» Resources for LGBTQIA+ Students

Queer Pages is an online resource for students who identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community. This webpage was created in collaboration between Cross-Cultural Engagement and The Advisory Group on the Status of LGBTQ Communities. Want to add a resource to this page? Contact us!

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DEAN OF STUDENTS OFFICE

The Dean of Students Office, as with all concerns, serves as a resource for students by assisting in matters that impact the learning of all students.

Contact: Jerry Price | Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students | (714) 997-6721 | jprice@chapman.edu | Argyros Forum 101

DeAnn Yocum Gaffney | Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Associate Dean of Students | (714) 997-6721 | gaffney@chapman.edu | Argyros Forum 101

Chris Hutchison | Assistant Dean of Students | (714) 628-7321 | hutchiso@chapman.edu | Argyros Forum 303F


ALL-GENDER RESTROOMS

To find Chapman University’s all-gender restrooms, click on Restrooms on the drop down menu of the interactive campus map. All-gender restrooms are labeled and identified across campus. 


CENTER FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION

Chapman University encourages students of all identities to partake in study abroad. Visit the Center for Global Education’s Diversity, Access, & Identity student resource webpage and scroll down to the LGBTQ+ section to download the LGBTQ+ Study Abroad brochure and learn about questions you should consider when selecting a study abroad location and view many helpful links and resources for the LGBTQ+ community. The Center for Global Education offers semester and year-long study abroad programs, January and summer Travel Courses, and summer International Internships.  

Contact: Jodi Hicks | Assistant Director of Overseas Programs | (714) 997-6629 | jebner@chapman.edu

CHAPMAN DIVERSITY PROJECT

The Chapman Diversity Project, sponsored by the Office of the Provost, endeavors to bring students, staff, faculty, administrators and trustees together for meaningful dialogue focused on developing strategic priorities and recommendations for diversity and inclusion at Chapman.

Chapman’s Advisory Groups evaluate and recommend services, policies and programs for enhancing diversity and inclusion. Each Advisory Group is comprised of students, staff, faculty, administrators and trustees and is open to people of all identitiesLearn more about the Advisory Group on the Status of LGBTQIA+ Communities. 


CROSS-CULTURAL CENTER

The mission of the Cross-Cultural Center has always been about student learning. Specifically, our work is guided by the following Student Affairs Learning Outcome: A Value and Respect for Differences - students will learn to recognize, respect, and value diverse experiences, ideas, backgrounds, and identities.

Contact: Argyros Forum 304 |  (714) 997-6735 | crossculturalcenter@chapman.edu

Official Hours: Monday- Friday 7 a.m.-midnight; Saturday- Sunday 8 a.m.-midnight


CROSS-CULTURAL EDUCATION AND RESOURCE TEAM

CERT is an advisory group comprised of faculty, staff, and students devoted to a stronger, more inclusive community at Chapman. CERT works to empower students following potential bias incidents that affect our campus community.


DIVERSITY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

The Diversity Affairs Committee addresses issues of diversity and equity affecting the campus. The committee actively seeks the concerns of underrepresented groups on campus and challenges itself to solve those issues. If you have an issue involving an underrepresented group on campus, please contact the Diversity Affairs Chair


DISABILITY SERVICES

The Disability Services Office is designed to help students who have average or above average potential for learning and who exhibit significant difficulties due to a disability. We will support students to understand his/her limited abilities and compensate for them with ADA accommodations and alternative resources as well. Here at Chapman, we want to prepare students for the future by practicing self-advocacy. We will help guide the student on that journey by utilizing all available resources.

Contact: Shirley Kim | Administrative Assistant | (714) 516-4520 | shirlkim@chapman.edu |410 N. Glassell Street (House between Public Safety & Student Health


HUMAN RESOURCES

Chapman University is committed to providing an environment which is free of any form of harassment and discrimination. You can report any instances of harassment and/or discrimination to the Equal Opportunity and Diversity Officer. 

Contact: Albert Roberson | Equal Opportunity and Diversity Officer, Human Resources | (714) 997-6827 | aroberson@chapman.edu


FISH INTERFAITH CENTER

Located at Chapman University, the Fish Interfaith Center assists students in their spiritual journeys and equips leaders for interfaith understanding in the world through the center's award-winning Wallace All Faiths Chapel and interfaith programming. All Interfaith Center staff are Safe Space trained. 

Contact: Rev. Dr. Gail Stearns  | Dean of the Wallace All Faiths Chapel | (714) 628-7289 | 

READING THE BIBLE THROUGH QUEER EYES

Offered each semester, 3 weekly sessions. Rev. Nancy Brink, Director of Church Relations explores the Bible scriptures frequently cited in opposition to LGBTQ rights (often referred to as “clobber passages”). Sponsored by Disciples on Campus (DOC).

Contact: Nancy Brink | Director of Church Relations | (714) 997-6760 | brink@chapman.edu


FRANCIS SMITH CENTER FOR INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY THERAPY

Under the auspices of Chapman University’s Marriage and Family Therapy Program, the Center operates as a non-profit clinic for individuals, couples, families, and children.  The dual mission of the Center is to provide high quality and affordable mental health services to the local community and to provide an excellent training and research environment to the graduate students in the Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program at Chapman University. Chapman students will be assessed the minimum fee of $15 per session.

Contact: (714) 997-6746 | 501 W. Palm Avenue, Crean Building, Chapman University, Orange, CA  92866 


STUDENT PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING SERVICES

Student Psychological Counseling Services (SPCS) provides psychotherapy to students at Chapman University and is staffed with licensed and professional psychologists, counselors and counselor interns.

Contact: Andrea Killian | Counseling & Disability Services Coordinator | (714) 516-4520 | atedford@chapman.edu |410 N. Glassell Street (House between Public Safety & Student Health)


OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR

The Office of the Registrar is the direct channel for registering a name change in academic student records

Contact: Jan McCuen | Office of the University Registrar | (714) 997-6892 | mccuen@chapman.edu | Bhathal Student Services Center


INFORMATION SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGY 

Information Systems and Technology can help update an email address or ID card to reflect a name change.

Contact: (714) 997-6600 | servicedesk@chapman.edu

Advocates for LGBTQIA+ Student at Chapman


Here you can find a list of staff, faculty and administrators who are advocates for student diversity and inclusion at Chapman. While all staff, faculty and administrators are advocates for students, the people in these lists have committed to being an open door and advocate for students from underrepresented communities.