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The PRIDE Center Division of Student Affairs

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Pride Center Events & Resources

Peer Counseling

Peer Counseling is a weekly one-on-one with a peer who is a student from Student Health and Counseling Services. Make an appointment to meet with a peer counselor this semester.

Mondays, 1 pm - 4 pm & Wednesdays, noon - 3 pm

Make a Peer Counseling Appointment

Queer Connect

Queer Connect is a weekly support group for those who identify as LGBTQIA+. This safe space seeks to create an accessible, affirming, and empowering space for students of all intersecting identities to come together in a community and support one another. All topics or questions are welcome.

Attend every week or drop in once, the door is open. Meetings will be held in the Pride Center on Wednesdays from noon to 1 pm and facilitated by Katelyn Sandoval, LMFT.

Register to Queer Connect

Volunteer Opportunities

The Pride Center offers resources and support services to students enrolled at Sacramento State. Looking for ways to get involved with the Pride Center? Fill out the form and the Pride Center Coordinator will contact you to set up a meeting and get involved.

Sign Up to Volunteer

Safe Zone Training

Safe Zone Training is a 3-hour workshop aimed at creating safe spaces/zones on campus in people, organizations, and offices/departments. At the end of each training, individuals get "Safe Zone Stickers" which they can put on office doors/windows, water bottles, binders, laptops, etc., to show that they are safe spaces for LGBTQ students, staff, and faculty.

November 22, 2021 | Monday, 9 am - 12 pm

December 9, 2021 | Thursday, 9 am - 12 pm

Lavender Graduation

Lavender Graduation is a celebration of the academic achievements of LGBTQIA students at Sac State. The event usually takes place during Finals Week every May.

Those graduating the semester before or after are welcome to participate. Graduates receive a certificate and a rainbow tassel they can wear at Commencement, and have the opportunity to invite family and friends to a reception with snacks and cake.

Check Back Spring 2022

PRIDE Week Celebration

Pride week 2020 is April 13th-17th and will culminate with Queer Prom. All Sac State students get in free with their OneCard.

  • PRIDE Week 2022 is April 18th - 22nd
  • Queer Prom - Check Back Spring 2022

In-Queer-Y Panels

The PRIDE Center offers a number of LGBTQ+ educational panels. These panels provide opportunities for folks to learn from a group of people about the LGBTQ community directly from members of the community.

Each panel usually has a specific topic and is moderated by staff from the Center. Panels are made up of members of the community on and off-campus. Each panel consists of about 20 minutes of panel introductions and story-telling, and Q&A with the audience.

If you have questions or need special accommodations, contact us.

Email the PRIDE Center

Additional Resources

Northwest Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf
PO Box 94116
Seattle, WA 98124

Deaf Queer Resource Center
P.O. Box 14431
San Francisco, CA 94114

Windy City Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf (WCRAD)
3656 N. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60613