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Quelcome 2024

Tuesday, August 27th, 2:00-5:00pm

Stamp Union Grand Ballroom

Quelcome is a long-running program of the LGBTQ+ Equity Center, in collaboration with the office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy (MICA) and the Department of Resident Life. It serves as the campus-wide kick off for LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff, and is a great way to have fun, meet new people, and learn about community resources. We look forward to seeing you at this year's welcome fest and resource fair!

Special Edition Queer Recess: Cozy Gaming

Monday, September 9th, 12:30-2:00pm

LGBTQ+ Equity Center

Join us for a cozy gaming session! Whether it’s a farming sim to a puzzle game, you can play, chill, and eat snacks.

Special Edition Queer Recess: Popin Cookin Day

Friday, September 13th, 1:00-2:30pm

LGBTQ+ Equity Center

Make some miniature foods with fruity ingredients and just a bit of water! Make them with the Popin Cookin kits and share with your friends!

Rainbow Pan Dulce y Cafe

Monday, October 7th, 10:00am-12:00pm

Stamp Union Juan Ramon Jimenez Room

Special Edition Queer Recess: The Celluloid Closet (1995) Watch-a-long

Friday, October 11th, 1:00-2:30pm

LGBTQ+ Equity Center

During UMD’s Pride Month, watch a historic documentary on queer people and themes in Hollywood entertainment as a whole to support keeping our history alive and known!

Special Edition Queer Recess: Queer Memorabilia Chat

Monday, November 4th, 12:30-2:00pm

LGBTQ+ Equity Center

Bring in a physical object; it can be a flag, a trinket, a piece of clothing, a picture, etc. that is connected to a story surrounding your queer experience. Get a chance to talk about your object while enjoying snacks with others!

Special Edition Queer Recess: Beauty Salon Day

Friday, November 15th, 1:00-2:30pm

LGBTQ+ Equity Center

Right before finals season, we all need to have some time to treat ourselves! Beauty Salon Day is the time where you could do your makeup, paint your nails, and put some cucumber slices on your eyes to help you relax. Meanwhile, we’ll have relaxing music and light refreshments.

Special Edition Queer Recess: HoliDIY Clay Trinkets

Monday, December 2nd, 12:30-2:00pm

LGBTQ+ Equity Center

Come make holiday trinkets out of clay! Turn them into earrings, a bracelet charm, or just as decoration.

Queer Self and Community Care Workshop

Tuesday, December 3rd, 1:00-2:30pm

LGBTQ+ Equity Center

Queer Winter Celebration

Monday, December 9th, 11:00am-2:00pm

Stamp Union Atrium

Join UMD community members for an afternoon of food, music, games and more!