Safe Zone Goals

  • To foster a campus environment that is inclusive, respectful, and supports retention and the academic and professional success of all students.
  • To increase visibility of faculty, staff, and administrators who wish to act as active allies to students of all gender and sexual identities.
  • To increase the opportunities for faculty, staff, and administrators to support a safe and non-discriminatory campus and community environment.
  • To educate members of the University community on the needs and concerns of students of all gender and sexual identities.
  • To provide support, information, and resources to students struggling with issues of prejudice, stigma, homophobia, transphobia, and other discriminatory behaviors based on one’s gender and/or sexual identity.
  • To advance the University’s commitment to social justice and equity and honoring student diversity.