LGBT* Center

Student Organizations

As a University resource, the LGBT* Center serves as a partner and collaborator to UNI's student organizations including specifically the organizations with a vested interest in supporting LGBTQ+ students, including the ones listed below. 

UNI Proud is a social and political non-partisan student organization which is dedicated to promoting education and acceptance for the queer community at UNI. The group meets on Tuesdays at 7 PM in the Maucker Union Oak Room. More information about UNI Proud can be found through their student organization information page, on their Facebook, or by e-mailing

Northern Iowa Student Government represents all UNI students, regulates student organization, and works on issues pertaining to student affairs on our campus. If you are interested in getting involved with NISG or making a suggestion relating to student life at UNI, please visit their website for more information.

UNI sponsored student organizations are open to students of all identities. We encourage all students to seek involvement on campus that meet their individual needs. Information on all student organizations at UNI, or how to start an organization of your own can be found on the Student Life page.


Community LGBTQ+ Organizations
Cedar Valley Pridefest
- organizes the annual Pride event in Waterloo, typically the first weekend after Fall classes begin (Facebook)
Transcend North Iowa - trans, non-binary, and gender nonconforming social support, education, and advocacy group located in Mason City and Charles City (Facebook)
One Iowa - statewide LGBTQ+ organization focused on achieving equality, advocacy, and education
Iowa Safe Schools - statewide organization focused on LGBTQ and allied youth students