Events and Opportunities, 8/23-9/6

Welcome Home Columbia, Volunteer for Columbia Quest, Become a University Life Ambassador and Other Events and Opportunities, 8/23-9/6

August 16, 2022

Dear Students, 

Here are events and opportunities to help you connect and engage with the University community as the academic year begins.

COVID-19 Reminder and Monkeypox Information
If you have not already done so, take a moment to review updated COVID-19 policies, required action steps and other important health information for the Fall term.

COVID-19 Community Health Compact: Are you new to Columbia this year? Be sure you read and sign the Compact by September 30th!

If you have questions about Monkeypox, visit the University’s Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page.

Coming Soon: Welcome Home Columbia
You’re invited to Welcome Home Columbia, a series of free, fun events open to all students from all schools happening from September 6-16. 

Events include Speed Friending, Low-lapalooza: Silent Disco, Columbia Quest, Affinity Spaces, and more! Whether you are new or returning this Fall, Welcome Home Columbia is an opportunity to connect with other students and build community as the academic year begins. Learn more and register for events.

Opportunities with University Life

  • Volunteers Needed: Columbia Quest. University Life is looking for volunteers from both the Morningside and CUIMC campuses to help with the Columbia Quest Scavenger Hunt. Sign up here by Sunday, September 4.
  • Become a 2022-23 University Life Ambassador. Passionate about building community at Columbia? As a University Life Ambassador, you can help promote a welcoming, inclusive environment for all Columbia students across all campuses. Apply here by September 18.

Happening Around Campus

Visit University Life’s website, Instagram and Facebook for more information and events, and please reach out to [email protected] with any suggestions or questions.

Take care,

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

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