Welcome Home Columbia

Fall 2021 has marked the opportunity to reconnect, strengthen, and rebuild as a community as Columbia's campuses reopened. 2021's Welcome Home Columbia was created as a series of events to bring our community together.
Thank you for joining us!

Interested in learning more about 2021's Welcome Home Columbia?

Learn more about the events we held below.

Columbia Welcome 2021 poster
A series of creative, community-building, virtual and in-person events to welcome all Columbia students.

Events included:

  • Speed Friending
  • Maps and Snacks
  • Justice Through the Arts Fair
  • Virtual Film Screenings
  • Affinity Spaces
  • Low-Lapalooza
Columbia Reflects 2021 poster
A series of events to reflect on what we experienced from 2020-2021, consider the present moment, and look with hope toward what lies ahead.

Events included:

  • Memorial Events
  • Movement Medicine Workshops
  • All-Day Musical Reflection
  • Multi-Faith Service of Music, Reflection, and Hope
  • Antiracism Workshops and Discussions on Race
Columbia Quest 2021 poster
A two-day, team-based scavenger hunt which explored Columbia's incredible resources and campuses. 

Curious about what resources are available to you at Columbia's campuses? Columbia Quest was a great opportunity to explore these first-hand!

See you next time!

Stay tuned for more information about 2022's Welcome Home Columbia event series.

University Life would like to share a special thanks the Office of the President for their sponsorship of Welcome Home Columbia. We would also like to thank all schools, central units and the Office of Public Affairs for their support, including the members of the Welcome Home Columbia Planning Committee, listed below.

Athletics, College of Dental Medicine, Columbia Alumni AssociationColumbia Health, CUIT, Facilities, Global Centers, Graduate School of Business, ISSO, Columbia Libraries, CUIMC Libraries, Mailman School of Public Health, School of Nursing, Public Safety (Morningside), Public Safety (CUIMC), Office of Religious Life, School of General Studies, Columbia Law, School of Professional Studies, School of the Arts, Student Health on Haven