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Trans* Community & Programs

The Harvey & Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center staff strives to include all members of the LGBTQ+ community. In this area, you will find resources, programs, and FAQs regarding the Trans* and gender non-conforming community. This is an area that the Gantt Center continues to work to improve and below is a summary of what Clemson University offers.

Trans* Week of Awareness

The Harvey & Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center plans programs each year during the Trans* Week of Awareness in line with the national day, celebrated on November 20th each year. 

2017 Events

Transgender and Non-Binary Book Display
Month of November
4th Floor of Cooper Library

Between November 14 and November 20, individuals and organizations around the country will participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people and address the issues the community faces. 

Cooper Library has put together a book display featuring works centered on the transgender and the non-binary experience.  The books are located on the 4th floor of Cooper Library and all are available for check-out.

Ally Training
Wednesday, November 15, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Hendrix Student Center Meeting Room B
Register here.
The purpose of Ally Training is to make Clemson University a more welcoming and inclusive place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning [LGBTQ] students, faculty, and staff. Ally Training aims to increase awareness and understanding of LGBTQ issues and to train allies to stand with, and advocate for, LGBTQ people. 

Candlelight Vigil
Thursday, November 16, 6:30pm
Amphitheater (Rain Location: David Peebles Room, Hendrix Student Center
Come join in solidarity with others and light candles in remembrance of transgender individuals who have lost their lives due to violence.

Resources & Contacts

Housing & Dining: Clemson University Housing & Dining seeks to accomodate any student who desires to live on campus, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Housing & Dining staff will work with you in order to make any arrangments needed to your housing assignment to suit your needs. Many faciliaties have gender nuetral or private rooms that can accomodate all students. Please contact Suzanne Price at mjprice@clemson.edu for more information.

Gender Neutral Restrooms: Clemson University is working to create a gender-neutral restroom locations in all areas of campus. Please visit the resources page for the current list of buildings that have single stall or non-gendered restrooms. If you have a suggestion for a gender nuetral restroom location, please submit it via email to the GA for LGBTQ Programs.