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Students with GS Student Life advisors in the GS Lounge.
Under the Office of the Dean of Students, GS Student Life provides programs that build GS's nontraditional student community.
Alumni Affairs Officer with a Columbia GS Student.
Alumni Affairs works with Student Life to present networking and career preparation events for GS students.
General Studies Student Council leaders
The General Studies Student Council organizes events for GS students throughout the year.
Students enjoying a dance party at The Bronx Zoo.
New Student Orientation Program offers events that integrate all four Columbia University undergraduate colleges.
Dean Peter J. Awn addresses Columbia GS graduates and audience.
The School of General Studies Class Day, our college's graduation celebration, is presented by GS Student Life.

GS Student Life, a division of the Office of the Dean of Students, is committed to enhancing the overall nontraditional student experience and empowering the nontraditional student population. We aim to provide GS students with opportunities for social and academic engagement while fostering a strong sense of community within GS, Columbia, and New York City.

Columbia University School of General Studies Student Life provides many programs that explore issues around academics, diversity, wellness, leadership, civic responsibility, and self awareness. Students are encouraged to become involved in all aspects of life at Columbia University.

Upcoming Student Life Events

March 29, 2017 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm EDT
Columbia Alumni Center, 622 W. 113 St., New York, NY 10025 Schapiro Room, 8th Floor
March 30, 2017 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm EDT
Lewisohn Hall 612, Conference Room
April 04, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Lewisohn Hall 408, Baer Room
April 04, 2017 03:00 pm - 04:00 pm EDT
Lewisohn Hall 612
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Application Deadline: Thurs., April 6, 5 p.m.

GS Student Life invites students to apply to serve as Orientation Leaders for the Fall 2017 New Student Orientation Program (NSOP).

Application Deadline: Sun., April 16, 11:59 p.m.

Students are invited to apply for a GS Peer Advisor position with the Dean of Students Office and Academic Resource Center.

Posted: March 10

GS Speaks is a workshop series designed to give students the opportunity to speak in public more often, more skillfully, and with greater confidence.