Safe Zones logoAllies are people who work with LGBTQ individuals to help secure their rights, safety and well-being. Offices and individuals participating in Safe Zones are recognizable by a widely publicized and recognizable symbol that designates a Safe Zone.


Become a Safe Zones ally.
The Safe Zones training program teaches you about LGBTQ issues, support, referrals, and how to work to improve our campus climate. Training sessions are available every semester and are free of charge!

Students, staff, faculty are all invited to become allies.


To find out more about becoming an Ally, contact us.


Fill out an application to attend the Safe Zone training to become an Ally.

Completed Safe Zones Training Applications can be sent via campus mail to: Safe Zones , MS 8030, SDSU or returned electronically to csakai@mail.sdsu.edu.

If you are not on campus and want to mail in the application:

Safe Zones @ SDSU
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-6030



You can review the Safe Zone Manual here.

Safe Zones Trained Groups and Departments

In addition to both graduate and undergraduate student allies, Trained SZ Allies are represented in the following campus groups and departments:

Counseling & Psychological Services
Public Safety
Student Disability Services
The Office of the President
Student Health Services
Associated Students
Women's Studies
European Studies
The Cross-Cultural Center
SDSU Hillel
Gamma Rho Lambda