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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

August 31, 2015 08:00 am - 05:00 pm EDT
Alfred Lerner Hall
August 31, 2015 08:00 am - 05:00 pm EDT
Alfred Lerner Hall
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Event Date and Time: Tues., June 9, 8:45 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Event Location: Lerner Hall

Students are invited to attend the conference "Future of Urban Innovation: Startups," co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Columbia University.

Session 2 Registration Deadline: Mon., July 6
Session Dates: Mon., July 6 - Fri., Aug. 14

Regular registration for the Summer 2015 semester opened on March 2. Students should refer to the Columbia Summer website to ensure they do not miss a deadline.

Posted: May 29

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) invites students to take advantage of its tutoring services, which include walk-in, peer, and group tutoring.