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Our Mission

The mission of the WKU Pride Center is to support all LGBTQ, questioning, and allied students at Western Kentucky University. The Pride Center works to improve the campus climate for all LGBTQ+ students by advocating for the respect and safety of all members of the campus community through events and educational opportunities. The Pride Center collaborates with other campus programs and groups to support students as they complete their educational goals.

The WKU Pride Center can be used for holding meetings, studying, and hanging out. If you would like to reserve the space for a group meeting, please complete this form.

LGBTQ Student Groups 

QSU Email | LGBTQIA+ Support Group 


Lavendar Graduation Celebration

Lavender Recognition Ceremony

On May 11, 2015, Western Kentucky University held its inaugural Lavender Recognition Ceremony. This is an annual event that builds on the university-wide commencement activities. As an officially supported ceremony, the ceremony celebrates and recognizes the achievements and contributions of our LGBTQ and Ally graduates to the WKU community. The event is held during the spring semester prior to the academic commencement ceremonies.  Learn more




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 Last Modified 9/27/22