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UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center Affiliate Program

Our Affiliates Program is currently on hiatus for the 2023-2024 school year. For questions please contact

Program Objectives

  • Direct communication between LGBT Resource Center and UC San Diego LGBTQIA+ organizations
  • Create visibility around LGBTQIA+  issues on campus through partnership and collaboration
  • Provide leadership opportunities and professional development opportunities to LGBTQIA+ leaders

Program Perks

  • Priority reservation of LGBT Resource Center including evening and weekend usage
  • Organization outreach support through our Signature Programming and Marketing outlets including but not limited to QCAMP outreach, highlights in our Rainbow Newsletter, and social media platforms
  • Leadership & Professional Development Training through our Affiliate leadership series
  • Access to office supplies (copies, art supplies, etc.)
  • LGBT Resource Center co-sponsorship funding for programming/meetings
  • Support from UCSD LGBT Resource Center volunteers through our Trent Lawley Volunteer program

Group Requirements

  • Group representatives must be  registered UC San Diego students 
  • Group’s mission must align with the vision, mission, values of the UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center
  • Groups must meet UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center’s policies
  • Affiliate groups must volunteer for at least 1 center program

Program Requirements

  • 2 Group Representatives (for student groups) are required to participate in Affiliates leadership quarterly event (Fall, Winter, Spring)
  • 1 Group Representative is required to meet with Assistant Director once a quarter to discuss Affiliate responsibilities
  • 1 Group Representative is required to meet with Operations Coordinator to train on center closing procedures & policies
  • Group is required to support by support our LGBTQIA+ Welcome Event, Out and Proud Week, and supporting Rainbow Graduation
  • Application must be renewed once a year


  • Application deadline for each quarter Friday of Week 2
  • Once application is reviewed, LGBTRC Assistant Director will contact you to discuss application, additional reservation forms may need to completed
  • Once group is accepted into Affiliate program, representative will meet with LGBTRC Operations Coordinator to discuss closing procedures & policies