Welcome to The Pride Center!

Our Mission

The Pride Center supports and advocates for the unique academic and social needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer or questioning, intersex, asexual, and pansexual (LGBTQIAP) students to promote personal growth and success. We empower and retain LGBTQIAP and allied communities on campus by cultivating a culture of care and providing a welcoming and inclusive spaces for all members of campus to explore issues related to sexual and gender identity. Through education, engagement, and collaboration with staff, faculty, and students across Cal Poly, the Pride Center contributes to the University's commitment to diversity and a more inclusive and welcoming campus.

The Pride Center Is Here for You!

Pride Center staffers are busy each quarter putting on fantastic events and programs, collaborating with different organizations across campus, and making the Pride Center the welcoming environment it is today. Whether you identify as LGBTQIAP or are allied to these communities, we are here to provide support, share resources, promote leadership, and help you to connect with communities that embrace diversity of sexual and gender identities and expressions.

We are also part of the larger Cross Cultural Centers, and contribute regularly to larger collaborations and intersectional approaches to inclusion across campus. Check out the calendar below to learn more about upcoming services and events!


Work at the Pride Center! Now hiring Graduate Assistants.

Pride Center is hiring two Graduate Assistants for the 2017-18 school year. The GA positions are responsible for helping to run all the center’s programming, mentoring students, and supervising students on day-to-day tasks. Center GA may also be asked to work in collaboration with the MultiCultural Center and the Gender Equity Center. Please see the full job description and application information below.

Job Description

Calendar of Events

Contact Information

Find us on:
  Phone: 805-756-7733
  Email: pride@calpoly.edu
     The Pride Center
     1 Grand Avenue
Building 65 University Union, Room 209 (Campus Map)
     California Polytechnic State University
     San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

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