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Our Campus Community

The college experience is about more than grades. Learn about the components of campus life that help make Columbia a home away from home for our students.


The arts at Columbia reach beyond the classroom and take advantage of our location in the City of New York.

Athletics and Recreation

From intramural and club sports to physical education classes to the NCAA Division I Columbia Lions, there are a number of ways for students to get involved.

Center for Career Education

The Center for Career Education helps students and alumni develop the skills to achieve their career goals.

Community Expectations

All members of our community work together to create a safe and welcoming environment, and work together to uphold the policies and procedures regarding participation in our community, including academic integrity and living on campus.

Diverse Perspectives

From a diverse student population to work, internship and study abroad experiences around the world, Columbia’s reach goes far beyond New York.

Food & Dining

Students have access to healthy and affordable options, both on campus and in the surrounding neighborhood.

Housing & Residential Life

Housing and Residential Life work together to enhance the student experience and build community.

Religious Life

The Office of the University Chaplain stewards campus religious life through worship services, fellows programs, and regular community gatherings.


Public Safety is committed to making our campus and its surrounding environs as safe and secure as they can possibly be.

Student Life

Regardless of their interests, there are countless opportunities for students to get involved on campus.

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