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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 12, 2016 12:00 pm - 03:00 pm EST
Lewisohn Hall GS Student Lounge
February 16, 2016 12:30 pm - 02:00 pm EST
Lewisohn Hall 612
February 17, 2016 04:30 pm - 06:00 pm EST
Lewisohn Hall 612
February 19, 2016 10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Lerner Hall Roone Arledge Cinema
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DOS News and Announcements

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Posted: Jan. 22
Start Date: Spring 2016

The School of General Studies is seeking a student to work as a communications assistant.

Featured: Columbia University in London Info Session
Date and Time: Fri., Feb. 12, 2 - 3 p.m.
Location: 302 Hamilton Hall

Students interested in studying abroad are invited to apply for upcoming opportunities, and to attend events to learn more about various study abroad programs.

Application Deadline: Fri., Feb. 19

The Office of Environmental Stewardship invites students to apply for funding from the Green Fund, which supports student-led projects focused on improving sustainability on Columbia University campuses.