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Multicultural Affairs Advisory Council First-Year Application

The Multicultural Affairs Advisory Council (MAAC) is a collective of four distinct student advisory boards: Student of Color Advisory Board (SOCAB), Queer and Trans Student Advisory Board (QTAB), International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) and First-Generation Student Advisory Board (FAB).

Organized by Multicultural Affairs, MAAC is composed of Columbia College and Columbia Engineering undergraduate students and works towards a more respectful, accountable and socially-just campus environment. In partnership with students, student organizations, Multicultural Affairs and campus partners, it strives to continue creating a university community in which students of all identities are supported, valued and celebrated. 


  • Application Deadline: Sunday, September 9, 11:59 p.m.
  • Interview Notification: Tuesday, September 11
  • Interview Dates: September 11 to September 20  
  • Selection Notification: Friday, September 21 
  • MAAC Fall Retreat for Board Members: Saturday, September 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Multicultural Affairs Advisory Board (MAAB) is a group comprised of a broad-representation of students from Columbia College and the School of Engineering and Applied Science who work collectively toward continually enhancing the programs and services of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, evaluating the needs of our diverse undergraduate student population, identifying relevant campus issues, and promoting a campus environment of inclusion, self-awareness, intercultural engagement, and social responsibility. 

Multicultural Affairs


505 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: 212-854-0720

Fax: 212-854-6972

Office Hours
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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