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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.


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  • Meet Parker, the center's Trans Support Advocate: Parker, our Trans Group facilitator for the last 5 years, is now holding office hours inside the LGBT Resource Center to provide non-clinical counseling to students accessing the center. Parker can talk through challenges students are experiencing and provide referrals and resources. They will use the Quiet Room for private 1-on-1 meetings with students. Parker will continue to host the Trans Group every Thursday at 2:00pm.
  • Spring Center Hours: The center is open from 9am-7pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-6pm Friday at 245 Costo Hall.
  • LGBTQ+ Staff/Faculty Hour – online the first Tuesday of the month @ noon.
  • The Tuesday Talks supportive discussion series is hosted in the LGBTRC @ 245 Costo Hall at 5pm, with new topics every week. Share your thoughts or simply listen to other folks.
  • BlaqOUT Discussion Group meets every Wednesday in the LGBTRC @ 245 Costo Hall at 3pm (meeting room). The BlaqOUT Discussion Group is for same-gender-loving, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning students who identity as Black/African American or of African descent. The group offers a space to come together and discuss community and life issues as well as shared experiences.
  • Queer Cinema Nights are hosted every Friday in the LGBTRC @ 245 Costo Hall at 6pm, with the gathering beginning at 5:30pm in the Lounge. Discover classic and contemporary "movies in the closet.” Bring some snacks, make some friends, and stay for the discussion about the very best and queerest movies in the community. 
  • Check out the UCR Trans Guide, recently updated.

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
9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

245 Costo Hall

(951) 827-2267



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