Messages to the Community

Messages From EVP Goldberg

Free yoga, Well-Being Survey prizes, Events Council applications, and Race, Ethnicity and Inclusion Task Force update

April 16, 2018 - In these last days of classes, here are four things you can do for yourself and for our community.


Take the Columbia Student Well-Being Survey!

March 26, 2018 - Today begins the Columbia Student Well-Being Survey, an important way for you to contribute to what we know about campus life, mental health and gender-based misconduct. By sharing your knowledge and experiences, we can work toward specific changes to help inform and strengthen resources, programs and campus life for all Columbia students.

An Update on Columbia's Support for our DACA Students and the DACA program

March 5, 2018 - In this time of uncertainty about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) protection against deportation, I am writing to reiterate Columbia’s support both for our own students with DACA and for the DACA program. 


Join us: Beyond #MeToo; Exploring Race with Claudia Rankine, Whitney Dow and Joy Reid; and Much More

February, 26 2018 - Ever wonder how you can connect with other students from all Columbia schools, together with faculty and staff? Join us this Wednesday and next to find out.



Join the Student Survey Leadership team

January 17, 2018 - Columbia has teamed up with the World Health Organization to do a University-wide survey this spring of all students on campus climate and student well-being. Apply now to be a student leader of the survey team. 

DACA Update: Window to Apply for Renewals

January 17, 2018 - On January 13, 2018 the Department of Homeland Security announced it will resume the application renewal process for DACA students. In light of this announcement and the rapid pace of DACA developments, we encourage students with DACA to apply for renewal as soon as possible.

Columbia Joins Friend of the Court Brief on International Travel Ban

December 18, 2017 - Columbia is among 31 colleges and universities arguing in a friend of the court brief that international students, faculty and staff are vital to their institutions and the world, and that Presidential Proclamation No. 9645 -- the third presidential order banning nationals of Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. -- contradicts the freedom of religion and equality embodied in the First and Fourteenth Amendments.

Columbia Joins Friend of the Court Brief in Support of DACA Students

December 18, 2017 - Columbia is one of 18 universities in a friend-of-the-court brief warning of the consequences of rescinding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.