Resources are available to students across the UND campus.
Our Staff can help you navigate campus resources, be a listening ear, talk about identity and identity exploration, and much more. Schedule and appointment on Starfish or stop by a staff member's office.
The coming out process is an exciting yet terrifying but also beautiful. Everyone's journey is different. We are here to support all LGBTQ+ students in their self-discovery and coming out process. Want to talk? Connect with Student Diversity & Inclusion staff.
- How to Come Out on Campus-Campus Pride
- Explore: Coming Out-Human Rights Campaign
- Trans Student Educational Resources
- Coming Out: Living Authentically as Black LGBTQ People
- Coming Out: Living Authentically as LGBTQ Latinx Americans
- Coming Out: Living Authentically as LGBTQ Asian and Pacific Islander Americans
UND Counseling Center offers a variety of services including but not limited to short-term group, individual,
and couples counseling, alcohol and other drug counseling, careering counseling and
Make an appointment in person at McCannel Hall Room 200 or by phone at 701.777.2127
CVIC at UND offers advocacy and prevention services to students who are victims of sexual assault, stalking, harassment, and interpersonal violence. They offer confidential advising along with education through programs and events. CVIC is a gender affirming and LGBTQ inclusive support resource.
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 seriously. UND's Title IX Policy addresses these concerns.
University of North Dakota does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, creed, marital status, veteran's status, political belief or affiliation or any other status protected by law.
Sex discrimination includes discrimination based upon sex, gender identity and sexual orientation, including acts of sexual violence, dating/domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment.
Individuals who report policy violations or participate in investigations have protection from retaliation.
Your college years are an exciting time of meeting new people, developing new romantic relationships, and coming to understand your sexual identity. During this time, there may be positive and negative experiences regarding dating and intimate relationships. We want to help you make healthy and informed decisions. If you have specic questions regarding LGBTQ sexual health contact Jeff Gibson
Student Health Services offers a variety of services that are LGBTQ friendly. They provide the following sexual health services and more:
- Pre-Exposure Prophulaxis (PrEP) Consultation
- STI/STD/HIV Testing
- Access to Condoms and Dental Dams
Schedule an appointment online or in person at McCannel Hall Room 100
UND offers a variety of student organizations to join. Check out the Involvement site or stop by Student Involvement for more information.
Transgender & Nonbinary Student Resources
Use of chosen or preferred name and updating your legal name
It's important for you to keep UND up-to-date with your current address and contact information. The legal name listed in Campus Connection is the way your name will appear on your diploma, and your listed home address will be used for almost all mailed correspondence.
To change your contact information:
- Log in to Campus Connection
- Click Profile in the main menu
- Under Personal Details, click on Your Name the Type listed as Preferred Name
- Update First Name and save
- Additional Changes
- Legal name changes must be done with the Name Change form
- Addresses (Home, Permanent, or Parent) can be updated under on Campus Connection Profile under Addresses
- Email Addresses (Campus email can only be changed by the Registrar's Office)
- Emergency Contacts can be updated on Campus Connection Profile under Emergency Contacts
You are able to update your campus IDM and Email even if your have not gone through a legal name change process. Information on changing your UND email and User ID is listed here. Be sure to call UND Tech Support at 701.777.2222 to initative the change after makign updates on Campus Connection.
Gender inclusive facilities are located across campus.
Update personal information with the Social Security Administration
State of North Dakota and Minnesota Legal Name and Gender Marker Changes
Includes changing your legal name, driver’s license and birth certificate
- Ensure the letter states “gender role transition has been completed” (DMV firmly requires that specific statement).
We understand that not all students are ready to change their name in Campus Connection or are in progress. Below is a template e-mail that can be used to notify your instructor of your name and pronouns prior to class starting if you are comfortable sharing that information.
Dear [Instructor name],
My name is [Name], and I will be attending your course [Course Name] on [Days] at [Time] this [Term]. I am transgender and have not yet legally changed my name. On your roster is my legal name, [Legal Name]. I would greatly appreciate it if you would use [Name] and use [Pronouns] when referring to me. If you are looking for some additional resources please contact Student Diversity & Inclusion or visit UND.edu/pridecenter. Thank you for your understanding, and I look forward to starting your course!
Northern Praire Community Clinic in Columbia Hall offers transgender voice therapy.
the FM Gay Mens Chorus is a group of LGBTQA+ men who love to sing and want to share their talents with the broader community. They provide their members with an atmosphere of integrity, honesty and mutual respect.
Fargo-Moorhead Pride is a LGBTQ volunteer organization that coordinates FM Pride activites, events, and social networking.
The FM Pride Collective and Community Center is an inclusive space. We strive to create an environment that is welcoming of all individuals regardless of their identity or sexuality. As a board we are working diligently to seek out the unmet needs of our community and the individuals it is comprised of
Harbor Health Clinic is a health clinic that provides healthcare for Transgender individuals.
Tristate Transgender is a support group that can help with various levels of support. They try to network people in finding the various support systems transgender people need.
City of Grand Forks If you have specific LGBTQ questions, concerns, or comments, please contact Pete Haga, Community/Government Relations Officer, Mayor's Office 701.746.2608
Grand Forks Police Department Sexual Diversity Officer Program is a community initiative to support LGBTQ people and provides education on LGBTQ issues within the Grand Forks community.
Grand Forks Pride is a community celebration of LGBTQ identities through various events, activities, and social networking.
United We Transend is a Transgender and Gender Noncomforming group that hosts open monthly meetings on various topics and issues working toward building a stronger community.