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Queer Academic Support

Academic Support for Queer Students: 

The Queer Resource Center is proud to offer academic support to students on gender and sexuality spectra, including allies of queer & trans students. 

Academic Support Services:

College Success Course for LGBTQIA Students

Academic Coaching Program

Lavender Graduation

Scholarships

Natl. Queer Academic Resources

Sexuality, Gender and Queer Studies

College Success Course for LGBTQIA Students

The College Success course for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, and Ally (LGBTQIA) students is designed for students who identify within queer and trans communities or as allies to these communities. This course will teach practical success tools for college, career development, and personal empowerment. This class is designed to support queer, trans, and ally students in fully accessing and successfully navigating Portland State University and the undergraduate experience. For further information, contact Craig Leets at cleets@pdx.edu.

Academic Coaching

The Queer Academic Coaching program is currently being re-designed. For questions about academic coaching, please contact the QRC by phone or e-mail, or refer to the general PSU Academic Coaching services.


Lavender Graduation

Lavender Graduation is a ceremony to recognize accomplishments of campus Queer communities and honor Queer students, their allies and their families as they graduate from Portland State University.As a graduate, you are invited to select mentors, friends, family and faculty to introduce you to your graduating class at Lavender Graduation. For details, see our Lavender Graduation page

Scholarships for Queer Students

We've compiled a list of local and national scholarships, grants, and foundations that support Queer Students. Click here to view the listing of LGBTQ Scholarships & Grants. 

National Queer Academic Resources

Are you looking for Universities with Queer, LGBT, or Gender Studies Programs? Linkes to Queer Studies/Queer Theory Resources? Or other scholarly resources on LGBT topics? We've compiled a list of National Queer Academic Resources. 

PSU's Sexuality, Gender, and Queer Studies Program

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) is an interdisciplinary program designed to foster students' personal and intellectual development and to prepare them for socially responsible citizenship as well as a broad range of careers. Women's Studies advisors work closely with each student to craft a course of study appropriate to the student's academic interests and post-graduate goals. Click here to visit the WGSS Program's website.