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LGBTQ Resources

The following are resources can offer support or information related to LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, and additional identifies) services on campus or in the community. 

Cassandra Voss Center
At St. Norbert College’s Cassandra Voss Center (CVC) you'll find innovative programming about issues of identity that is making an impact at the regional and national level. The center is a focal point for education and awareness among faculty, staff and students at the college and beyond.

Counseling and Psychological Services
Counseling and Psychological Services is committed to helping students adjust to college life, learn effective coping skills, adapt to stressful life events and improve overall functioning.

Emmaus Center
The Emmaus Center at St. Norbert College offers you a variety of wonderful ways to deepen your faith and explore spiritual questions. View the Letters of Care and Support 2022, a project initiated by the Emmaus Center, for our LGBTQ+ students. 

Leadership, Student Engagement and First Year Experience
LSE focuses on engaging students through student organizations, service opportunities and other programming to craft the next generation of leaders.

LGBTQ+Spectrum Alliance
SNC's LGBTQ+Spectrum Alliance educates its members, supporters, and St. Norbert College campus on related issues pertaining to this community, as well as issues affecting those with allyship and supporters. They exist to protect, voice, and act upon the needs and the rights of the LGBTQ+ students on campus, and in communities outside St. Norbert College as well. They offer informal and formal networking and support for the college community in a welcoming, non-judgemental and non-partisan environment. 

Office of Student Inclusion and Belonging (OSIB)
This office seeks to facilitate the best undergraduate experience for students through culturally relevant services that foster their successful transition, persistence, achievement and graduation. OSIB serves all students and is especially attentive to the needs of those identifying themselves as black/African American, Hispanic/Latino/a, Asian American, Native American/American Indian, multi-racia, first generation college students, or as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community. 

This social justice outreach ministry operates through the Parish Outreach program celebrates the love of God through promoting racial justice, gender equality, and LGBTQIA+ inclusion. Groups currently meet bi-weekly on Monday nights, with flexibility, depending on the needs of those interested. Dr. Craig Ford, one of the group leaders, can be contacted at craig.ford@snc.edu for details on small group discussions, including periodic book study groups, the first of which begins September 17, 2023. The OUT|Loud web page includes the 2023-24 calendar of events, and this brochure offers more general information on the program.

Safe Space Ally Program
The St. Norbert College Safe Space Ally program is a network of faculty, staff and students, who are committed to providing support to LGBTQIA+ students on campus. Several times a year training's are offered to anyone interested in learning more about the LGBTQIA+ community and/or to learn more on how to become an Ally. 

SNC Gender and Sexuality Subcommittee
This is a subcommittee of CEDI, the Committee on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. It exists to identify and support current and on-going issues related to LGBTQIA+, gender expressions, gender identity and transgender issues. The chair of the committee is Jess Adams, jess.adams@snc.edu.

Additional Information
Links to external resources can be found here, as well as a list of related books (check SNC library for availability).  SNC Policies and statements are also another resource for you.

This Glossary of Terms may be helpful, but note that it is always changing and therefore is not able to be all comprehensive. With identity terms, trust the person who is using the term and their definition of it above any dictionary.

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