Get Involved

Queer life at Brandeis continues to be vibrant. Want to get involved?


Triskelion (Trisk) is Brandeis' GLBTQA student group. General Trisk meetings are held on Thursdays at 8 p.m.  in Shapiro 328. Trisk welcomes students of all genders and sexualities to all club events.

In addition to weekly club meetings, Trisk has several branches that also hold meetings:

TransBrandeis is a Trisk group that meets to discuss transgender issues and life on campus. Two major projects that TransBrandeis is involved in were developing a gender-neutral housing program and creating gender neutral bathrooms around campus. For more information and to get involved, join the email list.

The Sex and Sexualities Symposium (SASS) is an intellectual discussion group that meets weekly in the Intercultural Center to discuss issues surrounding sexualities, gender and sex. SASS also holds an annual undergraduate sexualities research conference in April. SASS currently meets from 7:30-8:30pm on Mondays in the ICC Lounge.

Shalem is a queer Jewish student group is officially affiliated with both Triskelion and Hillel. Subscribe to their listserv! Check them out on facebook! Contact Sara Fried for more information.

The Queer People of Color Coalition (QPOCC) provides a community and support system for queer people of color.

The Queer Resource Center

The Queer Resource Center (QRC) provides confidential peer counseling with a trained staff, dorm raps and a library of books, movies and other resources.

QRC Office Hours are Monday-Thursday, 1:00-7:00pm, or by appointment.

The Queer Resource Center is located in the Shapiro Campus Center, room 328. The center can also be reached by phone at x63749 or e-mail.

Check QRC out on facebook or for more information, visit their website!

The Queer Policy Alliance

The Queer Policy Alliance (QPA) is a group aiming to build a dialogue with public officials in order advocate on behalf of all LGBTQ citizens, to educate the Brandeis community about the fight for LGBTQ rights on a national and global scale, and to provide local outreach to the Waltham community. QPA is a bi-partisan organization and all are welcome! Weekly meetings: Tuesdays at 9:30 in SCC 315.


QueerGrad is a group of graduate students from all three graduate schools. Sign up for the mailing list or join them on facebook.