LGBTQIA+ Student Organizations

Since 1970, LGBTQIA+ student organizations have been the foundation for involvement, activism, engagement, community, pride, and leadership. Today, there are numerous LGBTQIA+ student organizations to get invovled with and we encourage students to explore all of the LGBTQIA+ student organizations to find your fit!

Recognized Student Organizations

The mission of the Aromantic Asexual Alliance is to provide a safe and inclusive space for members of the Asexual and Aromantic community along with their allies; to provide support and information for members; to provide a safe and responsible social interaction between the Ace-Aro community at Iowa State and help eliminate acephobia.
The CVM Spectrm is a professional organization for members of the CVM community that identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and straight allies. The organization is open and welcoming to all staff, professional students, graduate students, undergraduate students, faculty, and technicians related to the CVM community.
Delta Lambda Phi is a social fraternity established to enhance the quality of life among all men by creating an inclusive and diverse environment with dignified and purposeful social, service and recreational activities.
Gamma Rho Lambda Omicron Chapter is a social sorority for the LGBTQ and Ally community. GRL of ISU exemplifies the qualities of acceptance, diversity, unity and trust, which provides a network of assistance in the areas of scholastic guidance, emotional support, and community service while ultimately developing the life-long bonds of sibling-hood. We are all committed to creating a diverse, safe, educational and scholastic environment. We are inclusive and welcome all races, sexualities, nationalities, systems of belief, and world-views. We ultimately support the LGBTQA community, while affecting social change in the Ames, Iowa community.
Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is about working to represent and advocate for LGBTQIA+ students in the STEM field. We aim to foster an inclusive STEM community and LGBTQIA+ leadership. We are open to all students from any major who appreciates STEM and want to work for substantive diversity.
The Pride Alliance's mission is to provide a safe space where student's and guests can discuss and learn about the LGBTA community, their sexual orientation and gender identity, have support in their acceptance of themselves and others as we strive to eliminate homophobia and heterosexism in all aspects of life on and off campus.
The Queer* Graduate Student Association is open to all Iowa State University graduate students who identify within the LGBTQIAA community. Our main purpose is to provide social opportunities to connect ISU LGBTQIAA graduate students across disciplines. In addition, it also allows graduate students the ability to network with each other in both personal and professional capacities. Professional possibilities could be research collaborations, helpful strategies for teaching, or other career related items.

Start A New LGBTQIA+ Student Organization

For more information on the process to start a new recognized student organization, please visit the Student Activities Center.