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Colby-Sawyer's LGBTQ+ Community

Colby-Sawyer fosters a welcoming and inclusive environment for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender-expansive individuals.

LGBTQ+ Resource Center

Located in the basement of Colgate Hall, our student-led resource center is open 24 hours a day for students to borrow LGBTQ-themed books, videos, and magazines or use the space for quiet study or socializing with friends.


PRIDE, a student-run organization, meets weekly throughout the school year and organizes campus events to create a supportive environment for LGBTQ+ community members.

LGBTQ+ Safe Zone 

Our Safe Zone sticker program designates safe and affirming spaces across campus for all community members.

Supportive Faculty & Staff 

Faculty and staff who are a part of or are allies of the LGBTQ+ community and provide visible support and advocacy.

Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Available in the main academic and administrative building, as well as in several residence halls, to ensure comfort and accessibility for all.

Campus-Wide Events

Regular events are hosted on campus throughout the year to address LGBTQ+ issues and interests, promoting awareness and inclusivity.

Director of Retention

Colby-Sawyer's Director of Retention ensures that the needs of diverse populations on campus are met, providing dedicated support and resources to ensure equitable student success. 

Domestic Partner Benefits

Colby-Sawyer offers domestic partners benefits for same-sex faculty and staff members, demonstrating our commitment to equality and support for employees.

Policies & Forms


Questions about our LGBTQ+ policies or processes should be directed to our campus LGBTQ+ Liaison:

Christina Perez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Business and Social Sciences