The Ten Percent Society (TPS) promotes a safe environment for the LGBTQ+ community on campus and great Grand Forks Area. TPS aims to provide education related to understanding and appreciation of differing sexual and gender identities.
The National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA) promotes and educates on diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the aviation industry. NGPA focuses on networking within the industry in order to form a better understanding of the real problems facing LGBTQ+ aviators and how to find resolutions.
The Third Wave is an inclusive, open-minded organization that is wholly feminist in its mission and seeks to address inequality in society.
On-Campus Gender Inclusive Housing
Social Justice Living Learning Community
Located in Selke Hall, the Social Justice LLC is for students interested in learning more about and practicing principles of social justice including issues of equality and diversity. Members of the Social Justice LLC believe that each person shares the responsibility of creating an environment in which residents are respected and valued regardless of one’s gender, sexual orientation, identity expression, size, age, disability, race, ethnicity, national origin, cultural background, social-economic status, or religious affiliation.
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University Place Apartments
Any student who has lived on campus for one academic year or is a transfer student are eligible for this housing option. Roommates/suitmates must be mutually agreed upon for gender inclusive housing option.
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Available to any undergraduate student who has lived on campus for at least one academic year and to any student pursuing a graduate or professional degree.
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Sexual Health Services
Pre-Exposure Prophulaxis (PrEP) is an HIV prevention option if you are exposed to the virus. PrEP is available through UND Student Health Services. Schedule an appointment by calling 701.777.4500 or schedule an appointment online.
An STI is a sexually transmitted infection, and an STD is a sexually transmitted disease. The terms are often used interchangeably.
There is not one general test to cover all STIs/STDs. Some tests can be done together in the same procedure, but others require different samples and testing techniques. >List of STD Testing Services at Student Health
If you have a sore or some unusual symptom, please Student Health know when you call so that they can schedule you as soon as possible. There are male and female providers, so let them know if you have a preference.
Student Health Services – 701.777.4500
Condoms and Oral Dental Dams
Free condoms and other materials are available at Health & Wellness Promotion as well as Student Health Services.
They offer a variety of sizes, colors, textures, and brands. They are unable to guarantee any specific type, brand, style or size.
All condoms in the United States that are FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved are equally effective against pregnancy and STIs. Condoms are considered Class II Medical Devices by the FDA, which puts them in the same category of regulation as IV tubing and prosthetic heart valves, and means that samples from each type of condom go through a battery of tests, including electric current tests, water leak tests and air burst tests in order to become FDA-approved.
What is Consent?
- A voluntary, sober, mutual, honest, and verbal agreement.
- An active agreement, which cannot be coerced.
- A process, which must be asked for every step of the way.
- Never implied and cannot be assumed.
- A joint decision.
Sexual Assault and Harassment
UND takes sexual assault seriosly. UND's Title IX Policy addresses these concerns.
Counseling (COUN) 399: Special Topics
Specially arranged seminars or courses on a variety of subjects not covered by regular departmental offerings. May be initiated by students with approval of dean and departments involved, provided appropriate instructors are available. Repeatable to 6 credits. Repeatable to 6 credits. On demand.
COUN 399: Relationships, Sexuality and Violence Prevention (RSVP) is a one credit semiar style course in the Counseling Department. During the duration of the course, students discuss sexuality myths, the effects of sexuality myths, barriers to changing the culture around sex, violence prevention, and the components of a sex positive education. Coun 399 offers a variety of sections designed to meet the needs of all individuals. Currently, there are several sections of RSVP for those who identify as women, men, and a gender inclusive LGBT+ section. Courses are offered every semester.
Select LGBTQ Scholarships
PFund Scholarship to LGBTQIA Individuals
PFund eligibility: Upper Midwest LGBTQA leaders pursuing academic programs, non-scholastic leadership development opportunities and life expenses. Individual grants range from $1,000 to $10,000. Preference is given to 3 Priority Areas: 1. LGBTQ North Dakotans & South Dakotans, 2. Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Communities and 3. LGBTQ Indigenous, Black and People of Color, First Generation, Immigrants and New Americans.
Minnesota GLBT Educational Fund
Deadline: early February
Minnesota GLBT Educational Fund eligibility: Enrolled in a post-secondary program, GLBT identified or from a GLBT family, legal resident of Minnesota or attending a qualifying Minnesota academic institution, preference given to graduating high school students for most scholarships.
Point Foundation LGBT Scholarship Fund
Founded in 2001, the Point Foundation is the first nationwide LGBT scholarship foundation granting scholarships to undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of distinction. The mission of The Point Foundation is to provide financial support, mentoring and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) Scholarship
Deadline: early June
NOGLSTP eligibility: STEM students; Two $5000 scholarships will be awarded for the upcoming academic year. One $5000 scholarship will go to an undergraduate student, and one $5000 scholarship will go to a graduate/professional level student. Students currently enrolled at any U.S.-based college or university are eligible to apply.
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) National Scholarship Program
PFLAG National Scholarships are available for high school gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) seniors, and students who are allies and supporters of the GLBT community and entering college. Currently offering three $5,000 scholarships, three $2,500 scholarships, and up to ten $1,000 scholarships. The Detroit Chapter of PFLAG is also offering three $500 scholarships to college students who are connected directly with GLBT issues
Fund for Education Abroad: Rainbow Scholarship
Rainbow Scholarship eligibility: US Citizens, undergraduates in US universities/colleges who plan to study abroad for at least four weeks (a minimum of 30 days)
Amount: Up to $10,000
You Can Play Project
University of North Dakota has teamed up with the You Can Play Project to show support and dedication in working for inclusion in all sports including LGBTQ+ athletes, coaches, and fans.