The Gender and Sexuality Campus Center: Supporting LGBTQ+ students and their communities is a unit of the Division of Student Life at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We’re glad you’re here! Please contact us or come by:
Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm and by appointment
608-265-3344 | firstname.lastname@example.org
716 Langdon St. | Red Gym 123 | Madison, WI 53706
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The Gender and Sexuality Campus Center provides education, outreach, advocacy, and resources for UW-Madison student communities and their allies to improve campus climate and their daily intersectional experiences.
The Gender and Sexuality Campus Center envisions a University of Wisconsin-Madison that actively addresses oppression in all its forms and affirms, includes, and celebrates people across the spectrum of gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation, including their intersectional experiences and perspectives.
The GSCC was founded in 1992 and will celebrate its 10th anniversary as an Office of the Dean of Students in Fall 2013. It has had several name changes, most recently from LGBT Campus Center in May 2018.
Learn more about the eras of Campus Center history in our extended report: LGBTCC History (PDF)
Take a tour
Check out the GSCC space! The CC is welcoming and comfortable. Students spread their work out on the tables to study, eat lunch, play games at the main table. A range of student groups holds meetings at the Center, and special programs take place regularly. There are comfortable couches, a TV with DVD collection, occasional snacks, and great tunes.
Values & Operating Principles
We believe in the power of experiences at the intersections of multiple identities and that intersectionality should serve as a lens through which we implement our student-centered programming, outreach across communities, ally with others, and dismantle multiple oppressions.
We actively address oppressions at multiple levels with the understanding that our personal, group, and societal power and privilege shape lived experiences.
We mobilize LGBTQ students’ sense of power and agency toward leadership, growth, and social change.
We embrace the joys and complexities of having LGBTQ and ally identities.
We create and maintain inclusive and affirming student-centered spaces in which to live, work, learn, and connect with others.
We build and model sustainable relationships, coalitions, and co-curricular student-centered partnerships that promote growth across communities at UW-Madison.
We recognize the diversity of experiences, communities, and perspectives of people across the range of LGBTQ identities.