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LGBTQ Services

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer (LGBTQ) Services is housed under DePauw University's Intercultural Life. This office provides education, advocacy, and support to LGBTQ and allied students by:

  • Developing programs (speakers, films, discussions, etc.) on issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity;

  • Mentoring members of United DePauw, Rainbow House, Rainbow Floor, and LGBTQ-identified students and allies;

  • Advocating on behalf of the DePauw LGBT community; and,

  • Maintaining a library of LGBT-related resources (books, videos, etc.).

The LGBT Services office is located at the Reese Hall Offices, 413 S. Locust St.

United DePauw:
bi-weekly on Thursdays 7pm-8pm at the Women's Center 
email Holly Whistler <hollywhistler_2018@depauw.edu> or Laurel Tilton <laureltilton_2018@depauw.edu> to be added onto the list-serv.

Campus & Community Resources
DePauw & Community LGBT Resources

Need to talk to someone about sexual orientation or gender identity? You can:

- Schedule an appointment with Lexy Halpen <lexyhalpen@depauw.edu> or stop in to the Intercultural Life Office in Reese Hall

- Schedule an appointment for individual short-term counseling by calling 765-658-4268 or stopping by the Wellness Center in Hogate Hall

If you or someone you know is a potential harm to themselves or someone else, please call DePauw Public Safety at 765-658-4555 or dial 911.

Students who feel that they have been the victims of a bias incident are encouraged to contact DePauw Public Safety immediately at 765-658-4555 to report the incident and speak to a member of the Bias Incident Response Team.

 DePauw's Notice of Non-Discrimination states:
"The University encourages a workplace and learning environment free of discrimination, harassment, and/or inappropriate treatment of any employee, student or guest because of any person's race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, disability, or any category protected under federal, state or local law."