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On-Campus Resources

In addition to the Pride Center - a department dedicated to supporting LGBTQ+ students - BSU offers resources that are specific to GLBT students and their needs.

Academic Achievement Center
The Pride Center and the Academic Achievement Center partner to provide LGBTQ+ students with the tools they need to succeed.

Barney Frank Equality Scholarship
The Barney Frank Equality Scholarship is for current students with financial need who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender as well as for allies with financial need who have advocated for the LGBTQ+ community. Preference is given to students who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender and who have lost financial assistance from their parents upon disclosing their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Career Services
Career Services has a list of LGBTQ+-related career resources.

Counseling and Health Services
Counseling and Health Services provide safe and affirming care to ALL their patients and are committed to excellent care for LGBTQ+ students.

Equal Opportunity, Diversity, and Affirmative Action Plan
This plan pertains to all nine state universities.

Financial Aid FAQs
Financial Aid answers common questions for students among the LGBTQ+ community.

LGBTQ Subject Resource Guide
The Maxwell Library has created a superb guide to facilitate research and understanding of LGBTQ issues.

Massachusetts Aggresion Reduction Center
Provides bullying and cyberbullying research, programs and resources.

The Office of Residence Life and Housing

BSU has three policies designed to provide a safe and inclusive living environment for transgender and nonbinary students.

  1. Housing assignments based on gender identity;
  2. Gender-free housing which permits students of different gender identities to share living quarters; and
  3. Housing for nonbinary students such that a certain number of beds and rooms will be set aside for students who are nonbinary either by gender identity or legal gender designation. This nonbinary designation is consistent with how male or female only spaces are reserved and assigned.

Study Abroad
The Pride Center has developed information for LGBTQ+ prospective study abroad students.

Contact Us

Lee Forest, MEd, LMHC, NCC
Director
lforest@bridgew.edu

Pride Center

Rondileau Student Union, Room 109
Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater, MA 02325
United States