Campus Resources

LGBT Student Involvement and Leadership is the main page for LGBTQIA* life for the Washington University in St. Louis community.


Ace & Aro: Ace & Aro is a student group focused on discussing asexual, aromantic, and related topics, creating a sense of community for students who identify as asexual, aromantic, and related identities, and raising awareness of what asexuality is. We are an open group to undergraduate students who identify as asexual, aromantic or a related identity, allies, and people who are interested about these topics regardless of identity. Contact us at

Alternative Lifestyles Association: Alternative Lifestyles Association (ALA) is a Student Union recognized group at Washington University in St. Louis dedicated to bringing resources to the Washington University campus and the St. Louis community in an effort to promote healthy attitudes towards sex and sexuality. ALA Meets every week during the school year. Visit their website at for more information.

Athlete Allies: Athlete Allies is a student group working to raise awareness and create visibility for LGBTQIA* issues in sports at Wash U and provide support to LGBTQIA* athletes and their allies. Email for more information.

Connections*: Connections* is an undergraduate student group that provides peer mentorship and a support network for students to navigate their sexual or gender identity. Connections* provides opportunities for students to meet one-on-one or in small groups with a mentor in a safe environment.

Coordinator of LGBT Student Involvement & Leadership: The Coordinator of LGBT Student Involvement & Leadership (SIL) is located within the SIL department, a resource center for involvement and leadership for Washington University. The Coordinator of LGBT SIL works with LGBTQIA* undergraduate students and student groups through advising, programming, and event planning. For more information, email

Diversity Affairs Council: The DAC seeks to facilitate dialogue and raise awareness about issues of diversity on campus. The DAC is an entity within the executive branch of Student Union that exists to foster connections between members of the campus community, and address issues so as to bring diversity to the forefront of campus-wide and administrative concerns.

Open: Open provides a safe, supportive space for those at all stages of coming out and meets every two weeks during the school year. Email for more information.

People Like Us: People Like Us (PLUS) is a closed undergraduate student group for LGBTQIA* students of color to come together in community. For more information, email

Pride Alliance: Pride Alliance has a general body meeting every two weeks during the school year. Email for more information.

Proud Connections: Proud Connections is dedicated to promoting inclusion and diversity for WashU students on campus and in their future careers. Our goal is to expand students’ professional skills and networks, provide opportunities to connect with professionals and firms that actively embrace diversity, and expose students to LGBT life beyond college. Email for more information.

Social Justice Center: The Social Justice Center is the product of a shared vision and a collaborative effort by Washington University administrators, faculty and students. The SJC serves to centralize the efforts within the Washington University community to combat prejudice and promote social justice. The SJC promotes awareness and understanding of social justice and diversity issues by providing education, facilitation, and resources. Website:

Transcending Gender: Transcending Gender (TG) is a student-run group that offers a safe space for individuals who wish to discuss and find support for their gender identity. TG also seeks to aid other student groups in the efforts to educate the campus about trans* experiences and issues. Please contact for more information.



LGBT Health Interest Group: LGBT Health Interest Group is of Washington University medical students dedicated to addressing the health care needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients and physicians. Website:

Olin BranchOut: Olin BranchOut is an alliance between the queer and straight MBA students at Olin Business School.  Our mission is to be an inclusive, student-led organization that provides a safe space in which straight and queer students can ask frank questions and discuss issues that affect the queer and other minority communities. For more information, visit their website at

OUTgrads: OUTgrads is an LGBTQIA group dedicated to developing community among Washington University graduate and professional students, faculty, and staff of all genders and sexual orientations. Visit for more information and events.

OUTLOOK: OUTLOOK is the LGBT student organization at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work. For more information, email

OUTLAW: OUTLAW is an educational, political, and social alliance of law students interested in working with WUSTL and the surrounding community towards fostering and maintaining an environment that is supportive, positive, and safe for individuals of sexual and gender diversity. Visit for more information and events.

Safe Place: The Safe Place group meetings offer a safe, confidential, supportive, communal space open to all graduate students at any part of the coming out process and are led by an experience facilitator. Email for meeting dates and times.


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Bias Report and Support System: The BRSS is system through which students, faculty, staff and community members who have experienced or witnessed incidents of bias, prejudice or discrimination involving a student can report their experiences. For more information or to report a bias incident visit or email

Center for Diversity and Inclusion: The Center for Diversity and Inclusion will enhance and strengthen Washington University in St. Louis’ commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive community. The center’s staff supports and advocates for students from traditionally underrepresented or marginalized populations and creates collaborative partnerships with campus and community members to promote dialogue and social change.

LGBT Advisory Board: The LGBT Advisory Board supports the LGBTQIA* community by creating programs focused on growing a culturally rich campus through community building, advocacy, social justice and diversity education, leadership, and the development of global citizens. Current chair: Shruti Desai,

Student Health Services: Student Health Services (SHS) provides the student community at Washington University with premiere, student-centered, health and health promotion services. They offer a range of services from medical checkups and mental health services to wellness support and health education. For more information, visit

WU Pride Alumni Network: The Washington University Pride Alumni Network (WUPAN) encourages LGBTQIA alumni to provide service to the University and to further the well-being of LGBTQIA students. WUpan also facilitates fellowship and a sense of community among LGBTQIA alumni, faculty and staff.