Health and Wellness

GS students have access to a wealth of resources at Columbia that support health and wellness.

Food Insecurity Resources

  • GS Health and Wellness: GS students may email for information and fast access to food any time of year.
  • Emergency Meal Fund (EMF):  During fall and spring semesters, Columbia University’s Dining Office offers vouchers to the dining halls on campus. For more information, email

Student-Run Initiatives

  • The Food Pantry at Columbia: The Food Pantry at Columbia is a full-service food pantry in Lerner Hall open to all Columbia students. Email or visit The Food Pantry at Columbia's website or Facebook page for more information.
  • CU Meal Share on Facebook (requires Facebook login): Students with excess meals on their plan are able to swipe another student into campus dining halls. CU Meal Share helps students connect and plan a swipe. Students may also post about free food opportunities on campus.
  • NYC Assistance: Visit to learn more about the resources available through Hunger Free-NYC.


Students with questions about health and wellness resources are encouraged to contact