Annual Programs

Join UMass Lowell programs supporting the LGBTQ+ community!

Queer Peers Program

The Queer Peers Program is a peer-to-peer mentoring program open to freshman and first-year transfer students to be mentees and sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students to be mentors.

The Queer Peers Mentors provide emotional and social support through the transition from high school to university. The mentors connect mentees to resources and to each other. Learn how to sign up for Queer Peers.

Lavender Celebration

The LGBTQ+ Resource Center celebrates our amazing LGBTQ+ graduates. All are welcome to this celebration as the center honors all the accomplishments of the students graduating who identify within the LGBTQ+ community.

The celebration will occur on May 13, 2025, from 2-4 p.m. in LGBTQ+ Center UCC 380 at University Crossing. The deadline to register is May 2. Any questions can be emailed to:

Opening Week Welcome - LGBTQ+ Resource Ice Cream Social

During the Opening Week for each Fall semester, we host an Ice Cream Social to introduce new students to the LGTBQ+ Resources on campus.

Coming Out, Coming Together - October Events

Every October, we host of series of events to celebrate Coming Out, Coming Together month. Have questions? Feel free to email:

Check back later for dates and times.

Annual Drag Show

Each February, the university hosts a Drag Show featuring professional and amateur performers from our community!

Thursday, October 24, 2024 at 7-9 p.m. in Moloney hall, University Crossing. The deadline to apply for Drag Show is October 17.

If you would like to learn about these and other programs, check out the LGBTQ+ Resource Center Facebook or email: