Welcome to the University Life website!

The Office of University Life is your hub for University-wide student life information and initiatives.

Upcoming Events

CU @ Miller: Exclusive event for CU students - Composer Portraits, featuring Katie Soper's "Ispa Dixit".

Saturday, October 27, 2018 7:00pm

Meet, mingle, and enjoy free food and drinks with fellow Columbians at this special, students-only reception in the Miller Theatre lobby.

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#WHYISTAYED: The Complexity of Domestic Violence with Beverly Gooden

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
12:00pm to 2:00pm

A talk by social activist Beverly Gooden, creator of the #WhyIStayed hashtag and global movement, as part of Relationship Violence Awareness Month.

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Register for Fitness Passes and Classes by Nov. 1 (Physical Ed & Recreation)

Thursday, November 1, 2018 10:00am

Deadline to register for Group Fitness Pass, Functional Fitness Pass and Specialized Class Registrations is Nov 1st! Register ONLINE at PEREC.COLUMBIA.EDU

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Messages to the Community

Resources for support in light of Hurricane Michael

Oct 10, 2018 - The Columbia community is thinking of those of you with family and friends who may be affected by Hurricane Michael. There are several on-campus resources that can offer help during this difficult time.


Supporting all of our students on campus

October 4, 2018 - The safety and well-being of all of our students at Columbia is fundamentally important, together with the exchange of ideas and a deep commitment to diversity of both identity and viewpoint.  


Your ticket to University Life at Columbia

September 4, 2018 - Welcome – and welcome back – to Columbia! At the Office of University Life, we think about how you can participate and plug into the University community, with campus-wide conversations, fun events and more. Here’s a quick list to jump-start the new school year...



On immigration policies and community support

June 26, 2018 - In light of today’s Supreme Court ruling related to a ban on immigration that primarily affects individuals from Muslim-majority countries, and recent disturbing news of fraught situations involving immigration enforcement at U.S. borders, we reiterate Columbia’s fundamental commitment to welcoming students, faculty and staff from around the world.


Student Resources

Health & Wellness

Access comprehensive physical and mental health services at Columbia.

Inclusion, Diversity & Belonging

Organizations, resources and other offerings for a richly diverse community.

Compliance and University Policies

Information about the Rules of University Conduct, and other essential Columbia policies.

Maps & Locations

Find your way around campus, plus dining, libraries, gender-neutral restrooms, ATMs and more.

Our 2017-18 Year in Review

See the new, exciting and ongoing developments in the University community this year.

Take a look at some of our 2017-18 year.