Get Involved

Whether you want to help plan or attend fun events, work with other students, faculty and staff on inclusion and belonging or be an ambassador for student well-being, the Office of University Life has an opportunity for you!

university life events council

University Life Events Council

The University Life Events Council comprises students from each school who plan activities that connect students all across Columbia.

Committee members can apply at any time throughout the academic year.

University Life Ambassadors

University Life Ambassadors 

University Life Ambassadors contribute ideas, engage with other student leaders, consult with University Life staff, promote events and more. Ambassadors also have opportunities to share their voice, perspectives or experience on timely topics for University Life’s communications channels. 

The 2021-2022 cohort of University Life Ambassadors will come together for an orientation program to learn about University Life and different service options. See more information here, including how to apply to be come an ambassador.

Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging

Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging

The Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging works to identify issues and develop responsive strategies that address students’ experience – in and out of the classroom – around diversity, inclusion and a sense of belonging on campus. 

Join the Task Force. All students, faculty and staff are welcome.

Interschool Governing Board and Student Organization Advising

Interschool Governing Board and Student Organization Advising

The Office of University Life advises the Interschool Governing Board (IGB) and student organizations recognized by the board. We also provide resources and training for graduate student organizations, best practices for event planning and leadership development workshops. 

Make an impact by joining the IGB's executive board! Members of IGB-recognized student organizations are only eligible to run for a position on the IGB Executive Board.

Deadline to apply is Monday, May 3, 2021. Apply here.

For more information, write to universitylife@columbia.edu.

Learn more about IGB.