Learn More About Columbia's Commitment to Antiracism
April 2022 update on student-focused initiatives and programs
Read President Bollinger's July 2020 letter
Learn about school-based commitments
Read the mid-year progress reports from Fall 2020
Resources for Promoting Social Justice and Combating Bias
Find organizations advocating for justice across the country and resources related to different identity groups.
Working Group on Inclusive Public Safety
Columbia’s Working Group on Inclusive Public Safety focuses on supporting inclusive public safety on Columbia’s campuses.
The Graduate Initiative for Inclusion and Engagement
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.
DACA and Undocumented Students
Columbia welcomes undocumented and DACA students as part of our community.
Racial Justice Mini-Grant Program
University Life invites students to apply for the Racial Justice Mini-Grant Program and share innovative ideas to address racism, particularly anti-Black racism.
Resources for Promoting LGBTQ+ Inclusion
Information and a diverse range of resources and supports for students, faculty and staff.
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.