Pride Center

  • Pride Center Programs


Video: Welcome to the Pride Center of Your University Student Union

The Pride Center offers a friendly and welcoming space for the everyone in the LGBTQIA+ community on campus. Watch this fun video and see how to make a whole bunch of new connections.

Here’s more good news: The Pride Center is the perfect place to Be You.

Weekly and Monthly Pride Center Events

Tuesday Talks (Weekly)

Tuesday Talks: Let's Talk About It. Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., Pride Center, University Student Union

Tuesday Talks is a weekly LGBTQIA+ discussion group that provides a safe space for students to share their experiences and discuss topics facing the LGBTQIA+ community. Topics will be chosen by participants in attendance and may include: bisexuality, queer people of color, relationships, sex, gender identity, etc. Allies are more than welcome to attend to show their support of the community!

7 – 8:30 p.m.*
Pride Center, Sol Center (2nd Floor)
University Student Union

Tuesdays, 5 – 6:30 p.m.*
Pride Center, Sol Center (2nd Floor)
University Student Union

*If you’re arriving late, please enter quietly and join the conversation.

LGBTQIA+ Coffee Nights (Weekly)

LGBTQIA+ Coffee Nights: Socialize & Connect. Thursdays, 5-7 p.m. Pride Center, University Student Union

On Thursday evenings, we host a coffee night for the LGBTQIA+ community and its allies to socialize and connect in a safe environment. Join us in taking a break from studying to relax with friends while enjoying some free coffee and snacks.

5 – 7 p.m.
Pride Center, Sol Center (2nd Floor)
University Student Union

T-Time (Weekly)

T-Time: Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., Pride Center, University Student Union

Do you identify as transgender, gender questioning, genderqueer or believe that you fit outside the gender binary? Come join our dynamic discussion. Unlike our other events, T-Time is a group only for CSUN students who identify within the trans* community as gender-non-conforming and/or are questioning their gender identity. Trans* students may being an ally to T-Time for support. To learn about the trans* community, please attend an LGBTQIA+ from A to Z presentation or visit the Trans and Non-Binary Gender Resources page for more information.

7 – 8:30 p.m.
Pride Center, Sol Center (2nd Floor)
University Student Union

QTPOC Conversations (Weekly)

LGBTQIA+ People of Color: QTPOC Conversations. Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m., Pride Center, University Student Union

Designed specifically for Queer and Trans* People of Color (QTPOC), QTPOC Conversations is a closed, safe and welcoming space to explore topics surrounding the intersection of LGBTQIA+ and POC identities. It’s all about helping you with navigating the CSUN campus, bridging communities together and any other topic you wish to discuss. We are here for you.

7 – 8:30 p.m.
Pride Center, Sol Center (2nd Floor)
University Student Union

Karaoke Nights (Monthly)

Grab your friends and come to the Games Room in the USU to take center stage and belt-out your favorite hits, new or old! Whether it’s your first time with a mic, or you can sing like a pro, this is your time to shine. Enjoy free food and participate for a chance to win some great prizes. 

Select Wednesdays
8 – 10 p.m.
Games Room (Across from the SRC Entrance)
University Student Union

Annual Pride Center Events

Generation Pride — Fall

Join us and introduce yourself to CSUN’s friendly and encouraging community of LGBTQIA+ students, allies and resources before your first day of classes! Generation Pride is your chance to begin developing a supportive network of LGBTQIA+ peers and allies. You’ll also find out about all of the services on campus designed to fit your needs and learn about fun and impactful involvement opportunities. We look forward to meeting you!

Beyond the Binary — Fall

In honor of Bisexuality Visibility Day, come join us for an informative celebration of non-binary sexualities! Enjoy an opportunity to watch performances by bisexual individuals, learn more about what it means to identify as bisexual, and share you own experiences regarding your non-binary sexuality with other similarly identified individuals. Be visible, be you, be proud, and be validated at this unique event.

National Coming Out Day — Fall

Show your support for the LGBTQIA+ community and celebrate this national holiday with the Pride Center. Enjoy a fun afternoon filled with activities, arts and crafts, entertainment and snacks with all types of Matadors. Embrace who you are with your friends, and just #BeYou.

Trans* Empowerment Week — Fall

Transcend beyond LGB and come out to empower our transgender community with the Pride Center of the University Student Union. Join us to explore and create vital resources to uplift Trans*, genderqueer, gender non-conforming and non-binary individuals.

Mix ‘n’ Mingle — Spring

Start out the spring semester by meeting people in the LGBTQIA+ community at CSUN through interactive activities and learning about all of the resources available on campus. LGBTQIA+ allies are welcome to join for this night of fun and friendship in a comfortable environment too!

Queer in Your Career — Spring

Join us at Queer in Your Career, a one-of-a-kind networking opportunity where you can discuss the issues of coming out and being out in the workplace. Enjoy a compelling panel discussion and networking dinner with professionals from a variety of career fields and learn all about their personal experiences.

Rainbow Graduation — Spring

Enjoy a memorable ceremony featuring speakers, food and a special presentation of scholarship awards while honoring the graduating members of the CSUN LGBTQIA+ community. Allies are welcome to participate in Rainbow Graduation too.