This Week at Columbia: Events & Opportunities (4/9)

April 09, 2024

Dear Students, 

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

Check out more ways to get involved:

All events below 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.
  • Grab-n-Go Succulent Study Break (In-Person). Drop by for a quick Succulent Study Break! Grab a faux succulent and decorate your new plant. First come, first serve – while supplies last. Friday, April 12, 1 - 2 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.
  • Navigating Disability Disclosure Conversations (Virtual). Join University Life in collaboration with the Office of Disability Services for a workshop exploring how to disclose a disability. We’ll discuss how to navigate conversations with faculty, future employers, and friends, as well as relevant disability policies. Thursday, April 18, 11:30 - 12:30 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.
  • Campus Conversations: LGBTQIA+ Rights & Advocacy (In-Person). This workshop will explore our understanding of LGBTQIA+ identities and experiences, the impact of legislation rooted in heteronormativity and cisgenderism, and how it impacts our livelihoods. Lunch will be provided. Friday, April 19, 1 - 2:30 p.m. Register here.
  • Student-led Campus Conversations (In-Person). We’re hosting student-led campus conversations throughout the month of April. Join a Campus Conversation - you will make a friend, have a real conversation, and build community at Columbia. Various Times. Upcoming topics include:
  • Baccalaureate Service (In-Person). Religious Life invites graduating seniors to participate in this multi faith ceremony. Service highlights include musical performances, reflections, and readings by students from diverse faith traditions, and a custom pin for all graduates who attend. This event is for undergraduate students and their guests. Sunday, May 12, 10 - 11:15 AM. Learn more and register here
  • Yoga Class (In-Person). Take a break and relax at this yoga class in Earl Hall, hosted by Religious Life. Please, bring your own mat and arrive 5-10 minutes early to sign in and set up. Thursday, April 11, 7 - 8 p.m. Learn more.

April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Join Columbia Health Sexual Violence Response for these upcoming events aimed at preventing sexual violence, fostering a respectful community, and supporting hope and healing:

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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