This Week at Columbia: Events & Opportunities (4/2)

April 02, 2024

Dear Students, 

The New York Primary is today, April 2nd! Don’t forget to vote, if you are eligible. 

Also, come join us for the events below and consider being part of the Ambassador or Events Council student leadership programs. Learn more below.

All events are in Eastern Time, free, and open to all students unless otherwise noted. 

University Life Events & Opportunities

  • Apply to Join the University Life Events Council 2024-25! Be a part of shaping the events and activities that connect students across Columbia. We are now accepting applications for next year’s University Life Events Council! Apply by Wednesday, April 24.
  • Apply to Become a University Life Ambassador 2024-25! 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 by Friday, May 10.
  • Attend the CU Film Showcase (In-Person). Lights, camera, action! Join the University Life Events Council for a screening of short films created by students throughout the University community. Thursday, April 4, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Register here.
  • Grad Hangout: Afro-Caribbean Dance Workshop (In-Person). University Life invites you to join us for our final Grad Hangout of the semester! Led by instructors from Cumbe Dance, experience the energy, passion, and community rooted within Afro-Caribbean dances and rhythms. Wednesday, April 17, 2 - 3 p.m. Register here.
  • LGBTQIA+ Faculty Roundtable (In-Person). University Life, in partnership with the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement, invites you to a roundtable event where Columbia Faculty will share their experiences navigating their identities as members of the LGBTQIA+ community in higher education. Dinner will be provided. Thursday, April 18, 6:30 - 8 p.m. Register here.
  • Virtual Yoga Class. Take a break and relax at this yoga class hosted by Religious Life. Classes will take place virtually on Thursday, April 4, 7 - 8 p.m. Register here. In-person classes resume April 11.  
  • Campus Conversations (In-Person). Learn critical listening skills, manage difficult conversations, and talk about identity. Join a Campus Conversation - you will make a friend, have a real conversation, and build community at Columbia. We’ll be hosting student-led conversations throughout April. Various Times. See all Campus Conversations. 

Social Justice Mini-Grant Spotlight

Learn more about all of the 2023-24 Social Justice Mini-Grantees and their projects.

The Columbia Way: Beyond Commencement
Graduating This Year? The Columbia Alumni Association invites all members of the Class of 2024 to learn about alumni benefits, take professional headshots, and explore career opportunities and upcoming alumni social events. Stop by 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Monday, April 15 and Tuesday, April 16. Register here.

Happening Around Campus

Take care,

Joseph Defraine Greenwell, Ed.D.

Senior 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