LGBTQIA2S+ Support

LGBTQIA2S+ Support 

Cypress College is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all students, including our LGBTQIA2S+ students. 


LGBTQIA2S+ Liaison

The Cypress College LGBTQIA2S+ Liaison serves as a point of contact for the needs of the LGBTQIA2S+ faculty, staff and students. Their primary goal is to assist in creating a safer and more inclusive learning and working environment for queer individuals at Cypress College and supporting. If you need support for yourself or for supporting others, or if you have any other LGBTQ+-related needs or concerns, please contact the campus LGBTQ+ Liaison: 

Jenelle Herman (she/her/hers)
jherman@cypresscollege.edu 


Name Changes 

Students can update their chosen name and pronouns. Please visit https://bit.ly/CC-ChosenName and follow the instructions. Contact the LGBTQIA2S+ Liaison if you have any questions or concerns. 


Pride Center 

Humanities Building, 3rd Floor, Room 311 

The Cypress Pride Center is a resource center and inclusive lounge space for LGBTQIA2S+ students, employees, and allies to build relationships, study, get support, and access resources. The Center hosts a Lavender Welcome each semester, a Lavender Graduation at the end of each spring semester, weekly Queer-Straight Alliance student club meetings, and other workshops and events throughout the year. Students and staff work together through the Pride Center to increase queer visibility and representation, intersectional awareness, and inclusivity across the campus.  


Queer-Straight Alliance Student Club 

The Queer-Straight Alliance is the official LGBTQIA2S+ student club on campus. The primary focus of the club is community and connection with other queer folks. The club also participates in many campus events, attends queer conferences, and assists in educating the campus on queer identities and experiences. Learn more about by visiting the club’s Instagram @CypressCollegeQSA or joining the club’s Canvas (https://bit.ly/CCQCanvas). 


Stay Informed! 

If you want to be sure to always stay informed regarding LGBTQ+ events, resources, and information, please complete this opt-in form to be added to our email list: https://bit.ly/QStudentInterestForm.  

To find out more… 

  • visit our website at https://bit.ly/CCQResources,  
  • come to our Pride Center located in the Humanities Building, 3rd floor, Room 311 during the fall and spring semesters, or 
  • contact the LGBTQIA2S+ Liaison at jherman@cypresscollege.edu or (714) 484-7000 x48739 (please include your name and contact number). 

Normal Hours of Operation:  

Mon - Thurs    12:00 pm – 2:00 pm 

Fri                    Closed