Resources @ UBC Vancouver

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UBC Equity & Inclusion Office
Brock Hall, 2nd Flr. Rm. 2306

Access and Diversity
Provides leadership on issues of accessibility for people with disabilities at UBC Vancouver, working in partnership with faculties to foster inclusive learning, living and working environments for students, faculty and staff.
Brock Hall, room 1203  1874 East Mall
604.822.5844   Fax: 604.822.6655

The Global Lounge and Resource Centre
Telephone: 604 827 4774

Office of the Ombudsperson for Students
CK Choi Building
181-1855 West Mall
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Resource Offices

UBC Equity and Inclusion Office
Brock Hall, room 2306

Access and Diversity – Student Services
Access and Diversity works with the University to create an inclusive living and learning environment in which all students can thrive.
Brock Hall, room 1203  1874 East Mall
604.822.5844   Fax: 604.822.6655

Office of the Ombudsperson for Students
CK Choi Building
181-1855 West Mall
Vancouver,  BC  V6T 1Z2

Pride UBC
Pride UBC is an AMS resource group that offers educational and social services dealing with sexual and gender diversity at UBC. Pride UBC provides support to undergraduate students who self identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, asexual, queer, questioning, intersex, those who do not identify and allies.
The Nest rm 2103

Critical Studies in Sexuality
CSIS offers a minor for students who seek a specialization in this subject, which extends to and informs research within a broad University domain, from Law to Medicine, from First Nations Studies to Sociology.

Camp Out
CampOUT! is a social justice summer camp for queer, trans, Two-Spirit, questioning, and allied youth ages 14-21 from across BC & the Yukon.

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Grad Students

The Network: queer grad students
The Network provides a community and support network for queer graduate students and hosts regular social nights and meet-ups. They also aim to provide opportunities for academic and professional collaboration among graduate students interested in gender and sexuality studies.

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Health and Wellness

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Trans & Gender Diversity

As of May 1, 2017 a student’s preferred name can now be displayed on their UBCcard. For more information click here.

Changing your Personal Information: Legal Name Change and Preferred Name
There are several avenues available if you wish to add or change your personal information as a student UBC. Click  Changing your Personal Information for details on how to complete these changes.

Sex Designation in the Student Information System
Currently only two sex designation options, M or F, are available within UBC’s Student Information System, and are collected and recorded for statistical purposes only. University records require one of these binary choices for statistical purposes and to comply with provincial reporting requirements. This information is not disclosed on transcripts or diplomas. For more information click here

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UBC Employees

The “preferred name” option for employees was rolled out in 2015. For more information click here.

UBC Workplace and Wellbeing Benefits

Queer & Trans Convergence – an employee gathering.

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Community Organizations

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Guide to gender inclusive washrooms

This guide provides a list of public access, single-stall, gender-inclusive washrooms at UBC’s Vancouver campus. If you require access to a single-stall gender-inclusive washroom and are unable to find one in your building or department please contact Access & Diversity for assistance.

The guide is based on information gathered in a 2006 audit by the Accessible Washrooms Working Group comprised of representatives from the Equity and Inclusion Office, Access & Diversity, Pride UBC, Land and Building Services, and the Access and Diversity Council. A special thanks to the 2013-14 UBC Equity Ambassadors for updating the guide.