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


SpeakOUT! Speakers Bureau Panelist Training

Register for our upcoming panelist training on Sunday, October 4 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. in the multicultural center in the Trimpe Building. This is a great opportunity to share your story, meet new people, and make a difference on campus. Lunch is provided.

Safe on Campus Training

Learn more about inclusive-language and tips for becoming a more effective advocate for the LBGT+ community. Our next training is coming up Friday, October 9 from 1-4 p.m. in the Trimpe Multicultural Center. Click here to RSVP.

First Year Pride Alliance

This program provides students an opportunity to meet new people, learn more about the LBGT+ community, and be a better advocate for LBGT people. Join us for this weekly program on Tuesdays 6-7 p.m. in our office (1321 Trimpe).

LBGTA Student Advisory Council

Be a part of the change at Western Michigan University. Through the leadership of the LBGTA Student Advisory Council, we have successfully advocated for the student preferred name policy, the upcoming Spectrum House, an on-campus LBGTA interest-based learning community, and many more inclusion initiatives.

Apply now or nominate someone you think would make a great addition to our council.

Career Mentorship Program

Accepting applications soon! Join us for this rewarding, enriching and fun mentorship program as a mentor or a student mentee.


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Real Talk Series Click here to RSVP for the Real Talk Diversity Series

Video from the the 2nd Annual
Excellence in Diversity Awards
is available on our Resources page.

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