Would you find it helpful to have a Columbia student answer some of your questions about professors, courses, living in the residence halls, making friends, clubs and organizations, internships, living in New York? What about Columbia alumni to help you figure out your desired career path? Our mentoring opportunities help you connect with others who share their experiences, help you navigate the University and help you get acquainted to important resources.

  • Columbia Mentoring Initiative (CMI): Open to Columbia College and Columbia Engineering undergraduate students, Columbia Mentoring Initiative is an inter-generational mentorship program that connects first-year students (mentees) with returning students (mentors) and all students with alumni. In addition to program-wide intercultural events and collaborative activities for all participants, students have the opportunity to get involved in various "family trees." Learn more about Columbia Mentoring Initiative. 
  • Odyssey Mentoring Program: Columbia College students and alumni can use our new online program to develop long-term mentoring relationships or short and informal connections that can enhance their network and resources. Learn more about Odyssey Mentoring Program.


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