Trans @ Columbia will be a page dedicated to Columbia's trans* community. Updated information will begin to be posted in Spring & Summer of 2014. But in the meantime, check out the student-produced Queer and Trans* Resource Guide 2013-2014.
Resources on Campus:
Changing Gender Markers:
Columbia Health is committed to addressing the health needs of transgender students at Columbia University. Columbia Health's Medical Services and Counsleing adn Psychological Services provide on-campus services or access to off-campus resources that support the needs of people who identify on the transgender spectrum.
Transgender Students, those who feel like their assigned sex at birthd is an incorrect or incomplete description of themselves, may seek individual, customized care with Medical Services provider.
Services may include:
Pelvic Exam & PAP Test
Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening & Treatment
Continuation & Maintenance of Hormone Therapy
Care Coordination, including referrals for initiation of hormones and reassinment surgery
*Students may schedule and appointment with a health care provider at Medical Services to talk about their options.
Mental Health and Counseling
Students may schedule and appointment with the clinician at Couseling and Psychological Services (CPS) to discuss a range of topics to address their mental health needs. In addition, transgender students may attend customized group sessions desginated to meet the needs of participants. Group sessions are led by CPS staff.
The Columbia Student Medical Insurance Plan provides coverage for hormone therapy and reassignment surgery, which are conducted off campus.
Schedule an appointment with a Medical Services provider who can provide more detailed information.
Check out additional information on Columbia's Health Website
GendeRevolution (GendeRev/GR) is the trans* support and advocacy group of Columbia and Barnard. We aim to create safe spaces and advocate for trans* and queer people at Columbia and Barnard, raising awareness about the spectrum of trans* identities and experiences. GendeRevolution embraces an intersectional approach to social justice. Drop by our meetings Tuesday nights at 7 PM, Stephen Donaldson Lounge, Furnald Hall, or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to get in touch.
If you are interested in getting involved or have questions please contact LGBTQA@columbia.edu