Due to the impact of COVID-19, our Ethnic & Gender campus locations are closed until further notice. Our staff is working remotely and available to support you along your Highlander journey. We look forward to being back on campus and supporting you in-person. Please continue to wash your hands, wear a face covering, and maintain physical distance.

support, education and advocacy since 1993

UCR's LGBTRC welcomes the LGBTQIA+ community to explore our services and programs.


LGBT Resource Center


Welcome to the LGBT Resource Center

Established in 1993, the LGBT Resource Center provides support, education, and advocacy regarding sexual orientation and gender identity/expression for the UC Riverside community and beyond.


Welcome Back, Highlanders!

Get connected to the UCR LGBTQ+ community. For online events, join our E-Newsletter for zoom links.

  • The center is open 9am-5pm at 245 Costo Hal!
    Week 1 - Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    Starting October 1 - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday + Wednesday hours TBD
  • Trans Group meets online every Thursday, 2pm – supportive discussions for transgender and nonbinary students, contact nancy.tubbs@ucr.edu for more info
  • Tuesday Talks, 5pm weekly  –  Our weekly Tuesday Talks series kicks off with a special “Coming Out Stories” discussion online. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer people, and their allies are invited to join a supportive discussion on "coming out." Share a slice of your story and listen to others. Help us celebrate National Coming Out Day. Future Tuesday Talks will mostly meet in person.
  • LGBTQ+ Staff/Faculty Hour – online the first Tuesday of the month @ noon

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  • New Presidential Policy on Gender Recognition and Lived Name will bring changes to gender identity policies and procedures over next 3 years.
  • UCR Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) clinicians available to provide letters for accessing trans-related
  • health care.Info on UC Transgender and Nonbinary Health Benefits for Employee.
  • Updates & Resources for Trans-Related health care under the Student Health Insurance Program (SHIP).
  • Tutorials on Using Lived/Preferred Names Online and On Campus.
  • Students Can Update SOGI Demographic Info and Use a Lived/Preferred Name On Campus.

UCR Land Acknowledgement

We at UCR would like to respectfully acknowledge and recognize our responsibility to the original and current caretakers of this land, water, and air: the Cahuilla [ka-wee-ahh], Tongva [tong-va], Luiseño [loo-say-ngo], and Serrano [se-ran-oh] peoples and all of their ancestors and descendants, past, present, and future. Today this meeting place is home to many Indigenous peoples from all over the world, including UCR faculty, students, and staff, and we are grateful to have the opportunity to live and work on these homelands.
Download and read the full Land Acknowledgement from UCR Native American Student Programs.


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Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

are providing resources & support, and are available by appointment.

245 Costo Hall

(951) 827-2267


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