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Residential Life

Residence Hall Leadership Organization (RHLO)

Leadership skills begin at home, and the collegiate experience of the Columbia residence halls helps to develop these skills further.

Make Smart, Safe, and Responsible Choices -- In and Out of the Classroom

Residential Programs and Judicial Affairs and Community Standards are responsible for holding students accountable for behavior that is inconsistent with community values or policies.  Depending on

Tips on Successful Community Living

Whether you are placed in a Carman double, share bathrooms or lounge space in John Jay, Furnald, or Wallach, or live in a suite in Hartley, you will learn the importance of community agreements and

Extension of the Fraternity & Sorority Community

A moratorium on new extension efforts is currently in effect from the Office of Residential Life-Fraternity & Sorority Life and supported by the Dean of Undergraduate Student Life through 2017.

New Member Summit Survey

This survey is intended for new members who have attended the New Member Summit. Please fill it out completely in order to help the Fraternity and Sorority Life staff and student leaders make the most out of the New Member Summit program. 


New Member Discontinuation Form

This form is to be completed within 48 hours after a voluntary discontinuation of new member education from a student. 

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Fraternity and Sorority Life staff at


Statement of Shared Values

About the Statement

In the fall of 2010 the fraternity and sorority community was challenged to define what it meant to be Greek at Columbia University.

New Member/Pledge Roster Submission

Upload your file using the template provided.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: xls xlsx.

Summer RA Waitlist

Thank you so much for applying for the summer RA position at Columbia this summer. This year we saw an unprecedented number of highly qualified candidates. While we unfortunately do not have any spaces available currently, we'd like to offer you a space within the alternate pool.

If you would like to be considered for the position, should one become available, please simply fill out the form below. 

A member of the Residential Programs team will reach out to you should we be able to offer you a summer RA position. 


Summer RA Acceptance

You have been offered a Summer RA Position for the Summer 2015 term with Columbia University's Office of Residential Programs. Congratulations! We believe you have all of the qualities we are looking for in a terrific RA this summer. 

If you accept our offer, please be aware that you are agreeing to meet the following position requirements, as noted in more detail on the full position description.

Key Time Commitments:



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Residential Life


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2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: (212) 854-6805

Fax: (212) 854-6815

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