Resources for Faculty, Staff and Researchers

This is an easy-access page to help you connect with important University resources and policies.

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Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

EOAA has overall responsibility for the University’s Employee Policies and Procedures on Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking.

Student Conduct and Community Standards

SCCS works with schools across Columbia on student academic and behavioral conduct issues, including discrimination and harassment allegations against students. 

Title IX Coordinator

Columbia’s Title IX Coordinator works with EOAA, the Gender-Based Misconduct Office and other campus resources to ensure a safe, welcoming, and harassment free-environment for all students, faculty and staff.

Sexual Respect Website

Columbia's Sexual Respect website details additional confidential and nonconfidential resources for students.

Mental Health and Well-Being

The resources linked below are available if you have concerns about a student’s mental health or well-being:

Additional Resources

Benefits/Human Resources

Contact Columbia Benefits Service Center, for inquiries about medical and dental coverage, retirement, tuition programs and disability, and Human Resources Service Center for payroll and accounting, employment applications and verification, and other policies and procedures.

Community Safety

Columbia Public Safety provides emergency response, assistance with personal threats, security escorts, lost and found, and assistance with law enforcement.

Compliance Concerns

The University's compliance hotline is a confidential channel, by phone and web-based, for employees to report or seek guidance on possible compliance issues. 

Disability Services - to help a student

Disability Services works with faculty and staff to support accommodations for students and accessibility for events and course materials.

Disability Services - for employees

Columbia’s Human Resources Service Center works with all employees self-identifying with a disability.

Research Misconduct

The University defines research misconduct, in accordance with federal policy, as any fabrication, falsification or plagiarism in proposing, performing or reviewing research or in the reporting of research results. 

Immigration & Undocumented Student Concerns

The International Students and Scholars Office is the go-to resource for international students and visiting professors and researchers. For undocumented/DACA student concerns and resources, visit the Office of University Life: universitylife.columbia.edu/daca.

Inclusive Teaching

The Center for Teaching and Learning offers resources, workshops and individualized consultation.

Ombuds Office

The University Ombuds Office is a confidential place to discuss workplace and academic concerns, policies and procedures and many other issues. Ombuds serve faculty, students, staff and alumni and are not part of any formal University process.

LGBTQ Students, Faculty and Staff

Students can register preferred names, which will appear on course rosters. All may use restrooms that are most consistent with their gender identity; campus maps include single-user and gender-neutral restrooms -- see more under "Affirming Protections for Transgender Students," on universitylife.columbia.edu.

Veterans, Active Military Service Members, and their Dependents

Student Financial Services

Student Financial Services and the School of General studies handle resources, policies, and procedures for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.

School of General Studies

Student Financial Services and the School of General studies handle resources, policies, and procedures for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Resilience Center for Veterans and Families

Research and psychological services also are available through the Resilience Center for Veterans and Families at Teachers College.

Center for Veteran Transition and Integration

The Columbia University Center for Veteran Transition and Integration provides programming and support for veterans transitioning to colleges, graduate and professional schools, civilian life, and the workforce.