LGBTQ+ Community and Services

LGBTQ+ Community and Services

Whether you identify as LGBTQ+ or an ally, there is always a place for you on our campus! Find valuable information for the various campus- and community-based resources that are available to you, and get involved in activities and events designed to unify and celebrate our LGBTQ+ community at Mesa College.

Explore the Mesa College Pride Center to receive information about our resources, events, and much more!

Learn about the hxstory of LGBTQIA+ advocacy at San Diego Mesa College

Join the Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA)

Mesa College's Gender-Sexuality alliance is a campus club that fosters belonging among lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender, nonbinary, and questioning students. As a member, you will be able to network, plan activities, and establish positive and supportive relationships with other students who identify as allies or members of the LGBTQ+ community. Join our meetings, Mondays from 3:00-4:00 pm in LRC-237.

Learn more about clubs at Mesa College

Attend an LGBTQ+ Event

Whether you want to participate in LBGTQ+ Celebration Week or engage in community celebration and advocacy, there are myriad opportunities to get involved in LGBTQ+ events and activities on and around Mesa College's campus.

Access the calendar for upcoming events

Access Mental Health Services

We know that our LGBTQ+ students often experience unique obstacles that make it difficult to deal with everyday life. At Mesa, there is always someone here for you. Drop by Student Health Services to find mental health counseling, and speak to our designated on-campus LGBTQ+ health counselor, Sue Shrader-Hanes when you need support.

Learn about mental health counseling at Mesa College

Be an Ally / Find an Ally

The Mesa College LGBTQ+ Ally/Out List is a directory of faculty, staff, and administrators on our campus who proudly serve as advocates for our LGBTQ+ community. The directory includes both self-identified 'out' LGBTQ+ individuals and allies.

View our ever-growing list of supporters

Show Your Pride

Mesa Pride merchandise is now available at our Campus Store! Come by and pick up your very own Mesa Pride shirt, cap, and water bottle. All proceeds go to the Mesa LGBTQ+ Pride Fund to create a campus culture of competency, inclusiveness, equity, and understanding for students identifying as LGBTQ+.

Learn more about the Bookstore Bookstore Swag

Give To Our LGBTQ+ Community

Mesa College is proud to announce the establishment of the LGBTQ+ Inclusivity and Equity Fund. Donations go toward student scholarships, programs, and activities that promote acceptance, belonging, safety, and self-efficacy for our LGBTQ+ students. Support our students' success.

Give to the LGBTQ+ Inclusivity and Equity Fund

Learn About Our Safe Zone Task Force

The Safe Zone Task Force is a collaboration among Mesa College faculty, staff, and administrators dedicated to educating the greater campus community on ways to ensure a safe, welcoming space for LGBTQ+ individuals. As the leading college of equity and excellence, we know that the best learning environments are ones that promote acceptance and respect.

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Find LGBTQ+ Resources

LGBTQ+ Resources Page