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.



UCR COVID-19 Updates Page

Coming this June!

Join the LGBTRC Listservs to access online programs such as Tuesday Talks for Spring 2020

As we move programs such as Tuesday Talks to online, we are now sharing the details on joining the Zoom only via our center Listservs. Now is the time to subscribe to these announcement-only listservs. You can self-subscribe using the web pages below as long as you are using a UCR email address. If you are experiencing difficulty or want to use a non-UCR email, please contact Megan, Toi, or Nancy via email from your UCR account. This lets us verify you are part of the UCR community.

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LGBT Resource Center Space Closed Due to COVID-19, Online Services Now Available

The LGBT Resource Center in 245 Costo Hall is closed until June 16th. Center staff are working from home and may be reached by email, including to set up Zoom appointments. You can also attend Megan's Virtual Office Hours - Monday-Thursday, 1pm to 2pm via Zoom. This is a space to get resources, check-in on how you are doing, and get support. The center's student assistants are also hosting Virtual Lounge Hours every evening via Zoom if you just want to hand out in community. Check out other online programs such as Tuesday Talks and Unity Hour 2.0 on our Events page. The login info for all Zoom events are shared on our listserv email updates, so join today using your UCR email address.

Student Orgs & Discussion Groups Now Meeting Spring Quarter via Zoom

Some UCR LGBTQ+ students organizations and staff-facilitated discussion groups are now meeting on zoom this quarter. Please join the center's listservs to access zoom info or contact info.

  • BlaqOUT Group - Fridays, 3pm, weekly (staff facilitated) 
  • Drag Club - Tuesdays, 5pm meetings (weekly); Fridays, 6pm happy hours (weekly)
  • Health Queers - Fridays, 5pm, during weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10
  • Kink Club - Fridays, 2pm, weekly
  • La Familia - Wednesdays, 4pm, weekly
  • Queer Association of Asian Pacific Islanders / QAAPI - Tuesdays, 3pm, weekly
  • Trans Group - Thursdays, 5pm, weekly (staff facilitated)
  • Trans Reading & Writing Discussion Group - Mondays, 4pm, weekly
  • Tuesday Talks - Tuesdays, 5pm, weekly (staff facilitated)

Download Our Smart Phone App

You can download the UCR Guide app on your smartphone to learn all about the LGBT Resource Center at UCR!
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Students Can Now Use Preferred Names in their R'Mail Email Address

Once you have updated your preferred name in R'Web, you can now choose which email address to send email from.
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Students Can Now Update Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Optional Demographic Info in Student Record

Since 2016, the UC Admissions Application has included optional demographic questions regarding sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI).
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Preferred Names for UCR Students Now Available Via R'Web Self-Serve

You are able to use a Preferred Name on your R'Card, R'Mail, iLearn, iEval, the faculty grade rosters in iGrade, and for departmental reporting purposes.
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Here for You, Always

Student Affairs is here to support you throughout the campus closure.




Thrive During COVID-19 with your assistance.

HELP LGBTQIA+ Students Thrive During COVID-19



Monday: 4:30pm to 8pm
Tuesday: 6pm to 8pm
Wednesday: 4:30pm to 8pm
Thursday: 4:30pm to 8pm
Friday: 4:30pm to 6pm

Monday-Thursday: 1pm to 2pm  

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

245 Costo Hall

(951) 827-2267

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