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From Signature Events to Social Gatherings

The Center holds a variety of signature events, professional development opportunities, and social gatherings throughout the year for students, staff, and faculty members.  Join us! 

Renaming Forums

Please join us at a community forum this April to discuss a name change for the LGBTQA Center. Everyone welcome (students, faculty,
staff, community and alumni) to engage in the renaming process.

Forum dates/times flyer PDF icon (pdf)

Can't attend in person?  Provide feedback with our online survey.

Annual Signature Events

Fall Welcome BBQ

Kick off each academic year with a BBQ on the Allen House green, connect with new and old friends and enjoy food, crafts and games. All members of the UVM community welcome including alums, partners, friends, and children.

National Coming Out Week

Celebrated every October since 1992!  See uvmbored for more information.

Crockpot Comfort

Build community at this monthly FREE homemade meal. Check the calendar for dates.

Home for the Holidays

A nondenominational holiday gathering and reminder that no matter what your winter break is like, there is an LGBTQ affirming community on campus to return to in January.  Join us for crafts, games, and treats!


A full month of events to educate, entertain, and empower. Previous events have included everything from Queer Monologues poetry to panel discussions, from movie showings to political activism.

LGBTQA Awards & Rainbow Graduation

Recognizing important contributions to UVM's LGBTQA community and celebrating the graduation of queer & trans scholars.

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center

Apply to be a student speaker, nominate someone for an award, or RSVP today!

Space is limited; everyone should register including students, guests, faculty & staff, award recipients, and volunteers. 

Graduates must register by April 20, 2018.

Education & Training

The LGBTQA Center provides educational programs and training exploring sexual and gender identities and expression, language, the multiplicity of identity, and how groups, offices, and others on campus can become more affirming and inclusive of their LGBTQ+ community members.

Past trainings include undergraduate and graduate classrooms, UVM's Greek organizations, Police Services, Dean of Students Office, Athletics, and the College of Medicine. Please check out our offerings through Professional Development and Training and if you don't see a workshop or training that meets your needs, contact us.

Have a unique request? Please fill out this form to request a training, workshop, or consultation from the LGBTQA Center.

Other On Campus Programs & Events




Off Campus Programs & Events


Burlington's LGBTQA community has a number of opportunities for you to get involved in.  Check here for updates and visit our community partners Pride Center of Vermont and Outright Vermont for updates.