LGBTQIA Student Resources

Georgia Tech, including the Office of International Education (OIE), is closed December 24th - December 28th 2018, and January 1st 2019. OIE will be open on December 31st. OIE will reopen on January 2nd and ISSS will resume regular walk-in advising hours for all international students and scholars. Walk-in advising will be available on Wednesday, January 2 from 1pm- 4pm.

Last date for Fall 2018 International Students and Scholars walk-in advising:
Thursday, Dec. 20 from 1-4 p.m.

No International Students and Scholars walk-in advising available:
Friday, December 21 and Monday, December 31

If you are an international student or scholar with an emergency (not related to international student travel documents) that needs attention during the time the Institute is closed, please contact the Georgia Tech Campus Police at 404-894-2500. They will be able to connect you to the Dean of Students on duty.

The Office of International Education (OIE) is committed to supporting LGBTQIA students who would like to embark on an international experience. OIE is a Safe Space where you can come discuss your needs, concerns, and questions about studying abroad as an LGBTQIA student. Below are some resources worth investigating. If you have questions, please let us know by emailing:

-Georgia Tech's LGBTQIA Resource CenterLGBTQIA Study Abroad Information Session
-International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, & Intersex (ILGA) Rights Maps of the worldTuesday, November 6
-UC Davis's LGBTQIA Resource Center's Interactive World Map11am-12pm
-Unpacked: A Study Abroad Guide for Students Like Me - LGBTQ+Student Center #332
-Know Your Resources articleDo you have questions about what the process is, where to go, how to find community/resources 
-Changing Gender Designation on US Passportsabroad, documentation and identification, appearance, etc.? Then this is the session for you! 
-Diversity AbroadRSVP
-NPR Article, "Know an LGBTQ Student Itching to Study Abroad? Here Are Some Things To Think About" 

LGBTQIA Scholarships: visit the scholarship search page and filter the list under the "Mission Driven" section by LGBTQIA to see all options.