“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead


Dear LGBTQ+ Familia and Allies,

Welcome to the University of Miami's LGBTQ Student Center, where 'U' belong! The center is the H.E.A.R.T. of the UM LGBTQIA+ community. We provide a Holistic approach to Educating and creating Awareness and advocacy on issues that impact the community. Using Restorative practices, we strive to Transform, inspire, and strengthen our community. We intentionally create opportunities for student engagement and leadership development. 

This year will bring many new changes for us as a Center. Expect it to be an incredibly busy and exciting year. Over the summer we will be revisited our mission, vision, and set new goals. We planned an extensive calendar for the upcoming academic year and found ways to continue to make the work we do impactful and synergetic. This year will be a growing and learning year for us all.


With much love & respect,

Gisela P. Vega, Ed. D.

LGBTQ Student Center Director