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Undergraduate Student Life

LGBTQ Student Groups

The OMA supports and advises several groups catering to the needs to cultural and identity groups. Here are some of the groups for our LGBTQ community and their allies.

Columbia Queer Alliance (CQA)

Since 1967, the Columbia Queer Alliance is proud to continue its legacy of pioneering activism and social justice, breaking down barriers and fostering strong, engaged communities along the way. We have continued to stand up, speak out and organize for queer students and their allies by facilitating educational workshops, open forums, speaker series, and social events such as First Friday.



GendeRevolution is Columbia’s first organization devoted solely to equal rights for transgender individuals. We aim to provide safe spaces on campus for all gender non-conforming and trans members of the Columbia community.


Proud Colors

The overall objective of Proud Colors is to implement a comprehensive action program to promote an understanding of the past, present, and future experiences, problems, and needs of queer students of color. One of the functions of Proud Colors is to further knowledge and acceptance of the queer of color community through discussions, lectures, and other social events. Proud Colors also serves as an independent social, political, support, and discussion group and welcomes all people concerned with the advancement of the interests queer of people of color.


GS Alliance

The GS Alliance is a group dedicated to the unique concerns and interests of the nontraditional stydent LGBTQ and ally community. We welcome students from all Columbia schools and are open to all orientations and gender identities. GS Alliance is a support group, a social club, an activist's haven, and anything else that we need to be for each other.



The LGBT Organization of Barnard College but is open to students of all school affiliations, sexual orientations, and gender identities. Q provides a safe space for queer students to meet, mix, mingle, and come together as a community. Our weekly

Graduate School Student Groups

The majority of the graduate schools of Columbia University offer LGBTQ related student clubs and programming.  Many of the groups and their events are open to students from other colleges, including the undergraduate schools. 


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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