Student Life

Leadership Workshop RSVP: "Strengthening Club Culture"

A club’s culture can impact everything from how meetings are run, to the kinds of traditions you embrace. Find out how you can influence the culture of your organization to see positive changes, regardless of your level of responsibility!

February 10, 5-6pm, Lerner 401

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About the OMA

Acknowledging our differences is not about separating people but about learning from new perspectives and understanding the social realities that exist and have prevented coalitions within and amon

Dance and Theatre Retreat Spring 2014

Thank you for your interest in participating in the Dance and Theatre group retreat.  Please complete the form below to apply -- we will confirm your participation shortly after the deadline to submit (Monday, February 3 at 11:00am)

The details

Saturday, February 8, 2014
10 am - 5 pm
(attendees are expected to stay the entire time)

On Campus Performing Arts Groups Leadership Experience
Please list below the specific groups in which you have been involved on campus, the position you have held, and in which semester/year you held that position. There is room for 4 positions, you need not fill all 4, however if you have more than 4, please select those which demonstrate the widest range of your experiences.
Leadership Role 1
Leadership Role 2
Leadership Role 3
Leadership Role4

2014 OMA Graduation Cord Nomination Form

Presented by the Columbia Office of Multicultural Affairs, the OMA Graduation Cords are given to graduating seniors in Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the School of General Studies who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to diversity, social justice, and multiculturalism through the OMA, campus leadership, community involvement, academic endeavors, and/or personal dedication. 


GHD Information Session RSVP


Trans @ Columbia

Trans @ Columbia will be a page dedicated to Columbia's trans* community.  Updated information will begin to be posted in Spring & Summer of 2014.

Columbia University Mediation Clinic Referral: Follow Up

Following a mediation between two (or more) undergraduate Columbia College/School of Engineering and Applied Science students, please submit the following information. The information provided below helps the Residential Programs staff to continue to support students throughout their on-campus experience at Columbia University.  This information will be forwarded to the appropriate staff for follow up and documentation in the Maxient incident management system.

I understand that mediation is a voluntary process. I also understand that it is confidential, with limited exceptions (e.g. credible threats of imminent harm) that will be fully reviewed prior to the mediation.

LGBTQ Student Groups

The OMA has several groups catered to the needs to several cultural and identity groups.

Columbia Mentoring Initiative Mentor Application

The OMA Columbia Mentoring Initiative (CMI) is an inter-generational mentorship program that administered through Columbia University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) that connects historically underrepresented first year students with returning students (Upper-Class Mentors) from similar identities, and all students with alumni.  CMI provides students the opportunity to get involved in various "family trees" - Arab and Middle Eastern, Asian, Black, Indigenous, International, Latino, and LGBTQ.  

Demographic Information
I.e. Tribal affiliation, pacific islander, native hawaiin, alaskan native, australian aboriginal, new zealand maori, indigenous to south or central america, etc
Family Tree Preference

CMI Participation

The OMA Columbia Mentoring Initiative (CMI) is an inter-generational mentorship program that connects first years with returning students (Upper-Class Mentors), and all students with alumni.


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