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Pride Resource Center
209.946.2512
pridecenter@pacific.edu
McCaffrey Center, 1st Floor
Colleen Smith
Associate Director, Gender Equity & Pride
209.946.7709
csmith1@pacific.edu

CONTACT US

University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211
209.946.2011

Pride Resource Center

The Pacific Pride Resource Center, located inside the Intercultural Student Success Department in the lower level of the McCaffrey Center, provides resources for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGTBQIA) community, friends, and family at Pacific.

The Pride Resource Center welcomes a diverse population of ethnic, religious, political and cultural values while promoting understanding and acceptance for those marginalized as a result of sexual/gender orientation.The Pride Resource Center supports a campus environment that is free from prejudice, harassment, and violence towards affiliated individuals and organizations. We provide educational programming, social activities, and advocacy with the goal of enhancing safety, tolerance and quality of life within the Pacific community.

The Pride Center supports members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, intersex, and asexual community, as well as their friends and family. The objectives of the Pride Resource Center are to:

  • Provide a safe space
  • Raise awareness about issues important to the LGBTQIA+ community
  • Coordinate educational programs that address the needs and concerns of LGBTQIA+ individuals
  • Create opportunities for peer and professional support
  • Provide a wide variety of resources, materials, and information to the Pacific community
  • Promote a campus environment that is free from prejudice, harassment, and violence towards LGBTQIA+ individuals and allies

The Pride Resource Center offers various resources to Pacific's campus, including:

  • Safe Zone Training
  • Diversity Training Workshops 
  • Awareness events and programming
  • Coming out support
  • LGBTQ+ Media library including books, magazines, and DVDs
  • Meeting and event space for Intercultural Student Success Affiliated Student Groups 
  • A safe space for members of the LGBTQIA+ community and allies