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Queer Peer Mentor Program

The Mission of the Queer Peer Mentor Program is to promote the success of UW Oshkosh students of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities, including but not limited to asexual, bisexual, demisexual, gay, genderqueer, intersex, lesbian, pansexual, polyamourous, queer, questioning, transgender, and two spirit. This program helps students expand their potential as individuals and connect with other LGBTQ+ students at UW Oshkosh in a friendly and confidential setting.  

Queer Peer Discussion Board

 If you have a Question about anything LGBTQ+ and would like a quick response, check out our Discussion Board.

 

  • Upper classman
  • International students
  • Transfer students
  • Nontraditional students
  • Students living off campus
  • Incoming first year students
  • Students living on campus
  • Career development questions
  • Coming out
  • Culture, ethnicity, and LGBTQ+
  • Dating
  • Getting acquainted with campus
  • How academic and LGBTQ+ influence one another
  • LGBTQ+ History
  • Myths and stereotypes
  • New relationships
  • Specific questions that need specific answers

 

 

Want a Mentor?

All of our mentors receive training in partnership with the UW Oshkosh Counseling Center. Participants will meet with Peer Mentors for one-on-one meetings in confidentiality.

To request a mentor, please fill out the Mentee application. All information is confidential.

Become a Mentor

The Queer Peer Mentor Program enables peers to mentor peers in the process of developing a positive LGBTQ+ identity and of acclimating to college life.

Mentors will be trained by the UW Oshkosh Counseling Center staff, and are encouraged to attend SAFE Training and Stop the Hate Training.

To become a mentor, please fill out the Mentor application.


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Location & Hours

We are located in the Lower
level of the Campus Center for
Equity & Diversity, Room 005.
Access our office through the  
Irving Avenue entrance.

Monday — Friday 
9 a.m — 5 p.m. 
Saturday and Sunday: Closed 

Contact

Director: Dr. Liz Cannon
Phone: (920) 424-3465
Email:
(All information is kept confidential)