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.


Join Us for Weekly Programming Online

The center has moved to online programming and support due to the COVID-19 campus closure. Join our E-newsletter for zoom links. In addition to special events featured in our Calendar, we offer weekly supportive spaces:

  • Tuesday Talks – discussions with unique topics every Tuesdays, 5pm.
  • Trans Group – supportive discussions every Thursday, 3pm.
  • BlaqOUT Group – supportive discussions every Friday, 5pm.
  • Megan's Virtual Office Hours – times vary.
  • Virtual Lounge Hours with LGBTRC Student – Monday–Friday evenings.

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  • Subscribe to our E-newsletter!
  • New Presidential Policy on Gender Recognition and Lived Name will bring changes to gender identity policies and procedures over next 3 years.
  • Updates & Resources for Trans-Related health care under the Student Health Insurance Program (SHIP).
  • Info on UC Transgender and Nonbinary Health Benefits for Employee.
  • Tutorials on Using Lived/Preferred Names Online and On Campus.
  • Students Can Update SOGI Demographic Info and Use a Lived/Preferred Name On Campus.
  • Download Our Smart Phone App.

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.



Monday–Thursday, 9am – 8pm
Friday, 9am – 6pm

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

245 Costo Hall

(951) 827-2267


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