Support.....Education.....Advocacy

The Women's Center is ...

  • a welcoming space for all genders
  • a place to learn about women's and gender issues
  • a quiet location for studying, relaxing, and socializing
  • a place to develop and act on your social justice interests

Browse our website or stop by the Women's Center in 127 McGuffey Hall between 8am-5pm (7:30am-4:30pm summer hours) to learn more about the Center's programs and resources.

"The Women's Center is a place of learning and thought for me. I learn how to become a leader on the issues that mean most to me here." (Jessie)

Tickets for the March 10 (4-5:30pm, Shriver Heritage Room) Celebrating Global Sisterhood event are now available at the Shriver Box Office (students free; others $5). Seating is limited! 

Women's Center Events

  • Women's Equality Day

    Women's Equality Day

    The Women's Center and League of Women Voters of Oxford co-sponsor a voter registration drive on Women's Equality Day, commemorating women's suffrage.

  • The Clothesline Project

    Clothesline 2013

    An annual display of t-shirts made by survivors of violence against women and their allies.

  • Celebrating Global Sisterhood

    Celebrating Global Sisterhood Award Winners

    Typically held in early March, this event celebrates women of color and women's global connections. It features a guest speaker, student testimonials, global cuisine, and awards and presentations.

  • Women's Read-In

    The Women's Center and University Libraries co-sponsor the annual Women's Read-In where participants read or perform their own or others' work. Participants may also simply observe.

  • Women's Leadership Celebration

    Leadership Award Winners

    Each spring the Women’s Center partners with other campus units to acknowledge and celebrate women's leadership at Miami through the Women's Leadership and Male Ally Awards. 

Get Involved

  • Join a Campus Group

    There are several student organizations that focus on issues of gender and sexuality. They include F-Word (Feminists Working on Real Democracy), Black Women Empowered (B.W.E.), Love You Like A Sister (L.Y.L.A.S.), Women Against Violence and Sexual Assault (Waves), MARS, and Spectrum. See the HUB for a complete list of student organizations.

  • Take a WGS Class

    The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGS) is is a dynamic, interdisciplinary program in the College of Arts and Science that investigates how our lives are affected by gender race, class, age, sexuality, religion, (dis)ability, gender identity, and nationality. Both a WGS major and minor are available to undergraduate students. The WGS program also offers 2 thematic sequences and a graduate concentration.

  • Apply for a Women's Center internship

    2014 Interns

    Our student interns enrich their Miami experience through education, activism, and leadership development.

  • Do a Practicum at the Women's Center

    Graduate Practicum Opportunity

    Work directly with undergraduates and help coordinate Women’s Center programs. Flexible to meet your interests!

  • Create Your Own Experience

    Are you looking for ways to get involved in social justice or community outreach activities related to women's and gender issues? Do you have a project that you'd like to develop and implement? Need some help talking through your ideas and identifying opportunities or resources? Stop by the Women's Center and speak with our staff.