First Year Queer Alliance

FQA's 2014 Fall Semester Kick-off events:

Tuesday, September 2nd at 6pm 

Pizza Party before Campus Life Night, LGBT Resource Center, 1161 Kirkhof Center

Join other first-year students for some free pizza and Q&A about GVSU, the LGBT Resource Center and the First-year Queer Alliance. After the Q&A, the group will walk over to Campus Life Night (in Parking Lot C-East) together to explore and learn more about the over 350 registered student organizations on campus, campus resources, and local businesses and non-profits. 

Wednesday, September 3rd from 11am - 1pm

Big Queer Lunch, lawn outside Kirkhof Center next to Zumberge Pond

Join us for the first Big Queer Lunch of the year! This lunch will be an informal time for students to learn about our weekly groups, First-year Queer Alliance and Loud & Queer. Stop by for some free food and good people!

Beginning September 8th, 2014, FQA meets every Monday at 9pm in the LGBT Resource Center - 1161 Kirkhof.

SIGN-UP for First-year Queer Alliance!

If you have questions about FQA you can email Scott at or stop by the center between the hours of 8am-5pm; Monday-Friday.

Mission of the First-year Queer Alliance

The mission of the First-year Queer Alliance is to support first year LGBT and allied students to develop strategies for a successful first year by creating a connection to GVSU, the LGBT Resource Center, and the queer and allied community.

Through participating in FQA students will:

  • be acclimated and connected to the GVSU community and the LGBT Resource Center
  • be empowered to lead authentic lives
  • learn skills to build lasting healthy relationships
  • develop strategies for a successful first year