Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.66
Liaison Enid Cardinal
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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Rochester Institute of Technology
IN-22: Campus Pride Index

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 0.50 Sarah Dobie
Student staff
Office of the president
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Institution’s current Campus Pride Index rating (3 Stars, 3.5 Stars, 4 Stars, 4.5 Stars, 5 Stars):
3 Stars

A brief description of the institution’s LGBTQ-inclusive policies, programs and practices:

The Q Center is committed to promoting a campus community that is safe, equitable, and respectful of all members. Thus, our Center is a resource for the entire RIT community.

The purpose of the Q Center is to foster an educational environment in which all community members can be personally, academically, and professionally successful without regard to gender, racial/ethnic origins, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and socioeconomic status.

The following are clubs/programs on campus dedicated to LGBTQ-inclusion and education:

ritGA - The RIT GLBTQA Alliance is open to all people. We work to foster a community for the LGBTQA population on campus by sponsoring social events, education, and advocating for the students.

Spectrum - Spectrum is the splendid GLBTQQA (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, and Allies) student group at RIT / NTID. We are most time work with whose are deaf or hard of hearing but hearing students are welcome too. This group is where every single one of us can grow and feel safe within our environment without oppression and fear of being our true selves. We aim for an open, safe, and inclusive campus environment for NTID/RIT students, staff and alumni. We also work with the RIT Gay Alliance, OUTspoken, the Center for Women and Gender, Tangent, and the RIT GLBT Center.

OutSpoken - OUTspoken is a Major Student Organization representing LGBTQ students and our allies on campus. We work within Student Government to empower gender and sexual diverse students, to educate the RIT community at large on LGBTQ issues, and to represent the needs and concerns faced by LGBTQ students and allies.

Enby - This group supports nonbinary, agender and questioning students.

Tangent - Tangent is the Transgender Network at RIT. Tangent aims to be a forum for transgender, genderqueer, and non binary members of the RIT community.

LABRYS Women's Alliance - A safe space for all queer-identified women to meet, discuss and hang out. There are weekly meetings, usually discussion or activity-based. Labrys Women's Alliance is dedicated to creating a fun, safe environment for queer female-identified people.


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