Pride Week at Carolina is a partnership between the LGBTQ Center, student organizations, University departments, and community organizations to host events that center themes of history, inclusion, intersectionality, expression, and advocacy within Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, and Asexual (LGBTIQA+) communities.
The Center hosts social and cultural events that allow LGBTQIA+ and allied communities to gather for meeting new people, mutual support, and networking throughout the school year:
Week of Welcome Events
Start off each school year with one or more of our casual social events for LGBTIQA+ folks, their affirming loved ones, and allies!
Undergraduate Social Events
Center After Dark has been suspended as of Spring 2021. Instead, we will have monthly student social events via Zoom.
Graduate & Professional Student Socials
QGAPS Social is a bi-monthly gathering for LGBTQIA+ graduate and professional students.
LGBTQIA+ Faculty and Staff Mixers
LGBTIQA+ folks who work for the University in ANY capacity are welcome join the LGBTQ Center once per month.
LGBTQIA+ Advocacy Awards
This award recognizes contributions to or advocacy on behalf of LGBTIQA+ communities at Carolina.
Lavender Graduation is a commencement ceremony honoring graduating LGBTIQA+ and allied students.