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Undergraduate Student Life

Trans @ Columbia

Trans @ Columbia will be a page dedicated to Columbia's trans* community.  Check out the student-produced Queer and Trans* Resource Guide 2013-2014.

Resources on Campus:

Gender Neutral Bathroom Map

Gender Neutral Housing-Open Housing Policy

Changing Gender Markers:

Name and Address Change Procedure

Changing your Drivers License

Understanding Passport Gender Change Policy

Amending your Birth Certificate

Transgender Health

Columbia Health is committed to addressing the health needs of transgender students at Columbia University.  Columbia Health's Medical Services and Counsleing adn Psychological Services provide on-campus services or access to off-campus resources that support the needs of people who identify on the transgender spectrum.

Medical Services

Transgender Students, those who feel like their assigned sex at birthd is an incorrect or incomplete description of themselves, may seek individual, customized care with Medical Services provider.

Services may include:

  • Chest/Breast Exam
  • Pelvic Exam & PAP Test
  • Prostate Exam
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening & Treatment
  • Continuation & Maintenance of Hormone Therapy
  • Care Coordination, including referrals for initiation of hormones and reassinment surgery

*Students may schedule and appointment with a health care provider at Medical Services to talk about their options.

Mental Health and Counseling

Students may schedule and appointment with the clinician at Couseling and Psychological Services (CPS) to discuss a range of topics to address their mental health needs.  In addition, transgender students may attend customized group sessions desginated to meet the needs of participants.  Group sessions are led by CPS staff.

Off-Campus Services

The Columbia Student Medical Insurance Plan provides coverage for hormone therapy and reassignment surgery, which are conducted off campus. 

Schedule an appointment with a Medical Services provider who can provide more detailed information.

Check out additional information on Columbia's Health Website 

Student Organizations:

GendeRevolution (GendeRev/GR) is the trans* support and advocacy group of Columbia and Barnard. We aim to create safe spaces and advocate for trans* and queer people at Columbia and Barnard, raising awareness about the spectrum of trans* identities and experiences. GendeRevolution embraces an intersectional approach to social justice. Drop by our meetings Tuesday nights at 7:00 p.m., Stephen Donaldson Lounge, Furnald Hall, or send us an email at to get in touch.


If you are interested in getting involved or have questions please contact

Multicultural Affairs


510 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: 212-854-0720

Fax: 212-854-9801

Office Hours
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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