The Graduate Initiative is part of Columbia’s commitment to diversity and the success of all graduate and professional school students. Events and workshops offer an opportunity for graduate students to collaborate with and participate in innovative programs and supportive spaces.
Our community’s tools to address bias include a reporting process and the Bias Incident Resource Team, plus resources within schools and various offices.
Resources, gathered by members of the Columbia students, staff and faculty in partnership with Columbia Libraries.
Organizations, resources, and offices that serve graduate students.
Supports students with disabilities and helps to coordinate accommodations and services.
For students who are members and veterans of the U.S. armed forces, including military and veteran student groups.
Organizations, resources, and offices that serve undergraduate students.
Learn more about Columbia's resources for discrimination, harassment or gender-based misconduct.
Use Your Voice
Work with other students, faculty and staff on University-wide inclusion and belonging initiatives.
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 sexual respect and student well-being, the Office of University Life has an opportunity for you.
Our Community, Our Values
“Make no mistake that Columbia rejects racism, homophobia, Islamophobia, white supremacy, bigotry, misogyny. But beyond statements, can we show up as members of one community, especially when we are in a particularly challenging place?”
- Ixchel Rosal, Associate Vice President for Student Life and co-chair of Columbia’s Race, Ethnicity and Inclusion Task Force.