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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 20, 2019 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm EST
Lewisohn Hall, 2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 408, Baer Room
February 21, 2019 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm EST
Columbia Alumni Center, 622 W. 113 St., New York, NY 10025 Schapiro Room, 8th Floor
February 26, 2019 12:00 pm - 01:30 pm EST
Lewisohn Hall, 2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 GS Student Lounge
February 26, 2019 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm EST
Lewisohn Hall, 2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 408, Baer Room
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Posted: Jan. 15

The Alumni Center is seeking a student to work at the front desk on Monday evenings and occasionally assist with special event set-up.  

Posted: Nov. 13

Undergraduates in Columbia College and School of General Studies have free access to DailyChatter, an international daily newsletter whose mission is to help you know the world better.

Next Event: Anthropology 
Event Date and Time: Fri., February 15, 5 - 7 p.m.
Location: 457 Schermerhorn Extension 

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