There are numerous opportunities to get involved in the programs and services of OMA. Additionally, OMA advises over 40 cultural and identity based student organizations.
- Alternative Spring Break
Join a diverse group of students on a service learning project during spring break. Projects have a special focus on the intersections between people of color and Jewish communities.
- Black Heritage Month Committee
Join the planning committee. Create events and programs of interest to the Black/African student community.
- Columbia Mentoring Initiative
Acclimate to campus life as new student. Mentor an incoming student. Meet Alumni.
- Cultural & Identity Based Student Organizations
Find a student group that interests you. Become a leader. Make new friends.
- Queer Awareness Month Committee
Join the planning committee. Create events and programs of interest to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and allied student community.
- Queer Peers & Allies
Become a peer adviser. Staff an on-line chat service for LGBT and allied Columbia and Barnard students. Make new friends in the process.
- Latino Heritage Month Committee
Join the planning committee. Create events and programs of interest to the Latino(a) student community.
- Native American Heritage Month Committee
Join the planning committee. Create events and programs of interest to the Native American student community.
- ROOTEd (Respecting Ourselves and Others Through Education)
Become a peer facilitator. Learn how to facilitate respectful and informed discussions about diversity, social power and privilege.
- CU SpeakOUT
Hang a sign. Wear a button or lapel pin. Be an ally! Indicate your support for LGBT students and welcome conversations about sexual and gender identity.
- Sister Circle
Join other women of color. Find community. Support your academic and professional success.
- The Brotherhood of African Heritage Project (The Brotherhood)
Add your voice to campus dialogues. Develop community among men of Black/African heritage at Columbia.
- The Students of Color Leadership Retreat (SOCLR)
Go on a weekend retreat. Fortify your leadership at Columbia, Barnard and beyond while focusing on shared experiences.
- Men of Color Alliance
Join Men of Color in community building through interactive discussion in a supportive, relaxing and fun environment.
Contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs
510 Lerner Hall
New York, NY 10027
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
Intercultural Resource Center
552 West 114th Street
New York, NY 10025