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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. 

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

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.

Scholarships for Queer Students

We've compiled a list of local and national scholarships, grants, and foundations that support Queer Students.

National Queer Academic Resources

Are you looking for Universities with Queer, LGBT, or Gender Studies Programs? Links to Queer Studies/Queer Theory Resources? Or other scholarly resources on LGBT topics?

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.