Students of the LGBTQ & Gender Program taking a photo together.


Step into the realm of the LGBTQ & Gender Program Coordinator, dedicated to serving UNLV’s vibrant LGBTQ student communities. This pivotal role involves crafting engaging programs, conducting student workshops, and offering resources, all aimed at affirming, educating, and empowering students. Beyond this, the Coordinator takes the lead in collaborating with LGBTQ students to foster a campus that is not just affirming but actively supports queer and trans individuals through education, outreach, programming, and structural change.

Two standout months in our programmatic calendar are LGBTQ Pride and Womxn’s HerStory Month. During these periods, the Program Coordinator endeavors to center the experiences and narratives of queer, trans, and women of color, creating an inclusive and empowering environment on campus. Welcome to a space where advocacy, education, and celebration converge!

Services & Programs

Welcome to a selection of vital programs and services tailored for UNLV students:


  • QTPOC MeetUps
    • Engage in monthly gatherings designed to foster community among queer and trans people of color. From game days to discussions addressing racism within queer and trans communities, these meetups cover a diverse range of topics to promote inclusivity and connection.
  • LGBTQ Financial Aid Night
    • Collaborating with UNLV Financial Aid, this fall event aims to support queer and trans students by enhancing their understanding of the financial aid process. The objective is to address the unique needs of LGBTQ communities and provide valuable insights into navigating financial assistance.
  • Lavender Graduation
    • An annual celebration dedicated to acknowledging the achievements of LGBTQ students who have completed their programs of study. Inspired by the first Lavender Graduation ceremony at the University of Michigan in 1995, this event recognizes not only academic accomplishments but also the resilience displayed by LGBTQ students throughout their college journey.
  • Ace Week
    • Formerly known as Asexual Awareness Week, this international campaign is devoted to raising awareness and expanding education about asexuality. To delve deeper into Ace Week, explore their source page for comprehensive insights.
  • Trans @ UNLV
    • A comprehensive resource encompassing information on various aspects such as Changing Your Name in MyUNLV, Changing Your Name on GMail, and a Sample Template to Send to Faculty about Name and Gender Pronouns. This resource hub aims to provide support and guidance for trans individuals within the UNLV community


There are many resources and services available for student success at UNLV and our local community. The following is a sampling of those resources:

On Campus

Off Campus

UNLV Affinity Groups