Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

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


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

Emergency Resources

On-Campus Emergency Resources

General Information

(212) 854-2284

Urgent after-hours medical and mental health concerns

(212) 854-9797

Columbia University Emergency Medical Service (CU-EMS)

(212) 854-5555

Rape Crisis/Anti-Violence Support Center

(212) 854-HELP

Public Safety

(212) 854-5555 x99 (4-5555 from a campus phone)

Off-Campus Emergency Resources

St. Luke's-Roosevelt Emergency Room

(212) 523-4000

St. Luke's-Roosevelt Psychiatric Emergency Room

(212) 523-5849

Food Insecurity Resources

  • 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 Bank @ Columbia: The Food Bank is a full-service food pantry in Lerner Hall open to all Columbia students. Email or visit The Food Bank @ Columbia 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.