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Undergraduate LGBTQ Student Organization
RU-PRIDE provides a safe and nurturing place for LGBTQA people to make connections and form community. This group ensures that the many voices within the LGBTQA community are heard and valued while addressing current and pressing concerns of today related to gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation. Extensive information on LGBT resources is available on RU-PRIDE's website, http://lgbt.newark.edu; much of it is organized below for quick, centralized access. To contact RU-PRIDE: email@example.com
RUTGERS LESBIAN GAY BISEXUAL TRANSGENDER CAUCUS
RU-N Law School Student Organization
The Rutgers Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Caucus was organized in 1976. Its main objectives are to represent the interests of the gay and lesbian students of the school; to encourage the study of law affecting gay and lesbian people; to educate the general school community on important issues relating to the rights of gays and lesbians; and to provide information, leadership, encouragement, and debate on the important issues affecting gays and lesbians, such as the right to marry and divorce, the right to privacy, the right to be free from employment and public accommodations discrimination, the right to child custody, and criminal law reform. The organization coordinates efforts with all schools in the metropolitan area and with national professional organizations such as Lesbians in Law and others.
Rutgers University Offices
The Counseling Center offers R-N Students short-term individual counseling, group counseling, workshops, drug and alcohol assistance, recovery support, and referrals to recovery housing and additional resources.
The LGBTQ & Diversity Resource Center, located in Conklin Hall Room 232, offers RU-N students a variety of resources, support services opportunities to get connected to and involved with the LGBTQ Community on campus.
Career Services provides programs and resources to assist LGBT students and alumni with such issues as locating "gay- and lesbian-friendly" employers and "coming out" during the job search or at work.
The Women and Genders Studies program at RU-Newark offers a minor in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies. For more information, stop by the WGS office located in Conklin Hall Room 243.
Joined Rutgers: 1946
Campus Size: 38 acres, 33 buildings
Interim Chancellor: Philip Yeagle
Undergraduate Majors: 40+
Graduate Programs: 20+ (JD, MA, MBA, MFA, MPA, MS, Ph.D.)
Athletics: 14 NCAA Division III women and men's teams
Enrollment (fall 2012)
Full-time Faculty: 585
Faculty with Terminal Degrees: 99%
Full-time Staff: 770
Male/Female Ratio: 50:50
Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
Nations Represented: 100+
On-campus Residents: 1,280
Basic Type: Research Universities (high research activity)
Special Classification: Community Engagement