LGBT Resource Center


On Campus

Lending Library

The center's library carries books, periodicals, and videos. Topics include fiction, nonfiction, LGBT identities, history, LGBT research, feminism, politics and more. Materials may be checked out with a valid St. Cloud State ID.

Pride Living Community

Learn about our all-gender housing Pride Living Community.

All-Gender Restrooms

Locations map


  • Atwood Memorial Center
    1. Room 122: First floor, west of Mississippi Room
    2. First floor, east of Gallery and Atwood Theatre
  • Centennial Hall
    1. Room 109: North-west corner, right of the drinking fountains
    2. Room 369: West side of building, right of Room 368
    3. Room 341: East side of building, right of Room 340
  • Halenbeck Hall
    1. Room 338A: Right of Men’s restroom, near Hall of Champions
  • Health Services in Hill Hall
    1. First floor, north-west corner
    2. First floor, south-west corner
    3. First floor, south-east corner
  • James W. Miller Learning Resources Center
    1. Room 123: Inside Starbucks coffee shop
  • Stewart Hall
    1. First floor, near Room 114
  • Robert Wick Science Building
    1. Room 354
    2. Room 356

Preferred Name Change

  1. Complete the Preferred Name Request Form available through the Preferred and Legal Name policy.
  2. Return the form, with your photo ID, to the Office of Records and Registration.
  3. Requestor is notified within 10 days if a preferred name is denied. Notification will include the reason for the denial.

The Minnesota State system and St. Cloud State reserve the right to deny an inappropriate preferred name including, but not limited to, those that: avoid legal obligations, misrepresent, or violate other system policies, contain inappropriate or offensive language, or is being used for misrepresentation, etc. Preferred names may not be used for commercial or promotional purposes and thus, may not be a company name, group name or message.

Appeal Process

  • The student has 10 business days from receipt of the denial to file a written appeal.
  • The University will respond to the student with a final decision within 10 days of receipt of the appeal.
  • The University is the ultimate authority on the appropriateness of preferred names for students. Decisions are final.

GLBTA Alliance Student Organization

Meeting times: 5-6:30 p.m. Thursdays

OUTLOUD! Student Organization

Meeting times: 8-9 p.m. Thursdays, Atwood Mississippi Room

Drag Troupe Student Organization

Meeting times: 8-10 p.m. Wednesdays, Atwood Studio


St. Cloud OUT

P.O. Box 7597 
St. Cloud, MN 56302
(320) 251-4966

Parents, Friends, and Families of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

Warren Bradbury
P.O. Box 7641
St. Cloud, MN 56302
(320) 251-4966

St. Cloud Pride

P.O. Box 5114 
St. Cloud, MN 56302
(320) 428-0020

Prism Mental Health LLC

14 7th Avenue N, Suite 107
St. Cloud, MN 56303

Greater Minnesota and National

District 202

LGBT Youth Services for Minnesota
1601 Nicollet Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 871-5559

OutFront Minnesota

310 38th Street East #204
Minneapolis, MN 55409-1337
(612) 822-0127

National LGBT+ Organizations and Resources

LGBT Resources and College Affordability

Current and Prospective LGBT+ College Students

Campus Pride: Building Future Leaders & LGBT-Friendly College Campuses

Tips and Guide for Current and Prospective LGBT+ Students

LGBT+ Student Scholarships


LGBTQ Terminology

UCLA's compendium of words, terms and pronoun usage


Be Yourself: Questions and Answers for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth

Our Daughters and Sons: Questions and Answers for Parents of Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People

be not afraid -- help is on the way! straight for equality in faith communities

Guide to Being a Straight Ally 

The Guide to Being a Trans Ally

Advocates for Youth

I Think I Might Be Bisexual, Now What Do I Do?

I Think I Might Be Gay, Now What Do I Do?

I Think I Might Be Lesbian, Now What Do I Do?

I Think I Might Be Transgender, Now What Do I Do?


Impact of Homophobia and Racism in LGBTQ Communities of Color

Human Rights Campaign

Guide to Coming Out as Bisexual

Transgender Visibility Guide

Faith, Spirit and the Self 

Coming Out as Transgender

American Psychological Association

Answers to Your Questions about Transgender Individuals and Gender Identity

Answers to Your Questions about Individuals with Intersex Conditions

Answers to Your Questions for a Better Understanding of Sexual Orientation and Homosexuality

Just the Facts about Sexual Orientation and Youth

Gay Lesbian Education Straight Network (GLSEN)

From Teasing to Torment: School Climate Revisited (2015)

The 2013 National School Climate Survey  

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF)

Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey

Campus climate for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people: A national perspective

National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)

         What School Officials Say about Trans Students

         Understanding Non-Binary People

Health and Wellness

Health Education

National LGBT Health Education Center

LGBT+ Friendly Health Provider Directory

Rainbow Health Care Initiative

Addiction Resources

LGBT+ Friendly Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centers

LGBT+ and Addiction

LGBT+ and Substance Abuse

HIV/AIDS Information and Testing Services

Student Health Services (302) 255-3193

Rural Aids Action Network (RAAN) (800) 966-9735

MN Family Planning + STD Hotline (800) 78FACTS

  • Minnesota: (612) 373-2437
  • Calling from out-of-state: (800) 248-2437