Options for Completing Your Participation

Ready to get started? Choose one of the options below.

Campus Conversations

Campus Conversations, a dialogue-based initiative, is centered on building community by offering students a way to talk about identity and community across campus. For the Community Citizenship Initiative, University Life has organized Campus Conversation events where you can meet other students across the University to engage in student-facilitated dialogue about identity and inclusion. Just select one of the events below to fulfill your requirement! Learn more.

University-Wide Workshops

Find updated information about workshops available to all Columbia University students that satisfy CCI component requirements via the websites below.

School-specific Workshops

Some schools may have additional options for their students. You may select your school's workshop and participate with your classmates! Register early to guarantee your spot. Learn more

Mailman School of Public Health

Columbia College/School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

School of Professional Studies

School of Nursing

Video Collections

The video collections include several TED Talks and are grouped into the four categories below. Select ONE of the collections and after you’ve watched it, answer the related questions. Answer at least three out of five correctly to receive credit for this option.

Choose from the following video collections:

Online Tutorials

Complete an interactive 30-minute online tutorial about diversity, identities and communities. You will receive an email confirming your participation within a few days of completion. If you are not able to access the tutorial, please write to [email protected] and provide your UNI. 

Take the tutorial.

Independent Projects

Choose a project that aligns with your interests or professional development goals, to do either on your own or with a small group. Write to [email protected] for more information or visit Courseworks to learn more

How to Check Your Completion Status

You can check your completion status here; all options which you've successfully completed will have a green check next to them.

Remember, you only need one green check to fulfill your participation requirement, however, you are welcome to complete as many as you like.