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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

December 06, 2016 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Off-campus
December 07, 2016 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm EST
Lewisohn Hall Baer Room
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DOS News and Announcements

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Featured: Global Health Research for Undergraduates (IFAP)
Deadline: Mon., Dec. 5

Students are encouraged to apply for upcoming fellowship and study abroad opportunities offered around the world.

Next Date and Time: Thurs., Dec. 8, 11:15 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Office of Admissions, 5th Floor, William and June Warren Hall

Columbia Law School invites students to attend Visitation Day, where they will have the opportunity to learn about the admissions process, meet with current students, and take a tour of the law school and library.

Application Deadline: Mon., Jan. 9

Students are invited to apply for the Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) I Fellowships for advanced Arabic language study for the 2017-2018 academic year.