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LGBTQ+ Resources

Helping students connect to resources is one of the best things you can do as an ally. UL Lafayette and the Acadiana community have several resources to offer.

The Office of University Housing and Residential Life offers Gender-Inclusive Housing options for all students upon request. Gender-Inclusive Housing refers to providing housing options for students according to their gender identity and preferences, regardless of their biological sex. This a an ideal option for Transgender and nonbinary students. Housing options are offered based on their availability and arrangements are made on a case-by case basis. Due to the variability of individual needs and preferences, as well as the fact that appropriate accommodations may be limited in number, individuals interested in this option should complete their housing application as soon as possible, indicating their preference on the Housing Application portal. Contact the Office of University Housing and Residential Life at 337-482-9073 or email for more information and guidance.

For student physical and mental health care that is respectful, non-judgmental, and comprehensive, individuals should refer to the Office of Student Health Services. Services offered include prescription refills, STI testing and treatment, and counseling referrals. Contact the Saucier Wellness Center in O.K. Allen Hall at 337-482-1293 or email to make an appointment.

Family Restrooms are located on the first floor of the Student Union. There are a number of Gender-Neutral restrooms located on campus. See our Campus Map of Gender-Neutral Restrooms & Lactation Spaces for more info on where these restrooms are located.

To learn more about the many ways you can get involved with our student organizations, visit the Office for Student Engagement and Leadership on the first floor of the Student Union.

Giving Love, Acceptance, Safety, and Support (GLASS) is an LGBTQIA+ and straight ally organization on campus whose goal is to connect the bridges of communication between different sexual identities, communities, and genders.

Gamma Rho Lambda has been referred to as the first national lesbian sorority; however, they are inclusive of all members, regardless of gender identity or expression.

Delta Lambda Phi is a Greek organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life among students irrespective of sexual orientation or gender expression by providing dignified and purposeful social, service, and recreational activities.

Students for the Advancement of Women (SAW) promotes women’s interests and gender equity on campus and in the community through advocacy, education, and volunteer work.

University Program Council (UPC) Culture Committee plans campus-wide programs celebrating a variety of diverse cultures and heritages. To learn more, visit the UPC Office in the Student Union.

Campus-wide educational programming is available, through the Project ALLIES – LGBTQ+ 101 Workshop offered by the Office for Campus Diversity. For more information, email

A minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies is available through the College of Liberal Arts. For more information, visit Griffin Hall.

Library resources are available in Edith Garland Dupre Library.

Acadiana CARES is a community organization dedicated to providing education and services for prevention and care for those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. To learn more, visit