Student Voices on the Compact

During this extraordinary time, maintaining a healthy Columbia community is more important than ever!
Many students are doing their part by becoming Student Ambassadors or sharing their reasons for following the Columbia Community Health Compact. See their videos, blogs and vlogs, and let us know what you think!
Write to [email protected] to send feedback or ideas.

#KeeptheCompact

Students from across Columbia share their personal motivations for following the Columbia Community Health Compact and their experiences as a student at Columbia during the time of COVID-19.

If you have something you'd like to share, write to us.

Vlogs

Erika Mitsui, VP&S
Erika Mitsui, VP&S

In this second installment of her vlog, follow along with Erika, a medical student, as she studies for exams and shares how she relaxes and decompresses throughout the semester.

Erika Mitsui, VP&S
Erika Mitsui, VP&S

Join Erika as she returns to campus and reflects on what it's like to be a student during this extraordinary time. #StayHealthy #KeeptheCompact.

Maya Castronovo, CC
Maya Castronovo, CC

Spending lots of time indoors?
See Maya and her Barnard College roommate Naomi Rubin's delicious tips for remaining entertained.

Blogs

Emma Shahid, SPS
Emma Shahid, SPS

Emma shares her top tips for maintaining her health and well-being during this pandemic.

Nicole Saldarriaga, SoA
Nicole Saldarriaga, SoA

Nicole reflects on what it's like to be a student during this extraordinary time and opens up about how she started writing again. #StayHealthy #KeeptheCompact. 

Nicole Saldarriaga, SoA
Nicole Saldarriaga, SoA

In her second blog, Nicole shares how she finds valuable workspace in every corner of her apartment. #StayHealthy #KeeptheCompact.

John "Jack" Fant, VP&S
John "Jack" Fant, VP&S

Jack writes about how his daily routine has been impacted by the pandemic, walking us through a day in his physical therapy rotation and downtime with his roommates.

John "Jack" Fant, VP&S
John "Jack" Fant, VP&S

Jack shares his thoughts on what key attribute has helped him stay on track with his studies during COVID-19.

Students on the Compact