Graduate Students 

Prospective Students LGBT  


We love our grad students. Let us support you. Use our Grad Student FAQs to connect with UCR resources of special interest to our LGBT and allies grad student community. Learn how to access everything from classroom materials to discussion groups to conference opportunities.


Are there any regional LGBT conferences I can attend?

The UCLA Queer Studies Conference is held every October. The Western Regional LGBTQIA College Conference is held every February at rotating host campuses.

Does the Graduate Student Health Insurance Program (GSHIP) cover Trans health benefits?

Yes! Hormone therapy and sex reassignment surgeries are covered. Learn more about campus health insurance and trans health coverage.

How can I connect with UCR faculty involved with LGBIT Studies?

How can I get more involved in the LGBT community here at UCR?

You can…

I am a teaching assistant. Where can I find resources for teaching in the classroom?

You are welcome to print out any of our helpful handouts for your classroom. You may also borrow materials from our library including films that are licensed for educational use. You may also want to invite one of our student panels to come to your classroom.

Is UCR Family Housing inclusive of domestic partners?

Yes! Check out the family housing policy and application for more details.

What is LGBTQ Grad Student Hour?

At Grad Student Hour, LGBTQ graduate students gather informally for community building and conversation. Grad students meet in the LGBT Resource Center's meeting room at 245 Costo Hall weekly on Wednesdays winter quarter. Please see our calendar for upcoming meeting times.

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