A group of students pose at Cincinnati Pride Parade 2022

On Campus Resources

The Office of the Registrar handles class registration, advising, and records management for students. They can also facilitate pronoun and gender marker changes (Gender Marker Update).

Read information on Gender Inclusive Housing and Financial Services for those no longer residing at home.

There are many single-user restrooms throughout campus. Some are gendered and some are non-gendered or gender neutral. UC's Department of Planning, Designing, and Construction is committed to meeting the diverse needs of UC students and has created a policy that requires any new building at UC to have at least one gender neutral restroom. Gender inclusive restrooms are frequently influx on campus and we strive to maintain the most updated list possible. If you find a discrepancy, please email us.

  • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in the university's programs and activities. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, and retaliation are forms of discrimination prohibited by Title IX. UC's Office of Gender Equity & Inclusion (OGEI) is located at 225 Calhoun St. and can be reached via phone at 513-556-6315
  • The Office of Gender Identity & Inclusion (OGEI) also has a comprehensive list of resources in regard to Gender Identity Resources in general. 
  • The Office of Equal Opportunity & Access is responsible for ensuring compliance with university policies and federal and state laws pertaining to equal opportunity and affirmative action. To make a report or complaint of possible discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, please go to the OEOA website.

CAPS is a professional counseling office within Student Affairs. We provide counseling, outreach programs, and related services for UC students and those concerned about their welfare. CAPS is located at 225 Calhoun Street, Ste. 200, and can be reached via phone at 513-556-0648.

  • The Women's Center is committed to the personal, political, professional, and intellectual growth of women students at the University of Cincinnati by facilitating action, promoting intersectional justice, and fostering connections for all students. We strive to challenge gender inequities and advance the rights of all women through elevating student activism and leadership, bridging feminist theory and praxis, building mentorship and community networks, cultivating collaborative relationships with campus and community partners, and amplifying student voices.
  • The AACRC fosters an atmosphere where lively conversation is welcomed and encouraged, leadership development and academic success are prioritized, and quiet study spaces are regularly utilized. The AACRC also hosts several large-scale traditional programs that are annual marquee events of the African American experience at the University of Cincinnati.
  • The Office of Ethnic Programs and Services encourages academic excellence, positive social interaction, cultural enrichment, student leadership development and community service. We value each and every contact with members of the university community and see every interaction as an opportunity to encourage positive relationships.

Read the UC Student Rights as listed in the official UC Handbook.

WGSS is the academic home for the study of women and gender at the University of Cincinnati. Through interdisciplinary teaching, research and community outreach, it seeks to create a more inclusive and transformative understanding of women and men. The department explores the intersections of race, nationality, class, gender and sexuality. Informed by feminist perspectives, it nurtures the development of leaders, scholars and activists and builds scholarly community among core and affiliate faculty across the university. The department serves as a catalyst for curricular, institutional, societal and global change.

University Health Services offers comprehensive gender and sexual health care for persons of all assigned sexes and gender identities. Go to their website to learn more, or to set up an appointment

Local, State, and National Resources

AVEN hosts the world's largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike.

BRAVO is your link to survivor advocacy and assistance regarding hate crimes, discrimination, domestic violence, and sexual assault. BRAVO is a founding member of the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP).

The Bisexual Resource Center is the oldest national bi organization in the U.S. that advocates for bisexual visibility and raises awareness about bisexuality throughout the LGBT and straight communities.

Cincinnati Men's Chorus is a voluntary, not-for-profit community chorus organized to provide the opportunity for gay men and gay-supportive men to sing together.

Equality Ohio serves as an advocate and champion for fair treatment and equal opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens.

Equitas Health - Cincinnati offers you a healthcare experience that welcomes you as your whole self – your mind and your body, your sexual orientation and your gender identity, your race and your class, your previous experiences with healthcare and your hopes for the future. The Cincinnati location is located at 2805 Gilbert Ave. 

GLSEN Greater Cincinnati is a grassroots initiative, working locally in our community to ensure safe schools for all students, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. There are 43 Chapters around the country doing this important work. Join us today!

By empowering and mobilizing people at the grassroots level, HRC Greater Cincinnati aims to create impactful change, providing advocacy for HRC’s mission and work on the ground. HRC Greater Cincinnati is a dedicated team of volunteers who use their experience and talents to develop a more affirming, inclusive, and equitable community.Replace this text component with your accordion's content.

Lighthouse offers an integrated system of care for ages 0-24 designed to guide and track their progress over time. This includes mental health services, including same-day assessments, as well as youth housing, emergency shelter, community juvenile justice services, residential treatment, and foster care and adoption. 

One of the oldest social justice women’s choirs in the United States, MUSE was founded in 1984 by Catherine Roma, a founding conductor and organizer of the US women's choral movement. 

Emily Turner, MD
Christ Hospital, 2123 Auburn Ave # 624
Cincinnati, OH 45219
Phone: (513) 564-1600

David Kappa, MD
7675 Wellness Way, 4th Floor
West Chester, Ohio 45069
Phone: (513) 475-8248

Brian Miller, MD
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
234 Goodman Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone: (513) 584-1000

Maureen Downing, DO
Priya Gursahaney, MD
UC Health Midtown, 3590 Lucille Drive, Suite 2500
Cincinnati, Ohio 45213
Phone: (513) 475-8588

Marcia Bowling, MD
OHC Clifton, 71 E. Hollister Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone: 1 (888) 961-4131

Scott Firestein, MD
Group Health Western Hills, 2001 Anderson Ferry Road
Cincinnati, OH 45238
Phone: (513) 246-7000

Tara Knipper, MD
Group Health Clifton, 379 Dixmyth Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Phone: (513) 246-7000

Amy Brenner, MD
6413 Thornberry Ct.
Mason, OH 45040
Phone: (513) 770-0787

Elizabeth Ruchhoft, MD
Christ Hosp, Ft Wright, 1955 Dixie Hwy., Suite C
Fort Wright, KY 41011

The Christ Hospital Outpatient Center - Montgomery
11140 Montgomery Rd., Suite 2400
Cincinnati, OH 45249
Phone: (513) 936-5294

Michelle Zamudio, CNM
UC Physicians - 2123 Auburn Ave., Suite 235
Cincinnati, OH 45219
Phone: (513) 721-2221

University of Cincinnati Physicians Company - Primary Care Network
11590 Century Blvd.
Cincinnati, OH 45246
Phone: (513) 648-9077

Terri Hoopes, MD (Fluent in ASL)
Good Sam OB/GYN, 3219 Clifton Avenue, Suite 230
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Phone: (513) 559-9411

Samaritan Obstetrics and Gynecology - Western Hills
6480 Harrison Avenue, Suite 300
Cincinnati, OH 45247
Phone: (513) 559-9411

Melissa Heidi, MD
Christ Hosp OB/GYN, 4805 Montgomery Rd., Suite 154
Cincinnati, OH 45212
Phone: (513) 564-6644

At Transform we work with transgender and gender non-conforming youth to provide free wardrobes with everything they need head to toe. The destination is yours to create, we are here to help you get started; with free clothing and wardrobe styling.

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people.