The Pride Center 
University Center, Room 201-D
A welcoming, inclusive space for hanging out, meeting other LGBTQ students and allies, and hosting student group meetings and events. Stop on by, from 10-4 every week day (with extended hours until 7:30pm on Mondays and Thursdays)

Women’s Center
The Commons 004, Ground Floors
The Women’s Center prides itself in being a queer-friendly space has a large lounge area available to students, staff, and faculty. The Women’s Center hosts 2 discussion groups – Spectrum and Between Women –  in their space on a bi-weekly basis. While these groups are centered on the student experience, LGBTQ+ faculty and staff are also welcomed to participate in these groups. For more information, contact

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Gender Inclusive Restrooms

Two all gender restroom are located on Commons’ ground level.
UMBC Campus Map of All Gender Restrooms
Campus-wide list available upon request from

SafeZone Program
Designed to help students, faculty and staff promote a more welcoming atmosphere for LGBTQ and questioning members of the UMBC community. Email for more information or to schedule a training for your office or department.

USM Non-Discrimination Policy
VI-1.05– Policy of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or Expression.

UMBC Preferred Name Policy
For more information about preferred name at UMBC, including preferred name options for faculty and staff, visit the preferred name FAQ.


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