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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

November 20, 2018 02:30 pm - 04:30 pm EST
Lewisohn Hall, 2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 GS Student Lounge
November 26, 2018 08:00 pm - 09:00 pm EST
Lewisohn Hall, 2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 GS Student Lounge
November 27, 2018 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm EST
Faculty House, 64 Morningside Dr., New York, NY 10027 Skyline Dining Room
November 28, 2018 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm EST
Columbia Alumni Center, 622 W. 113 St., New York, NY 10025 Schapiro Room, 8th Floor
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Event Date and Time: Tues., Nov. 20, 2:30 p.m.
Event Location: GS Lounge, Lewisohn Hall

Students are invited to join Dean Rosen-Metsch and members of the GS staff for festive food and refreshments and a dramatic reading of turkey poems submitted by students and staff to welcome the holiday weekend.

Posted: Oct. 8

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, based in Hamilton Hall, is now open.