Student Groups

Student Organizations

oSTEM For LGBTQ+ students in STEM degree programs.

Pride Alliance a club supporting and advocating for LGBTQ+ people of the general UMD student population.

SmithOUT a club at UMD established for the purpose of creating an official LGBT presence within the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Smith Pride Alliance an affinity group for LGBTQ+ MBA students in the Smith School of Business.

Theta Pi Sigma a gender-neutral, LGBTQ+ focused greek organization.

Greek Alliance a student-run organization that encourages a culture of inclusion for LGBTQIA+ individuals within Greek Life. Greek Alliance also offers workshops to encourage chapters how to make their spaces more inclusive for queer individuals.  Below are Greek Alliance meeting times for the Spring 2019 semester:

2/5: 5:00PM - Jimenez 0120
2/22: 1:00PM - Benjamin 1315
3/7: 3:00PM - Art-Sociology Building 3203
3/26: 4:00PM - Jimenez 1120
4/12: 1:00PM - Benjamin 1315
4/25: 5:00PM - Jimenez 0120
5/8: 4:30PM - Edward St. John 1224

Graduate Students

Although all discussion groups are open to all students, we recognize that grad students sometimes feel out of place when groups are majority undergrad. If you are looking for community, check out the LGBTQIA+ grad students facebook group.

Weekly Discussion Groups, Spring 2019

Discussion groups are a part of the larger LGBTQ+ student organization, Pride Alliance. All groups (except Queer Quests) meet in 2218 Marie Mount Hall (LGBT Equity Center) and are open to newcomers and respectful allies.

 Male-Identified Queers (MIQ)
 For gay, bi+, trans, queer, asexual, etc male-identified students. 

 5PM Mon.

 Ace Space
 For students who identify within the asexual and/or aromantic spectrum. 

 6PM Mon.

 True Colors of Maryland (TCOM)
 For students of color, of all genders and sexual orientations. 

 7PM Mon.
 Bisexuals at Maryland (BAM)
 For students who identify as bisexual, pansexual, or any other non-monosexual identity.


 5PM Wed.

 For women-identified people of all orientations and identities. 

 7PM Wed.

 For transgender students and students questioning their gender. Inclusive of non-binary identities.

 5PM Thurs.

 Queer Quests
 A Dungeons & Dragons group! The group is currently full but visitors and new friends are welcome   to come hang out. Queer Quests is also looking for a second Dungeon/Game Master! If you are   interested, contact master facilitator & dungeon master, Ty Ginter at