University of Alberta Students' Union

Landing, The

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Description
Offers a caring space in an open drop-in format, for students, staff, and greater community members with gender and sexual diversity, who seek group or one-on-one support.

Service offers:

  • support for gender and sexual diversity in a space open to students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members

Includes:

  • support for individuals that identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Two - Spirit, queer, questioning, pansexual, intersex, asexual, and more
  • support for family and friends of gender and sexual variant individuals
  • drop-in peer mentorship and support
  • referrals
  • education sessions for students and staff of all genders and sexualities
  • awareness campaigns, advocacy, outreach, and events
  • a resource library with books and zines on topics related to gender and sexuality available for borrowing
  • Spectrum - a peer-to-peer mentorship group and conversation space for LGBTQ+, allied, and questioning students to get together, share, and have fun 
  • group conversations on a range of topics like LGBTQ+ representation in the media to the unimportance of using labels 
  • Trans Meetup Night - a night for trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming people, people of all genders, and gender expressions to socialize and build community
  • Queerness and Faith - a weekly program to discuss the intersections of faith identities and LGBTQ+ identities
  • PoeTiQ - a monthly program to discuss LGBTQ+ representation in poetry

 Does NOT offer crisis intervention services.

Key Provider: students, volunteers
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • drop in
  • or e-mail for more information
Appointments may be required during the summer. All drop-in services cancelled due to COVID-19. Online Zoom meetings available for group peer support and 1-on-1 support, Monday to Thursday 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-492-4949
Fax
780-492-4643
Web Site
http://thelandingualberta.ca
Email
thelanding@su.ualberta.ca
Languages
American Sign Language (ASL); French; Greek; Gujarati; Hindi; Korean; Mandarin; Spanish; Telegu; Urdu - Call ahead for language availability.
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

All undergraduate students at the University of Alberta are members.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Ramp access into building and elevator access to different floors. Includes: 
  • accessible parking
  • automatic doors
  • accessible washrooms
Legal Status
Educational Institution
Last Updated On
January 27, 2020
Address
8900 114 Street
Edmonton, AB, T6G 2J7
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Hours of Operation
Mon
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Tue
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wed
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thu
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM