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Pride Center

 Message from the Lead Coordinator of LGBTQ+ Initiatives

Samuel Byrd

The Pride Center is one of our campus cultural centers housed in the Cross Cultural Centers (CCC's) at Cal Poly, along with the MultiCultural Center (MCC) and Gender Equity Center (GEC) and the Men & Masculinities program. We have amazing events and services all year long. To learn more about what we do check out descriptions of our annual, quarterly, and bi/weekly programs below, or find a calendar with all of the CCCs events and services. We hope you will join us and take advantage of all the Pride Center has to offer! For more information about our services and events, please contact the Pride Center at, via telephone (805)756-7733, or just come on by the Pride Center in UU 209 to speak with one of our friendly Pride Center staff members.


Note on Facilitated Dialogues

Most services listed here are designed to support under-represented students at Cal Poly. They aim to create connections and a feeling of family and community on campus. Given the intention of these services is to create a safe-space, these gatherings are NOT for extra credit purposes or for class participation.


Samuel Neil Byrd, MED NCC

Lead Coordinator of LGBTQ+ Initiatives 

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