While UMass’ Stonewall Center is a central source of support for many students identifying as LGBTQIA+, SBS is also part of the campus network of care. Information about resources, experiences, and opportunities can be found below.

Applications for 2022-23 Defined Residential Communities Now Open

from Living at UMass

Residence Education welcomes applications for the Defined Residential Communities (DRCs) for the 2022-23 academic year. Students can apply to any of the following DRCs: Asian/Asian American Student Community, El Barrio: Latinx Student, Harambee: African/African American/Black Student …

By Adrian Grace
Adrian Grace Director of Undergraduate Advising
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SBS Majors – Register for Hack(H)er413 (at UMass Feb. 5-6, 2022)

The first all-women (cis and trans) and non-binary students’ hackathon in Western Massachusetts.

Over the course of 24 hours, hackathon participants are encouraged to learn and develop new technical skills, network with sponsor company representatives, and innovate with passion.  If …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Moving Beyond the Binary: Understanding Career-Related Issues and Concerns of Trans Students

Important article in the NACE Journal, informed by UMass’s own Genny Beemyn, Director of the Stonewall Center.

Topics covered include issues impacting career decision making among the trans student population, including choice making around employer culture, legal protections, pronouns in …

By Sandra Buatti-Ramos
Sandra Buatti-Ramos
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Featured Resources

Defined Residential Communities (DRCs) are communities in residence halls where students can live with hall mates who share similar interests, …

LGBTQIA+ College Groups in the surrounding area: Amherst College, Hampshire College, Holyoke Community College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield …

The guide contains information about therapists, physicians and nurse practitioners, electrologists and laser hair removal professionals, cosmetologists, and attorneys which …

Local and State LGBTQIA+ Organizations