All residence hall rectors, assistant rectors (ARs), and resident assistants (RAs) receive training on issues surrounding homosexuality during Hall Staff Orientation each August. Many rectors have extensive training and experience (Master's degrees or higher) in Pastoral Counseling and/or Counseling. We encourage you to contact a member of hall staff if you have questions or are looking for more information on this topic.
The Office of Campus Ministry sponsors an annual retreat for gay and lesbian students and their friends and also coordinates Solidarity Sunday. Solidarity Sunday is a designated Sunday in the fall when congregations at each campus Mass are asked to pray that the Spirit of Inclusion can be fully lived in our community. Campus Ministry also maintains a library with materials pertinent to gay/lesbian issues in Room 304 of the Coleman-Morse Building.
The University Counseling Center supports gay, lesbian and questioning students interested in individual counseling. To contact the University Counseling Center, call 574-631-7336.
The Core Council hosts "Safe Space Hours" in the Core Council room (220 LaFortune) every Tuesday from 7:00 pm-10:00 pm. Students are invited to come relax and socialize with current student Core Council members, to learn about the Council, and to get information regarding GLBQ resources on campus.