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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 01, 2017 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm EST
Lewisohn Hall, 2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 612
December 05, 2017 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm EST
Lewisohn Hall, 2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 612, Conference Room
December 06, 2017 08:00 pm - 10:30 pm EST
January 30, 2018 02:30 pm - 03:30 pm EST
Lewisohn Hall, 2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 403
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DOS News and Announcements

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Posted: Nov. 20

All School of General Studies offices will close on Wed., Nov. 22 at 1 p.m.

Next Event: Workshop: Study Abroad and Other Opportunities
Date and Time: Fri., Dec. 1, 12 - 2 p.m.
Location: 612 Lewisohn Hall

The Dean of Students Office invites first-generation and low income students to gather for regular conversation and community space every other Friday.