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Welcome to the LGBT Resource Office

Welcome to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Resource Office at East Carolina University. As part of the Department of Intercultural Affairs within Student Involvement and Leadership at ECU, the Resource Office works in conjunction with our sister center, the Ledonia Wright Cultural Center, to help prepare students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society.  We work each day to develop tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change.

Since 2011, we have served the entire ECU campus from our office in B-103 Brewster Building. We are open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Our resources include a lending library; information on campus, local, and national resources; and two computer workstations, in addition to a social area and offices for our staff. Throughout the year, we offer educational programs and events, and participate in national campaigns such as Coming Out Day, Transgender Day of Remembrance, and "Gay? Fine by Me." We invite you to visit the LGBT Resource Office-everyone is always welcome!

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Safe Zone Training

Safe Zone training is an opportunity for people to talk, learn, and ask questions about sexuality and gender in a non-judgmental, safe, educational environment. The purpose of Safe Zone is to create a network of allies who are willing to talk to students about sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. Training is offered throughout the year on Main Campus and the Health Sciences Campus. Each session is three hours in length and includes a panel of students who share their experiences as members of the LGBT community on campus.

Registration for faculty and staff is open through Cornerstone.

Safe Zone Training is scheduled as follows:

  • Tuesday, September 26 from 1-4 pm in the Student Recreation Center, Room 202

Welcome & Social
Fall 2017 Welcome and Social

Thursday, September 7

6:00 pm in the Great Rooms in Mendenhall Student Center

The LGBT Resource Office invites you to join us for our annual Fall Welcome and Social!

This is your chance to learn more about the office, our programs, and the volunteer opportunities available for students. The LGBT Resource Office is an educational, resource, referral, and social center open to the entire campus and visitors are always welcome!

RSVP here

2017 Calendar
Summer 2017 Hours

Office Hours: 8:00-5:00, Monday-Friday.

The LGBT Resource Office will be open throughout the summer. Our office hours are 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. We welcome visitors throughout the year! Additionally, we will participate at the Orientation Fair for new students throughout the summer. If you are coming to campus this summer as part of the orientation process, we invite you to stop by our office in Brewster B-103 or look for us in the Student Recreation Center during the Orientation Fair.