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UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center’s

Affiliate program

Program Goals
The goal of the UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center Affiliate Program is to provide leadership opportunities and support to UC San Diego student, staff and faculty LGBTQIA+ organizations and groups.

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 QLEAGUE leadership series
  • Access to office supplies (copies, art supplies, etc.)
  • LGBT Resource Center co-sponsorship funding for programming/meetings- $100 for the school year
  • Support from UCSD LGBT Resource Center volunteers through our Trent Lawley Volunteer program

Group Requirements

  • Group representatives must be  registered UC San Diego students or employees
  • 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 QLEAGUE 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 tabling at QCamp, 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

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