LGBTQ Center


The LGBTQ Center supports the mission of the University of Cincinnati through a commitment to diversity, equity, leadership development, and intellectual inquiry with particular respect to sexual orientation and gender identity. The Center is an inclusive campus community that welcomes people of all sexual orientations and gender identities and provides support, resources and advocacy. The Center facilitates LGBTQ visibility by promoting and enhancing understanding, acceptance, and awareness regarding LGBTQ issues.


The LGBTQ Center enhances the campus community for LGBTQ students and their allies through intentional advocacy, providing a safe space, intersectional programming, and access to culturally relevant resources.

Campus Climate

The University of Cincinnati is a Premier Campus, earning 4.5 out of 5 stars in the Campus Pride Index, a national listing of LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities. The index is an overall indicator of institutional commitment to LGBTQ-inclusive policy, program and practice. Additionally, in a recent national ranking the University has been ranked #52 among the top LGBTQ-friendliest coileges and universities. 


The LGBTQ Center is located on the 5th floor of Steger Student Life Center. We can be accessed quickly by the outdoor stairwell across from Starbucks. 

Accessible Route: Enter Steger Student Life Center through the entrance (with automated open button) on the ground level near Student Activities and Leadership Development (SALD). Entrance is located on Mainstreet accross from the Campus Recreation Center and Center Court Dining Hall. Take the elevator to the 5th floor. Turn left out of the elevator and continue down the hallway to room 565.