Ally/Safe Zone Program
Designed to introduce concepts, terminology, and resources related to sexual orientation,
gender identity, and gender expression. This training is offered each October and
Promotes self-identity within each individual, communicating and encouraging the acceptance
of LGBTQ+ identities, reaching those in need, and raising awareness of local LGBTQ+
resources. Involvement includes both LGBTQ+ people and allies.
A community organization committed to non-violent advocacy for the rights of all humans
with an emphasis on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities and other
minority sexualities. Uses a combination of visual action, education, and social support
to change misinformed hatred and prejudice to acceptance and goodwill.
UAFS recognizes that members of the campus community may not use the name that they
were assigned at birth as it does not reflect their identity. UAFS seeks to promote
the comfort and safety of students who wish to be identified by a name other than
their legal name by displaying a student's preferred name on their Lions ID as well
as in Banner, Blackboard, and Navigate.
To submit a preferred name request, visit the Registrar's Office on the second floor
of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center or submit a request via your UAFS email to
the Registrar’s Office at Registrar@uafs.edu.
UAFS has made an effort to include gender-inclusive facilities that align with individuals’
gender identity. UAFS recognizes the psychological and physical concerns that are
associated with using restrooms that may not align with one’s gender identity. As
such, UAFS has included facilities that accommodate the needs of all its community
If you find that one of the restrooms on our map/list is labeled incorrectly, please
contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.