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Queer Connections First Year Experience

Adapting to campus life is an adjustment for all students. The connections we foster with this program are specialized to sustain our LGBTQ+ students throughout their first year at the university.

Fall 2020 Schedule

All QC events take place at 6 p.m. EST.

Date Topic Location
Aug. 31 Queer Connections Welcome RSVP on Garnet Gate
Sept. 14 LGBTQ+ Student Panel RSVP on Garnet Gate
Sept. 21 Money Management for LGBTQ+ Students RSVP on Garnet Gate
Sept. 28 LGBTQ+ Health Resources Panel RSVP on Garnet Gate
Oct. 5 Housing and Community Resources for LGBTQ+ Students RSVP on Garnet Gate
Oct. 12  Queer Connections Community Wrap-Up RSVP on Garnet Gate

What is Queer Connections?

Queer Connections (QC) is a support initiative for incoming LGBTQ+ students to connect with support and resources in their first year. Programming geared towards LGBTQ+ students will be hosted for the first six weeks of the fall semester with the goal of acclimating LGBTQ+ students to the UofSC community.  All fall 2020 programs will meet virtually.

What is Queer?

We use "queer" as an umbrella term for people who don't identify with normative notions of gender or sexual orientation. It includes people of all marginalized gender identities and sexual orientations.


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