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International @ Columbia 2015 Spring Break Events

Please complete the form to let us know which event(s) you are interested in attending with International at Columbia! ALL EVENTS ARE FREE! These events are for CC and SEAS students only. Space are limited. First come, first served.

De-Stress for Success (still open for R.S.V.P.)

Tuesday March 17, 12:15-1:30 p.m. at Lerner 505L.

Join CPS's Dr. Yaniv Phillips for a FREE lunch and open conversations about how to address stress in a healthy way in all aspects of life.


Questions for ISOP GA Candidates

Dear ISOP GA candidates,

Congratulations on making the shortlist for the ISOP (International Student Orientation Program) graduate coordinator position! Please complete the following questions by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Ideal answers to the questions are between 500 - 750 words in length. This will allow the search committee to get to know you better as they select candidates for in person/Skype interviews.

If you have any questions, please email

For more information about NSOP, please check here: For more information about ISOP, please check here: You have 100 ISOP participants in the room and 11 orientation leaders to help you.
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Days of Dialogue Conference



International Resource Team

The International Resource Team (IRT) is a cross-functional work-team responsible for identifying undergraduate international student issues, and streamlining support by sharing information and col

Your Story: What has OMA meant to your Columbia experience?

In honor of the tenth anniversary of Multicultural Affairs, we are compiling stories from students and alumni about their involvement with OMA and the impact its programs, services, and staff have had on their Columbia experiences.

We are accepting both written and video submissions. Please note the format guidelines for each: 

Student/Alum Information
SUBMIT YOUR NARRATIVE: What has OMA meant to your Columbia experience?
You may submit a written narrative (by providing text in the field below or uploading a file) or a video (by sharing the link or uploading the file). You are welcome to submit both.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
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Career Advice for International Students

Please R.S.V.P. if you plan to join us to dicuss strategies for finding summer internships and full-time employment. Free dinner and advice!

Date: Monday, December 8, 2014

Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Lerner 505 Lounge


ROOTEd Facilitator Application

The ROOTEd team of peer facilitators is trained in issues of power, privilege and oppression and how this translates on a diverse college campus. Facilitators examine their own personal and cultural place in contemporary society through innovative exercises and are trained to be facilitators around diversity issues. 

All applicants must submit supplemental questions along with the application below.

Applicant Information
If undecided, please type "undecided."
The questions are linked at the top of the page.
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Campus Address
Local Address
Include apartment number (if applicable).
Contact Information

Diversity Initiative Grant Application

Through the Multicultural Affairs Advisory Board and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Diversity Initiative Grant is available to Columbia-recognized student organizations to support events that fulfill at least two of the following objectives: foster diversity education, promote multicultural awareness, and create avenues for cross-cultural dialogue.

i.e. lecture, panel, meeting, discussion, film showing and talk back, symposium, conference (Please note that cultural showcases and fashion shows will not be considered for the DIG)
Please include your organizations' funding contribution, projected expenses (i.e. honoraria, tech fees, security fees, catering expenses, marketing costs, and other related expenses) and expected revenue (i.e. ticket sales, donations, and co-sponsorships -- specify organizations, offices, and other sources that have committed financial contributions). Files may use the following file formats: .doc, .docx, .xls, and .xlsx
Files must be less than 2 MB.
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(Total Projected Expenses) minus (Total Projected Funding & Revenue)
(The DIG provides up to $500.)

Programs and Services by Areas

OMA aims to strengthen and enhance the richly diverse fabric of the Columbia community by providing and supporting programs and services in the following areas:


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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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