LBGT Student Services

Our Commitment

The Office of Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay and Transgender (LBGT) Student Services is committed to promoting an open and affirming environment inclusive of the diversity of sexual orientation and gender identity on campus. We seek to operationalize our commitment through support, advocacy, and education at Western Michigan University.

For our online bias reporting form, click here. All submissions are confidential and can be submitted anonymously.

Gender Inclusive Bathrooms
Gender inclusive bathrooms are available in various locations across campus. Click here for a map of gender neutral bathrooms on the campus of WMU.

Announcements and Upcoming Events

 

Now Hiring - Summer Internship

Campus to Community: Bridging LGBT needs in Kalamazoo

General Summary
Interns will gain professional development and community organizing experience in the Kalamazoo community. This internship program is developed in collaboration with the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center to provide students the opportunity to develop leadership skills, increase their knowledge of institutional LGBT best-practices, and cultivate LGBT education, advocacy and outreach skills.

Click here for job description

Application materials due by Sunday, May 3 by 12 p.m.

Support for this program was provided by a grant from the Kalamazoo Community Foundation.

Lavender Graduation and Award Ceremony

Graduating student registration, award nomination, and student scholarship forms here

4th Annual Bowling Extravaganza

 
Sunday, May 31
2 to 5 p.m.
Eastland Bowl 
5570 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Don’t miss this FAMILY-FRIENDLY Pre-Pride event!

There will be raffle prizes, music and fun for all ages. So slap on some funky shoes and take part in the all-you-can-bowl fun!

Pre-register by May 28th and save $3!  Call (269) 349-4234 to register or download the form here: 2015 Bowling Preregistration form

  • Pre-registration cost is $12/person – $6 for kids 12 and under.
  • Day of cost is $15/person – $9 for kids 12 and under.

This event is a fundraiser that will support student scholarships at WMU as well as Kalamazoo Pride. Proceeds will be split evenly between the KGLRC and the WMU Office of LBGT Student Services.

Want to sponsor the event? View the sponsor form for details.

View the event on Facebook. 

 

 

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Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay & Transgender Student Services
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5363 USA
(269) 387-2123 | (269) 387-2554 Fax
lbgt-coordinator@wmich.edu