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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

April 23, 2019 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm EDT
Lewisohn Hall, 2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 408, Baer Room
April 25, 2019 09:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Lewisohn Hall, 2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 GS Student Lounge
April 25, 2019 12:30 pm - 02:00 pm EDT
Lewisohn Hall, 2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 408, Baer Room
April 26, 2019 09:00 am - 07:00 pm EDT
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DOS News and Announcements

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Posted: April 8

Registration is open to all students for the Summer 2019 section of the three-point course in Journalism; S3019; Section 001; Call Number74903 - War Reporting: The Coverage of Armed Conflict.

Posted: March 25

Students are invited to participate as extras in video sessions which will be used in upcoming promotional advertising for the school. All sessions will take place at various locations around the Morningside Heights campus and will last approximately 90 minutes. 

Posted: March 5

Students are invited to learn about the Social Enterprise Summer Fellowship Program, supported by the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for students to apply what they’re learning in the classroom with an organization making social change in the world.