Suffolk LGBTQ

Trying to find the right college is a challenge for every student. There are so many things to consider! As a LGBTQ+ identified student, you might have some additional questions. We hope this information about LGBTQ life at Suffolk will help you with your college search. If you still have questions, we'd be happy to answer them.
  • Suffolk University's statement of nondiscrimination includes sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.
  • Suffolk has two LGBTQ student organizations:
    • Queer Student Union for College of Arts & Sciences and Sawyer Business School students
    • Queer Law Alliance for Suffolk University Law School students
  • LGBTQ programming, support, and advocacy—coordinated by the Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion—raises awareness and shares the history of the LGBTQ community. Past events include:
    • Extensive programming for LGBTQ History Month each October
    • Participation in and travel to LGBTQ college conferences, like Creating Change
    • Programs and trainings for Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Remembrance
    • Pride Week events
  • Since fall 2014, the Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion and Counseling, Health & Wellness have offered a LGBTQ+ support group for students.
  • Since its inception in 2001, our Safe Zone program has provided resources for ally development to help make our campus safer and more affirming.
  • Suffolk has out and open LGBTQ faculty and staff.
  • Suffolk in included in The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students as one of the 100 Best Campuses in the nation for LGBTQ students.
  • Suffolk has 3.5 out of 5 stars on the Campus Climate Index by Campus Pride.
  • For trans-specific information, please visit the Trans Guide to Suffolk page