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
- Learn more about the Women's Center
- Learn more about the Student Multicultural Center
- Learn more about the Center for Sexual & Relationship Violence Support Services
- Learn more about LGBT Minor Programs
- Learn more about Fusion Magazine
- Learn more about Pride! Kent
- Learn more about Threads
- Learn more about Trans*Fusion
- Learn more about KSU QGRAD
- Not listed in the video, Ruach is a new student organization for queer and Jewish identifying students. Learn more about Ruach
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.
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.
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.
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.
Spectrum Diversity Community Center
For KSU faculty and staff, Spectrum is an organization that provides support, resources, and safe spaces for individuals in the LGBTQ+ community.