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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 2021 Sessions

All meetings take place at 6 p.m. in the Intersection Lounge.

August 30 Queer Connections Welcome
September 13 Returning LGBTQ+ Student Panel
September 20 OCLNR and Housing, Community Resources/Out in Cola
September 27 CAPS, SAVIP, Sexual Health Panel
October 4 Money Management/Tutoring Overview
October 11 Wrap-up Community Dinner

*schedule is subject to change

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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