Campus Resources

Campus resources

Supporting student success and wellness on campus

Arizona State University provides many Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual and Ally focused academic programs and inclusion workshops promote understanding of LGBTQIA+ identities and issues for the entire campus community.

ASU prohibits discrimination/harassment related to an individual’s gender identity. For more information, visit ACD 401: Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation.

Gender-neutral restrooms

Individuals may use the restroom of the gender which they most closely identify. You can also view gender neutral-restrooms on each ASU campus by clicking the “Gender-Neutral Restroom” box under “Services” on the left side of the page.

In addition to the ASU scholarship portal, there are organizations with specific scholarships available to assist members of the LQBTQIA+ community fund their education. We recommend you research the following resources.

AffordableColleges.Com LGBTQ scholarships
List of scholarships and resources related to the college search for LGBTQIA+ individuals.

 FinAid: financial aid for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students
With several dozen scholarships available to LGBTQIA+ students and families, FinAid offers one of the most comprehensive scholarship listings exclusive to the LGBTQIA+ community.

Fastweb: scholarships for gay or lesbian students
In addition to scholarships specifically for LGBTQIA+ students, Fastweb also offers scholarships to students who demonstrate active involvement in promoting equal rights and involvement with the LGBTQIA+ community.

GO Financial Aid: LGBT financial aid
A growing number of organizations are creating scholarship funds and grants for LGBTQIA+ students or families. GO Financial Aid lists some of these organizations.

Phoenix Pride scholarships
Phoenix Pride, with the support of local contributors and community members, has awarded over $80,000 in scholarships to the LGBTQIA+ community since the inception of its scholarship program in 2008.

Point Foundation scholarships
Point Foundation is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students of merit. Point Foundation promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training. Our scholarship application for 2017-18 is open from November 1, 2016 to January 30, 2017 on the Point Foundation website.

ASU is committed to providing Health and Wellness services and resources to support ASU’s LGBTQIA+ population in order to facilitate personal and professional growth.

Counseling Services

Each campus counseling center provides confidential individual counseling, group counseling, psycho-educational programming and consultation services for faculty, staff and students. Counseling staff have training and experience in issues facing university students and are committed to helping them adjust to campus life and meet their academic goals.

ASU Health Services

ASU Health Services is a partner with the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is also nationally accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care with locations on the Downtown Phoenix, Polytechnic, Tempe and West campuses.

Services specifically of interest to the LGBTQIA+ community include:

  • Access to STI testing and treatment through a primary care provider or on a walk-in basis

  • Comprehensive gynecology service

  • Comprehensive men’s health services

  • Immunization services including HPV vaccine to reduce the risk of genital warts and cervical and anogenital cancers.

  • Medical care and hormonal transition services for transgender persons

  • Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) and Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for reduction of HIV infection risk

ASU Wellness

ASU Wellness promotes wellness and fosters a healthy campus environment so that all members of the University can be better positioned for academic, personal and professional success. ASU Wellness programs provide information, education and resources to students on: Alcohol and Other Drugs, Depression and Suicide, Healthy Relationships and Sexual Violence, and Stress.

Committee for Campus Inclusion
The Committee for Campus Inclusion promotes a positive, harmonious campus environment that celebrates individual and group diversity, promotes individualism, provides information to the campus community and resolves issues in such a manner as to respect all persons and their dignity.

Office of Equity & Inclusion
The Office of Equity & Inclusion supports and fosters a culture of inclusiveness by promoting and assisting with equal opportunity and diversity initiatives.

Sexual Violence Awareness and Prevention
Sun Devils take care of ourselves, each other and our community. ASU provides a variety of reporting options, resources and educational programs to prevent sexual misconduct.

Student Advocacy and Assistance
Student Advocacy and Assistance guides students in resolving educational, personal and other campus impediments toward successful completion of their academic goals.

Study Abroad
The ASU Study Abroad Office respects the sexual and gender identity and expression of all people. While all study abroad participants need to plan their experience in advance, as an LGBTQIA+ student you may wish to consider some additional issues before and during your study abroad experience.

There are a number of workshops and training programs for students, faculty and staff designed to promote understanding of LGBTQIA+ identities and provide tools for creating greater inclusivity within their environments.

SafeZONE is a three-hour, in-depth workshop designed to increase the overall campus community's understanding and awareness of issues LGBTQIA+ and other marginalized students face. SafeZONE was created to encourage a more inclusive and accepting campus climate.

The Diversity and Inclusion Workshop Series consists of four 75-minute interactive workshops.

Global Allies broadens participants’ understanding of culture, introduces intercultural competence and increases cross-cultural sensitivity, awareness and understanding.

Interfaith Identities starts intersectional dialogues focused on our shared humanity and encompasses discussion about various faith traditions, spiritual practices and world views.

Navigating the Rainbow of Inclusion examines intersectionality of sex, gender and sexuality as components of identity, while identifying strategies to move through the continuum of tolerance, acceptance, respect and advocacy for the LGBTQIA+ community.

Same Spaces, Different Faces explores ways to talk about, learn from and deepen experiences across the rich tapestry of cultures at ASU while emphasizing intercultural dialogue and diversity

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Get Help Now

For Emergencies call 9-1-1
Other Emergency Contact Options
ASU Police Department: 480-965-3456
ASU Counseling Services (students): 480-965-6146
ASU Health Services: 480-965-3349

Crisis Support is available for students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by contacting:
EMPACT Hotline: 480-921-1006

Crisis Support is available for employees 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by contacting:
Behavioral Health Crisis Line: 602-222-9444
Sun Devil Support Network

Crisis Lines

The Q-Line 
24-hour local hotline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and asexual (LGBTQIA) youth, their families and straight allies. This resource is available for crisis situations as well as for information, referrals, services and resources. 480-736-4925 or 800-5-CRISIS (800-527-4747)

EMPACT Suicide Prevention Center 
If you believe someone is in danger of committing suicide or has made a suicide attempt, refer them to our friends at EMPACT and their 24-hour, 7-day-a-week helpline. 480-784-1514

Trans Lifeline
(877) 565-8860. A hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have.

The Trevor Project
Call: 866-488-7386 or Text:"Trevor" to 1-202-304-1200.
Online Chat available via the website.
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.