To foster a vibrant and welcoming community through organizational advising, leadership development, advocacy, diversity education, community programming and civic engagement.

While each office is distinct, collectively they offer a variety of programs, services, resources, and leadership opportunities that:

  • Promote an inclusive community that values mutual respect, appreciation and acceptance of various identities
  • Encourage individual students and groups to act responsibly and accept accountability for their words, actions and behaviors
  • Provide experiences for students to identify goals, discover passions, and enhance personal, interpersonal, and professional skills
  • Create opportunities for students to develop connections with our campus, the Columbia community, alumni, New York City, and the global community
  • Collaborate with students in creating, maintaining, and further enhancing community traditions
  • Advocate for, support, and inform students of available resources to help empower them
  • Encourage participation in activities that promote community standards and social responsibility

Community Development


510-515 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: (212) 854-3612

Fax: (212) 854-9801

Office Hours
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

Student Groups & Events

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