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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

September 21, 2016 02:30 pm - 03:30 pm EDT
Lewisohn Hall 403
September 28, 2016 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm EDT
Lewisohn Hall Baer Room
September 29, 2016 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm EDT
Lewisohn Hall 612
September 30, 2016 09:00 am - 05:00 pm EDT
Lewisohn Hall
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DOS News and Announcements

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Posted: July 26

The Columbia Aging Center is seeking a student to work as a media/web services assistant.

Posted: July 26

The Lang Youth Medical Program at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is seeking students to work as part-time educators throughout the academic year.

Posted: May 18

The Dean of Students Office will hold reduced hours from May 31 to August 26.