Campus Conversations, Escape the Zoom, and Other Events and Opportunities, 3/29-4/12

March 29, 2022

Dear Students,

Over the next two weeks we look forward to seeing you at these exciting events!

All events listed below are free of charge and open to all students unless otherwise noted.

University Life Events (All events in ET)

  • Campus Conversations (Hybrid). Connect with students from across the University and engage in meaningful, student-facilitated dialogue about identity and inclusion. Make friends, have real conversations, and build community. Food and University Life swag will be provided! Wednesday, March 30 - Thursday, April 28, with in-person and virtual options available. Register for Wednesday, March 30 here or here for Monday, April 4.
  • Love Is Art Competition. Does your art focus on building healthy relationships with both yourself and others? If so, share your artwork for a chance to be featured on our social media channels and win cash prizes. Apply by Thursday, March 31.
  • Escape the Zoom (Virtual). Join the ULife Events Council for this virtual escape room experience. Solve a mystery with your team using clues to escape from a land of snow and ice. The first winning teams in each time slot will win virtual gift cards! Friday, April 1, 1:00-8:00 PM. Register here.
  • CU Film Showcase 2022 (Virtual). The University Life Events Council is hosting a screening of short films created by students throughout the University community. RSVP is required. Thursday, April 7, 6:00-7:00 PM. Register here.
  • Headshots and Hangout at CUIMC (In-Person). Join us for a free headshot and the opportunity to learn more about your personal career style and the University’s career services. For the best photos, we recommend wearing solid colors. Friday, April 8, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Register here.
  • Yoga Class (In-Person). Religious Life offers free yoga classes in Earl Hall every Tuesday evening this semester. No pre-registration is required. Please bring your own mat and arrive 5-10 minutes early to sign in and set up. Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00 PM. Learn more.
  • Multi-Faith Fellowship (In-Person). Students from all schools and traditions are welcome to join Religious Life for dinner, discussion, and multi-faith dialogue weekly throughout the semester. Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30 PM. Learn more.

Racial Justice Mini-Grant Events

  • Mitigating Harm: Building a More Equitable Landscape in Technology (Virtual). Technology has democratized access to information and opportunities, but it has also amplified many of the negative aspects of society, especially for people of color. This conversation will explore the unique impact that technology has on Black and other marginalized communities and what can be done to build a more positive and safe environment. Friday, April 1, 12:30 PM. Register here (Select “Virtual Tech Panel & Workshop ONLY”).

Get Involved with University Life

University-wide Events and Opportunities

Opportunities and Fellowships

2022 Commencement Opportunities

  • Performance Opportunity. Are you a 2022 graduate who would like to sing or sign “The Star-Spangled Banner” and “Lift Every Voice and Sing” at Commencement? Record and submit your audition here by Friday, April 1 at 12 PM.
  • Share Your Columbia Memories. Submit a photo or video of your favorite Columbia memories for a chance to be part of the University’s Commencement celebration!
  • Volunteer for Commencement. The Commencement Office is looking for volunteers to help celebrate the success of Columbia’s graduates! Volunteers will receive a special commencement volunteer t-shirt and hat. Interested? Visit the Commencement Volunteer page for more information or email [email protected].

Find more events and opportunities on University Life’s website, Instagram and Facebook, and reach out to [email protected] with any suggestions or questions.

Have a great week,

Joseph Defraine Greenwell, Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
University Life
Gender Pronouns: He/Him/His

Ixchel Rosal
Associate Vice President for Student Life
University Life
Gender Pronouns: She/Her/Hers