Kent State Resources

There are many resources available for the LGBTQ+ community. Many departments on campus are sensitive to LGBTQ issues and are trained to handle them appropriately and effectively.

Below are resources offered by the Kent Campus at Kent State University

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Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, operates under the following mission statement: Kent State University is committed to the creation and nurturing of a diverse community of individuals through inclusive excellence. Diversity involves recognizing the value of differences and the inclusion of all members of the community including those who experience discrimination or underrepresentation.

Learn more about the Division of DEI

Domestic Partner Benefits

Kent State University offers domestic partner benefits to eligible employees. The benefits will extend to both same gender and opposite gender partners of university faculty, unclassified employees and unrepresented classified employees.

Learn more about Domestic Partner Benefits

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Students contact CAPS at the DeWeese Health Center for a variety of reasons, but typical concerns include academic difficulties, stress, anxiety, depression, questions regarding sexuality, feelings of loneliness, lack of self confidence, interpersonal difficulties and eating disorders.

Learn more about CAPS

University Library's LGBT Life

LGBT Life is a library resource that provides indexing and abstract coverage of the world's literature regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues. Disciplines covered include civil liberties, culture, employment, family, history, politics, psychology, religion, sociology and more.

Learn more about LGBT Life