Student Resources - A guide to help trans students find answers and resources for common issues experienced on campus while also empowering trans students to stand up for themselves and know their rights.