Safe Zone

​Safe Zone

San Jose City College is committed to offering equal opportunities and education for all students regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. There are many resources available to you as listed below.


Safe Zone Training

  • Safe Zone training online through Kognito Inc a ½ hr module 
  • Safe Zone training online plus a workshop for a total of 1 hour 
  • Safe Zone Train the Trainer through the CARS grant from the State Chancellor’s Office and by the Safe Zone Facilitator 
  • Please see instructions on how to complete training below!


Awareness on Campus & in the Community

  • Yearly program for National Coming Out Day
  •  Gay/Straight Alliance Club
  • Safe Space outreach for LGBTQ students on campus

Local LGBTQ Groups & Organizations

Local LGBTQ Community Center

Local LGBTQ Cultural Center

  • San Francisco LGBT Center
    1800 Market Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102
  • James C. Hormel
    Gay and Lesbian Center
    San Francisco Public Library
    100 Larkin Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102-4733
    415-557-4433 (TTY)

Local LGBTQ Resource Center

Safe Zone Training

How SJCC Staff Can Complete Safe Zone Training

To complete Safe Zone training please complete the following steps:

  1. Go to the course information page
  2. Click on “Create an account.”
  3. Fill in information- choose any password
  4. Choose your POV as to your job then choose Next Step
  5. Pull down the menu and choose “San Jose City College.”
  6. When you get to the “What is your age,” it will look as though you are done and you will wonder how to continue- look at the scroll bar on the right and slide it down and there will be more questions.
  7. Then it will say “Creating an account.” This is very very important- make sure to choose LGBT on Campus because you need to get into that module. You will see it at the bottom. If you do that wrong then it is very hard to get back to the LGBT on Campus.
  8. Click "Launch"
  9. There are a bunch of questions – you can either chose SJCC and answer them or skip those and chose “done”
  10. Then you are in
  11. You will receive a certificate at the end
  12. Those wishing a placard that work at SJCC, please alert me

​Contact Us

Contacts On-Campus

Safe Zone Program
Joseph King, Facilitator

Gay/Straight Alliance

Student Life Office
(currently inactive)

Student Health Services

SJCC Supporting Page
San Jose City College