Academic Support

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At Columbia, students have a range of academic support services available to them. It is your responsibility as a student to figure out which academic support options works the best for your academic success. Academic workshops offered by campus partners are highlighted in the Academic Integrity Pre-Arrival Tutorial Canvas site, which is available throughout the academic year.

Berick Center for Student Advising (CSA)

The Berick Center for Student Advising provides comprehensive academic support to students to assist in your success. Developing a productive advising partnership with your Advising Dean can provide you with knowledge of and a source of academic resource referrals - so that you may plan and prepare during your undergraduate career at Columbia. They can also support through any obstacles or challenges that may impact your academic standing. Berick Center Advising Deans also provide guidance to you as you navigate the Dean's Discipline process when students are involved in an academic integrity case.

CSA Academic Support Resources

Additionally, see below for academic support resources also available for any CC-SEAS undergraduate student!

  • Academic Skill-Building Workshops - 60 minute academic skill-building workshops facilitated by Berick Center staff and peer-academic skill consultants held throughout the semester.

  • CSA Tutoring - Within the Berick Center for Student Advising (CSA) there are tutoring support options for specific courses. For more information visit the website to request a tutor from your Advising Dean.​

  • Getting Things Done - Weekly staff-led group meetings focusing on academic skills including: time management, scheduling, goal setting, wellness, battling procrastination and more!

  • Peer Academic Skills Consultants - one-on-one meetings with a trained peer to work on building successful academic skills including: time management, study methods, note taking, exam preparation and more!

  • Study Group Interest Form - Use this web form to connect with students (virtually or in-person) who would like to create a study group.

Help Rooms 

Help Rooms are academic resource for Columbia College and undergraduate Columbia Engineering students seeking extra academic help.  For more information about the help rooms offered or departmental tutors, contact the relevant department directly. 

Writing Center 

The Writing Center is a great place to get support on all areas of the writing process from scheduling an appointment, to brainstorming, outlining, to revisions on the final draft. Also the Writing Center Workshops are offered free throughout the academic year to support writers with various phases of the writing process, including the productivity writing sessions.

Columbia Libraries

The Columbia Library system has a wide variety of academic resources. For more information on finding great academic sources use the feature "Ask a Librarian", visit or email the reference desk, or attend an upcoming citation management workshop.

Academic Integrity


Alfred Lerner Hall, 6th Floor

Call: 212-853-1772