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LGBTQ+ Mentorship Program

Mission

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The mission of the LGBTQ+ Mentorship Program is to connect LGBTQ+ students with their peers and the OU alumni with shared interests and/or career paths. We provide educational and social opportunities for participants to establish and build mentoring relationship and a support network centering their LGBTQ+ identity. The program fosters an environment that encourage self-discovery and community advocacy for our participants.

Mentees are encouraged to utilize the LGBTQ+ Mentorship Program, peer mentors, and alumni mentors to build an affirming community, ask questions that helps them navigate the institution, career fields, as well as the society at large. 

Purposes

The program aims to support LGBTQ+ students at the University of Oklahoma by:

•  Fostering a sense of community among LGBTQ+ students at the University of Oklahoma

•  Connecting LGBTQ+ students with resources on campus and around Norman 

•  Providing guidance and mentorship to LGBTQ+ first-year and transfer students