Register now for Oct. 14 Safe Zone training

The Office of LGBTQI Life will hold its next Safe Zone training on Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 2 to 5 p.m. in Alumni Hall, Room 201.

Register for Safe Zone training here.

The Safe Zone program aims to create a visible network of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex individuals and their allies by providing an avenue through which any member of the Vanderbilt community can show their support.

The program also creates an educational experience through the Safe Zone workshop. The three-hour Safe Zone workshop encourages students, faculty and staff to explore their personal identities, cultural identities, privilege, and what it means to be an ally. After attending the workshop, participants have the choice to take a Safe Zone placard.

The visible Safe Zone placards extend a physical safe space for LGBTQI students and their allies throughout campus. This program also creates ongoing educational experiences between Safe Zone members and the Vanderbilt community that encourage students, faculty and staff to explore cultural identity, values and stereotypes in order to better understand how these issues impact the greater community.

Safe Zone is run through the Office of LGBTQI Life, an entity of the Office of the Dean of Students.

If you have any questions or would like more information about the Safe Zone program, please contact