Office of Career Services

MSC06 3710
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
University Advisement and Enrichment Center
Room 220

Phone: (505) 277-2531

LGBTQ

Out for Work

Out for Work functions as a complimentary component in the total educational experience of LGBT students, primarily in the development, evaluation, initiation and implementation of career plans and opportunities. OFW’s programs, resources and services provide assistance to students in the cultivation and enhancement of skills to explore career options, master search techniques and strategies and research employment opportunities.

LGBTQ Student Resources & Support

The guide was produced in part by Point Foundation and Dr. Deb Cohan, two experts in the field of building awareness and support of the LGBTQ community. A few updates to the guide include:

  •  Additional resources for LGBTQ teens and youth
  •  Common hardships faced by LGBTQ college students and how to deal with them
  •  An expanded list of scholarships available for LGBTQ students
  •  Interviews with our two experts, and an array of external support resources

Albuquerque GLBT Chamber of Commerce

At The Chamber, our mission is to build upon, promote and invest in the diverse GLBT business and professional community throughout New Mexico.

To achieve this goal we aim to strengthen the Albuquerque area GLBT business and professional connections as well as to foster productive, enjoyable and rewarding relationships between the GLBT community, the general community and the growing number of GLBT Chamber members by way of networking, development, outreach and learning opportunities. 

UNM LGBTQ Resource Center

Through safety, education, advocacy, and support, the LGBTQ Resource Center serves as a physical environment from which LGBTQ* visibility on the UNM campus can grow. A number of resources offered within the LGBTQ Resource Center’s physical space, as well as and services that reach out further into the UNM community.

Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico

TGRCNM is dedicated to serving the Transgender communities in the state of New Mexico and strives to exist as a clearing house for resources which can support, assist, educate, and advocate for the Transgender population of this state and their families and loved ones. We provide social, educational, emotional, and functional support for all facets of Transgender living and promote mutual understanding, acceptance, and equality to achieve a more positive and healthy society.

Pflag ABQ

We are the Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (Albuquerque, New Mexico) empowering lesbian, gay, bisexual, Transgender and transsexual persons -- and those who love them -- through outreach, personal support, and education.

ACLU- NM

Full, unconditional equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and Transgender people is a top priority of ACLU-NM. The goal of the ACLU-NM legal department is to establish case law and policy precedents that protect or expand civil rights. We use a variety of legal strategies to respond to complaints and to uphold the individual rights guaranteed to all people by the constitution and laws of the United States.

Point Foundation

Point Foundation was established in 2001 to nurture the next generation of LGBTQ leaders. Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential – despite the obstacles often put before them – to make a significant impact on society. By identifying and supporting these scholars, Point hopes to provide a greater level of acceptance and respect within future generations for all persons, regardless of sexual orientation, gender expression, or gender identity. We honor our scholars - their leadership, their acumen, their early involvement in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer causes, and their pledge to make the world a fairer and better place for all.

Affordable Colleges Online

Affordable Colleges Online, created this guide to show LGBTQ students the various on-campus and online resources they can use to help make college a more welcoming and supportive experience. The guide also includes interviews with a pair of diversity experts who lead student inclusion efforts on campuses today.

UNM Gender neutral restrooms – Central Campus (currently identified)

Masley Hall Bldg 68- south entrance- room 104- universal

Ortega Hall Bldg 79- east side-first floor-universal

LGBTQ Resource Center Bldg 20-A- downstairs-universal

Mitchell Hall Bldg 23- first floor-middle of building-universal

UNM Advisement and Enrichment Center Bldg 85- 198A&198B- single occupancy (gendered signs)

Scholarships & Financial Aid for LGBTQ Students