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The Commission for LGBT People offers a Mentoring Program to match undergraduate students with faculty and staff mentors.

The Commission for LGBT People is a body appointed by the chancellor to advise on planning, implementation, and evaluation of university programs, policies, and services designed to improve the status of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people on the Knoxville campus.

The Commission, in its role as an advocacy group, is committed to the protection and advancement of LGBT students, faculty, and staff at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

The Commission for LGBT People (CFLGBT) has created a survey in response the LGBTQ+ open forums that were held in Fall 2017. The CFLGBT seeks to understand the perspectives, needs, and experiences of LGBTQ+ employees at UT in order to (1) develop and implement programming to better meet the needs of LGBTQ+ employees at UT, and (2) advise Chancellor Davenport on how to begin addressing the needs of LGBTQ+ employees at UT. All responses are confidential and will be used solely for the two purposes outlined above.

Please see the link below to complete the survey, and share widely throughout your units. Also, please note the survey can be completed anonymously if the individual desires.

Visit our LGBTQ+ Calendar for updates on LGBTQ+ events on campus and in the community!

We, the Commission for LGBT People of the University of Tennessee, stand for inclusion, equity, and diversity on our campus and in our community. We stand together in opposition to ideologies that threaten, promote, and engage explicit, implicit, and systemic oppression, hate, and violence on our campus and in our community. We are committed to promoting student, faculty, and staff safety, well-being, and inclusion, through active advocacy efforts with campus administrators and community partners. Vol Means All.

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