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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

February 23, 2017 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm EST
Faculty House, 64 Morningside Dr., New York, NY 10027 Ivy Lounge
February 24, 2017 10:00 am - 02:30 pm EST
February 24, 2017 10:00 am - 02:30 pm EST
Lewisohn Hall
February 28, 2017 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm EST
Lewisohn Hall 612, Conference Room
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DOS News and Announcements

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Posted: Feb. 7

The Columbia University Office of Multicultural Affairs, Barnard College Student Life, and The School of General Studies Student Life, invite students to attend a series of programming to celebrate Black Heritage Month.

Posted: Jan. 31

Students who wish to participate in the May 2017 Class Day and Commencement ceremonies must schedule an appointment with their advisor by March 13 to apply for graduation.

Event Dates and Times: Fridays, 3:30 - 5 p.m.
Location: 101 William and June Warren Hall, Columbia Law School, 1125 Amsterdam Avenue

Students affected by the recent executive action on immigration are invited to join the Office of University Life and the International Students and Scholars Office for private information and discussion sessions.