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Gender Neutral Housing

Housing & Residential Life is committed to working with all students to meet their housing needs in an environment that values diversity and promotes dignity of all people. In addition to other themed housing options, gender neutral housing is now available to upper-class students during the room selection process. First year students must contact Housing directly to be considered for Gender Neutral Housing. Cases will be evaluated on an individual basis.  This gives students the option to reside with another person of a different gender in order to provide a welcoming living environment.  We hope that students in the process of discovering their gender identity, who do not wish to identify themselves by gender, gay or bisexual students, and students who feel more comfortable with a roommate of a different gender will be able to find a more compatible roommate and living situation within this community.  Gender neutral housing is available in International Village, in semi-private suites. The configuration of suites consists of two single bedrooms with a private adjacent bathroom.  For more information about the Gender Neutral Housing LLC, please contact housing@neu.edu.

Link: http://www.northeastern.edu/housing/livinglearning/ucllcf/gnh.html

Out @ NU

Out @ NU is a speaker bureau of Northeastern LGBTQA community members who tell their own personal journey to fellow peers to “give a face” or more importantly a connection to the lives of the LGBTQA population. Housed under the Social Justice and Resource Center, Out @ NU promotes knowledge, compassion, and understanding about LGBTQ people, issues, and concerns through the speaker’s experiences. To learn more about the program, book a panel, or become a speaker yourself, please follow the link below for more information.

Link: http://www.northeastern.edu/housing/sjrc/outatnu.html

Safe Zones

Also under the Social Justice Resource Center, Safe Zones is an initiative to train school staff and faculty about creating an inclusive LGBTQA environment. A Safe Zone is a physical space, such as an office, that is marked by a Safe Zone sticker this space is a place where individuals of all identities are welcome to express themselves in a safe, supportive and welcoming environment.  Safe Zones is also about action, speaking out against homophobia. For more information about attending a training or learning more about the program, follow the link below.

Link: http://www.northeastern.edu/housing/sjrc/safezone.html

University Health and Counseling Services

The University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS) is available for all undergraduate, law, and graduate students who have paid the health center fees. Fully staffed with both medical and mental health personnel, the UHCH many hours convenient for students busy schedule’s including those who are on coop.  UHCS offers a myriad of health information as well as care. In addition it’s counseling services focus on short-term therapy, group counseling and several other services. For more information, click on the link below.

Link: http://www.northeastern.edu/uhcs/index.html

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