Columbia University in the City of New York


Columbia’s Sexual Respect and Community Citizenship Initiative, which is required for new students and returning students who have not already completed the program, will offer a greater variety of programming options and give students more time to finish the requirement than last year.

What does it mean to be part of this University community?  Columbia, after all, is the size of a small city, with more than 50,000 of us affiliated, including students, faculty, staff and many others.

In response to this question, the Office has three focal points: student life, intellectual life, and community citizenship. 

Office of University Life

On Thursday, Oct. 8, the Office of University Life will livestream its inaugural AWAKENING OUR DEMOCRACY forum, "The 'American' Dream, Immigration and Belonging."

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The event, which takes place in Pulitzer Hall, can also be viewed via Columbia University's official YouTube channel.

Join the conversation: Follow @ColumbiaULife on Twitter and Instagram; Columbia University Life on Facebook.

Important information and resources

A message from Suzanne Goldberg regarding the AAU Survey

Office of University Life

Law professor, a gender law expert, served as University President’s Special Advisor on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response