Atlas Center

Gender & Sexuality Resource Center

Location: Shults Center 116

Get Connected

The Atlas Center is part of the Office for Diversity & Inclusive Excellence Education (ODIEE). We offer space and programs welcoming to and inclusive of students, faculty, and staff across the spectrum of gender and sexuality. 

Clubs and Organizations

  • Lambda Association: Celebrates diversity and aims to provide resource information about and support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. Lambda welcomes the participation and support of all, including our straight allies. Lambda's three newest groups: ACE Space, a group for queer people of color, and a group for trans/non-binary students. 
  • Queer Interfaith Network (QUIN): Student group dedicated to learning about and explore the intersection of spiritual and LGBTQ+ identities. 
  • Sexuality & Gender Identities Network (SGIN): Faculty and staff affinity group that supports and promotes the interests and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans*/non-binary faculty and staff of the Nazareth community by social, educational, and political means.

Get Engaged

In collaboration with ODIEE and Lambda, the Atlas Center offers professional learning opportunities and programs that create as well as cultivate a sense of belonging at Nazareth.

  • Fall: Open House, National Coming Out Day, Transgender Day of Remembrance, International Pronoun Day, Harvey Milk & Cookie Film Series, Out For Lunch (LGBTQ+ Educational Workshops), Out of the Box (queer recovery space), Equal-Grounds (study breaks)

  • Spring: Queering Black History Month, Harvey Milk & Cookie Film Series, Pride Week, Out For Lunch (LGBTQ+ educational workshops), Out of the Box (queer recovery space), Transgender Day of Visibility (March)

Get Inspired

The Atlas Center has books, eBooks, movies, and other resources that students and faculty can access and check out. We welcome suggestions for new books or movies – just let us know what you’d be interested in. If you have literature or related materials you would like to donate, please stop by the center.

Feel Empowered

The Atlas Center in collaboration with student organizations and campus departments, strives to provide resources that aid in the success of our faculty, staff and students. We can point you in the right direction, when it comes to:

  • Gender inclusive housing questions
  • Chosen Name and/or Gender Identity Change Forms
  • Locations of all-use/gender neutral restrooms
  • Off-campus LGBTQ+ services
  • LGBTQ+ social resources

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Gender-inclusive bathrooms

Single-occupancy bathrooms are available for people of any gender identity (including those who do not identify with any gender): Gender-inclusive bathroom locations

Multi-color flag and lights on Atlas Center wall

Quick tour

Kylee Ego-Walters '23 gives a tour of the Atlas Center, shared on Naz YouTube.

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For Faculty and Staff

Diversity in Higher Education resources gathered by the Nazareth instruction and reference library >