Inclusion and Belonging at Columbia

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.

Read meeting notes

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.

Social Justice Mini-Grant Program

The Social Justice Mini-Grant Program was established to highlight the efforts of many students in our community who are deeply engaged in work to advance social justice at Columbia and beyond. 

Resources for Promoting LGBTQ+ Inclusion

Information and a diverse range of resources and supports for students, faculty and staff.

Religious Community at Columbia

Explore religion, spirituality and multi-faith opportunities.


Reporting Bias

Our community’s tools to address bias include a reporting process and the Bias Incident Resource Team, plus resources within schools and various offices.

Racial Justice

Resources, gathered by members of the Columbia students, staff and faculty in partnership with Columbia Libraries. 


Resources for support, legal assistance and more for undocumented students

Graduate Students

Organizations, resources, and offices that serve graduate students.

Disability Services

Supports students with disabilities and helps to coordinate accommodations and services.

Military and Veteran Affairs

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.

Support Related to Discrimination

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, antisemitism, misogyny, Islamophobia, white supremacy, and all forms of bigotry. 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.