Student Life & Well-Being


See below for a list of campus resources intended to enhance your life as a student and support your well-being. The GSAS Office of Student Affairs is also available to meet with students and make referrals to resources and offices across the university (see contact information at right).

Health & Well-Being

Columbia Health

View information about departments, the Columbia Health Fee, and more.

Dodge Fitness Center

The center features three floors of cardiovascular and strength equipment, an indoor running track, a swimming pool, multi-sport gymnasia, and ten squash courts.
Family & Community

Graduate Student Government

Students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences are represented by two councils, both of which facilitate communication between graduate students and the Columbia administration.

Graduate Student Center

This space brings together graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and faculty from across schools.

Upgraded Printing Accounts

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences covers the cost of upgraded PawPrint printing quotas for doctoral students in Arts and Sciences programs in their funding-eligible years.
Student Life in NYC

Shuttle Buses

The university operates a number of shuttle bus routes.


View detailed information about housing for MA and PhD students, as well as additional housing resources.

Jury Duty

If you are summoned for jury duty as a New York State resident, you may postpone your service once.