- Health Services
Health Services (306 Gershman Hall) is available to all students and can provide referrals to professionals in the area who specialize in working with students who are transgender and/or are thinking about making a transition. The Office also serves as a resource for students providing free condoms and confidential HIV and STI testing. The remaining testing days for the fall semester are November 20 and December 4 from 11:00am—4:00pm.
- Counseling Services
Counseling Services (307 Gershman Hall) provides free, confidential counseling and resources to students who are dealing with conflict, anxiety and/or concerns. The office is staffed by trained and licensed mental health professionals as well as a clinical training program with advanced graduate student interns in clinical social work, counseling and soon-to-be creative arts therapies.
OUT@UArts is an open LGBTQ student organization at the University of the Arts that aims to bridge the gap between Broad Street and the Gayborhood. Through discussion, cultural events and outreach through art, OUT@UArts seeks to make a difference for those LGBTQ individuals at UArts, in Philadelphia and also worldwide. For more information, please check out the OUT@UArts Facebook page.
Local LGBT Resources and Links
- William Way LGBT Community Center
Philadelphia-area community center offering social, educational, recreational and support services to the sexual and gender minority community, including peer counseling and social events.
1315 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
- Mazzoni Center
Mazzoni Center offers a full array of primary health care services, mental and behavioral health services, and LGBT legal services, as well as HIV and STD testing, food bank and housing subsidies for families and individuals affected by HIV, support groups, outreach and education programs.
21 S. 12th Street, 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Philadelphia Magazine’s guide to gay events and activities in Philadelphia and the suburbs.
- Philadelphia Gay News
The area’s largest and oldest publication targeted to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. We strive to make the LGBT community more informed about resources in the community and to educate the non-gay community on who we are.