LGBTQ+ SUPPORT

WELCOME LGBTQ+ Community! 

MJC is proud to address your needs as we work with you to provide resources, a safe environment in which to share your experiences, and the information needed to reach your personal goals. We are proud to serve LGBTQ + students because we believe in upholding student equity.

MJC LGBTQ+ Advocates Mission Statement

The MJC LGBTQ+ Advocates are dedicated to support the advancement and education for students, staff, faculty, and allies in accordance with MJC's Equity Plan, California Community Colleges Chancellor's office, and California State Law.

LGBTQ+ FlagWHAT IS LGBTQ+?

LGBTQ+ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender — but the plus that is usually included after the acronym encompasses a list of other identities that fall under the queer umbrella. The "+" aims to include those who identify as queerintersexasexualdemisexualnon-binarygender fluidpansexualpolyamorousquestioning and many more

A message from California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley
A message from California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley  

 

Promoting a Safe & Secure Campus for All

We're looking forward to working with you. See directory for appropriate service area and/or stop by one of our Pathways Center for appropriate referral. You may also reach out to MJC LGBTQ+ Liaison, Liz Camboia.

COVID-19-RELATED STRESS AMONG LGBTQ+ UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: RESULTS OF A U.S. NATIONAL SURVEY

Canvas - Preferred Name Process

  1. Email Cheryl Chavez to update your preferred name in Canvas - chavezch@yosemite.edu
  2. You will receive an email when the update has been made to the master list.
  3. Recommended - Email your instructor (s) to let them know as there can be some confusion when the Canvas name is different than the name in Piratesnet for submitting final grades.

Add Pronoun in Canvas

  • Pronoun options and steps for updating in Canvas

  • Pronouns Matter - What pronouns are and how to use them

How to Update Name & Add Pronouns to Your Zoom Profile

  • Update your name, and or add pronouns for all meetings

Change Your Name in a Zoom Meeting

  • Update your name, and or add pronouns to your last name after the meeting has started