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PLEASE NOTE: The University is implementing a delayed start to the fall semester. Information and FAQs are available on the Return to Grounds website and the Fall 2020 Student Resource website, which will be updated frequently.

All events on Grounds are cancelled until further notice.

Trans & Gender-Diverse Resources

This page includes Frequently Asked Questions and resources for trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming students at UVA and beyond. If you have any questions about trans student support or want to get connected to community at UVA, please contact Alex Winkowski, Program Coordinator - LGBTQ Student Services at alexw@virginia.edu.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The University of Virginia1 is committed to creating a welcoming environment for our trans, non-binary, and gender nonconforming students. This set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) is designed to provide information from various University stakeholders to answer common questions in one convenient online location. For more information, please do not hesitate to contact any of the referenced University offices directly. We are here to support you.

Name and Gender Updates/Changes

Housing 

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Healthcare Services

University And Charlottesville Community Resources 

If you are a student at UVA-Wise, please contact the Office for Compliance and Inclusion for support and assistance.
 
 

Additional Resources

Local

Cville Pride Trans Resources

  • Cville Pride's mission is to create a vibrant, visible, and inclusive LGBTQ community presence in Charlottesville, Albemarle, and the surrounding region that promotes equality through events, education, outreach, and advocacy.

Side by Side

  • Side by Side is dedicated to creating supportive communities where Virginia’s LGBTQ+ youth can define themselves, belong, and flourish.

Regional

"Trans in the South" Guide

  • A directory of more than 400 Southern health service providers that the Campaign for Southern Equality team has confirmed to be trans-friendly and trans-competent. Available in both English and Spanish.

National

Trans Student Educational Resources

Trans LifeLine - (877) 565-8860

  • A non-profit hotline staffed by transgender volunteers for trans people who are experiencing difficulty or crisis.