Support Groups: Fluidity and Shades

Want a safe & confidential group to share coming out stories, explore your identity, and listen to other UIS students? These weekly groups are facilitated by staff from the office and the Counseling Center at UIS.  All inquiries are kept strictly confidential.


Students across the LGBTQIA+ spectrum and their allies meet on a weekly/biweekly basis and discuss topics relevant to their experiences including campus, community and interpersonal situation.


Students of color and those interested in dialogue about the intersections of race, sexual orientation, and gender identity, meet on a weekly basis and organize events together.

If interested in joining the groups send an email to the for location, time, & date. Questions? Contact us at 217-206-8316.