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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual and Ally (LGBTQQIAA)

LGBTQQIAA resources are here to help the University of North Georgia (UNG) community be a safe place for all students, faculty and staff, and provide the UNG community with the information and support they need. 

Resources
Gainesville Campus
Dahlonega Campus
  • Tara Overzat, M.S., LPC, NCC
    Assistant Director, Multicultural Student Affairs
    Gay Straight Alliance Staff Advisor
    tara.overzat@ung.edu 
  • Melissa Lockaby
    Student Ombuds
    melissa.lockaby@ung.edu 
  • Office of Student Counseling - Dahlonega 
    (706) 864-1819
Oconee Campus
Hotlines

LGBT National Hotline - 1-888-843-4564
The Trevor Project - 1-866-488-7386
LGBT National Youth Talkline -1-800-246-7743

Safe Zones

What is Safe Zone?Safe Zone Sticker

  • An area or person that is tuned in to peace-keeping and respectful treatment of people, regardless of personal bias.  A safe space acknowledges that oppression, in all forms, exists and must be challenged – first by creating a climate where one can expect to be free of harassment.  Next, having the ability to report incidence of LGBT and other bias harassment to caring individuals who will enforce the safe zone.  (Georgia Safe Schools Coalition)
  • This sticker indicates that the person has received Safe Zone training. (See attached image)

Safe Zone Allies

  • How to be an Ally
  • (This section will list faculty and staff members who have been through safe zone training and have given permission for their contact information to be listed on the website.)
Gender Neutral Restrooms

Dahlonega 

  • Downtown Office Building: 1st and 3rd floor, and room 233
  • Dunlap Hall: 219
  • Hoag Student Center: 404 & 405
  • Library Technology Center: 136 & 137
  • Memorial Hall 128
  • Plant Operations: 145 & 146
  • Stewart Center: 312, 310, 307, 243
  • Student Recreation Center: 205

Gainesville 

  • Library: 113 (Faculty/Staff - [S/F])
  • Student Center 122
  • Watkins: 123 (S/F), 124, (S/F), & 198
  • Science: 140, 141, 235, 236 (all labeled S/F)
  • Administration: 126
  • Testing Center: All restrooms in facility are gender neutral 

Oconee

  • Administration 116
  • Building 200: 200
  • Building 500: 579
  • Facilities Building

Cumming

  • None

Blue Ridge

  • All restrooms are gender neutral

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