Safe Space Ally Training

The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation; however, intolerance, insensitivity, and harassment still exist at Kent State as they do in society at large.

Safe Space Ally Training aims to equip students, faculty and staff with the tools for creating Safe Spaces and welcoming environments for LGBTQ students on campus. Participants will have the opportunity to confront the idea of privilege, learn about the LGBTQ community, interact with students who identify as LGBTQ, and obtain the tools to develop plans for making a difference in their departments and within student interactions. The Safe Space Ally program is a comprehensive, ongoing training offered through the Diversity Equity & Inclusion Training Lab of Kent State University, with the LGBTQ Student Center taking a lead role in providing curriculum and facilitators.  The training has the overarching goal of making KSU a safer, more welcoming space for all students. Safe Space Ally Training is a 4 hour training session, which consists of an LGBTQ Vocabulary 101, as well as a panel of students identifying as LGBTQ.

Registration Information:

To register for Safe Space Ally Training or to get information on how to schedule a training please follow the links below to our registration page.



Student Registration

Faculty & Staff


Faculty & Staff Registration

For more information contact 330-672-8580 or

Presenter Information

The Safe Space Ally Training program is facilitated by trained presenters who are well versed in issues affecting the LGBTQ community. All presenters have gone through Safe Space Ally Training previously and are prepared to answer your questions and lead you through the training. If you would like to know more about our presenters please check out the link above to see the presenter biographies.

Allies at KSU

Click on the Ally Connection page to see the list of individuals whom have completed Safe Space Ally Training and wanted to be listed on the site as a KSU Ally.