Regional Campus Resources

Kent State LGBTQ+ Center- Serves all Kent campuses, students/faculty/staff/community members, including through the LGBTQ+ Emergency Fund, Safe Space/Trans 101 trainings, and other supports.

Kent Campus- Room 024 Kent Student Center, 330-672-8580, LGBTQSC@kent.edu
Director: Ken Ditlevson, kditlevs@kent.edu

In addition, campus specific resources are listed below.

Ashtabula LGBTQ+ Resources

Printable Ashtabula LGBTQ+ Resource Guide

Campus Organizations

KSUA Allies (LGBTQ)
Faculty Advisor: Morgan Woodin: mwoodin1@kent.edu 

Universal Restrooms 
One in Main Hall, towards Northwest corner of the First Floor

Campus Resources

Hotlines

  • The Trevor Lifeline: Preventing Suicide among LGBTQ Youth, 1-866-488-7386
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 988 (Previously 1-800-273-8255) 
  • Trans Lifeline, 1-877-565-8860
  • Help Hotline, 211 in Columbiana and Mahoning Counties

Other Resources

Columbiana County LGBTQ+ Resources

Printable Columbiana County LGBTQ+ Resources

Columbiana County Student Organizations

  • LGBTQ+ Advocates: an academic support groups striving on enhancing the learning, engagement, and retention of LGBTQ+ students at the university. The advocacy includes providing resources, educational opportunities, social gathering and LGBTQ+ justice initiative to all students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members at Kent State University Columbiana Campuses and beyond.

Universal Restroom

  • Kent State Salem - 2nd Floor, Centofanti Hall
  • Kent State East Liverpool - 1st Floor, Purinton Hall

Hotlines

  • The Trevor Lifeline: Preventing Suicide among LGBTQ Youth, 1-866-488-7386
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 988 (Previously 1-800-273-8255)
  • Trans Lifeline, 1-877-565-8860
  • Help Hotline, 211 in Columbiana and Mahoning Counties

Other Resources

East Liverpool LGBTQ+ Resources

Printable East Liverpool LGBTQ+ Resources

East Liverpool Campus Student Organizations

  • LGBTQ+ Advocates: an academic support groups striving on enhancing the learning, engagement, and retention of LGBTQ+ students at the university. The advocacy includes providing resources, educational opportunities, social gathering and LGBTQ+ justice initiative to   all students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members at Kent State University Columbiana Campuses and beyond.

Universal Restroom

  • Kent State East Liverpool - 1st Floor, Purinton Hall

Hotlines

  • The Trevor Lifeline: Preventing Suicide among LGBTQ Youth, 1-866-488-7386
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 988 (Previously 1-800-273-8255)
  • Trans Lifeline, 1-877-565-8860
  • Help Hotline, 211 in Columbiana and Mahoning Counties

Other Resources

Geauga LGBTQ+ Resources

Printable Geauga LGBTQ Resources

Geauga Campus Organizations

Faculty occasionally bring students to LGBTQ+ events through the LGBTQ+ Center.
Sue Clement – sclement@kent.edu
Mahli Mechenbier - mmechenb@kent.edu

Universal Restroom

  • One in TAC (Twinsburg Academic Center) on main floor by elevators.

Other Resources

Hotlines

  • The Trevor Lifeline: Preventing Suicide among LGBTQ Youth, 1-866-488-7386
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 988 (Previously 1-800-273-8255)
  • Trans Lifeline, 1-877-565-8860
  • Help Hotline, 211 in Columbiana and Mahoning Counties
Salem LGBTQ+ Resources

Printable Salem LGBTQ+ Resources

LGBTQ+ Student Organizations

  • Salem EATS - Student-led diversity group formed AY 19/20. Currently on hiatus due to COVID-19 pandemic. Hopes to become active again by AY 21/22.

Other LGBTQ+ campus efforts:

  • LGBTQ+ Advocates: an academic support groups striving on enhancing the learning, engagement, and retention of LGBTQ+ students at the university. The advocacy includes providing resources, educational opportunities, social gathering and LGBTQ+ justice initiative to all students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members at Kent State University Columbiana Campuses and beyond.

Universal Restroom - 2nd Floor, Centofanti Hall

Community Resources

Hotlines

  • The Trevor Lifeline: Preventing Suicide among LGBTQ Youth, 1-866-488-7386
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 988 (Previously 1-800-273-8255)
  • Trans Lifeline, 1-877-565-8860
  • Help Hotline, 211 in Columbiana and Mahoning Counties
Stark LGBTQ+ Resources

Printable Stark LGBTQ+ Resources

Organizations

  • Continuum: the LGBTQ Student Organization at KSU Stark campus  
  • Stark Campus LGBTQ Committee: an ad hoc committee comprised of students, staff, and faculty members dedicated to improving the climate on campus for LGBTQ students.
    • Meets: approximately twice a semester
    • Staff/faculty organizers:
  • LGBT Faculty Committee:  faculty committee dedicated to providing educational and awareness-raising LGBTQ programming on campus.
  • TransCEND (community organization): Website

Universal Restrooms

  • Campus Center: Lower Level at the end of the hall past the Food Pantry
  • Fine Arts Building: 2nd floor near the elevator, Lower Level Lobby
  • Main Hall: East Wing 1st floor, in the wide hallway leading to the computer lab
  • Science and Nursing Building: Lower Level
  • Conference Center: Suite 152

The LGBTQ Resource Center, Learning Resource Center (Library), Room 206 | Website

  • Mission: The Kent State University at Stark LGBTQ Resource Center exists to foster an environment that is open and inclusive for people of all sexualities and gender identities. The center is a resource that provides education and support services for anyone who is interested in learning about issues and concerns relevant to the LGBTQ community.  Open during regular campus hours.

Hotlines

  • The Trevor Lifeline: Preventing Suicide among LGBTQ Youth, 1-866-488-7386
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 988 (Previously 1-800-273-8255)
  • Trans Lifeline, 1-877-565-8860
  • Help Hotline, 211 in Columbiana and Mahoning Counties
Trumbull LGBTQ+ Resources

Printable Trumbull LGBTQ+ Resources

Trumbull Campus Organizations

  • Project Pride: provide an on-campus community for LGBTQ students and others who are interested in learning about the community and to provide a safe place to meet others like them. The group will be used to educate students and staff about the issues and stigmas that LGBTQ students face here at school and in the community. They are willing to work with others in the area to plan events and fundraise for the organization.
    • Meetings and Events calendar on website: ProjectPride.net
    • Student Leader: Nicholas Lilly, Judas Glassmeyer
    • Other Campus Support: Carol Robinson, Faculty Advisor, clrobins@kent.edu 
    • Barb Ozimek, Counseling Specialist, bozimek@kent.edu

Universal Restroom

  • One (1) in Administration/Classroom building by faculty area

Other Resources

  • Full Spectrum Community Outreach Center (Mahoning Valley’s LGBTQIA+ Center)
    • 5060 Youngstown-Poland Rd, Youngstown, OH 44514 | (234) 254-8924| Website
  • Pride in the Valley
  • Youngstown PFLAG
  • The Mahoning Valley Pride Center (Youngstown)
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown
    • 1105 Elm St, Youngstown, OH 44505 | (330) 746-3067 | Website

Hotlines

  • The Trevor Lifeline: Preventing Suicide among LGBTQ Youth, 1-866-488-7386
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 988 (Previously 1-800-273-8255)
  • Trans Lifeline, 1-877-565-8860
  • Help Hotline, 211 in Columbiana and Mahoning Counties
Tuscarawas LGBTQ+ Resources

Printable Tuscarawas LGBTQ+ Resources

Organizations

  • Pride Tuscarawas: seeks to provide a safe and supportive environment for LGBTA students and allies who are supportive of equality for people of any sexual orientation or gender. Additional goals of the club are to provide education to the public and to encourage open-mindedness rather than prejudice about sexual orientation or gender.

Universal Restrooms

  • Every building has at least one universal restroom.

Hotlines

  • The Trevor Lifeline: Preventing Suicide among LGBTQ Youth, 1-866-488-7386
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 988 (Previously 1-800-273-8255)
  • Trans Lifeline, 1-877-565-8860
  • Help Hotline, 211 in Columbiana and Mahoning Counties

Other Resources

On campus:

  • LGBTQ Studies Minor on Tuscarawas Campus
    • Coordinator: Dr. G Patterson

Off campus: