Dual and Joint Degree Program News

Apply for the Social Justice Mini-Grant Program

Application Deadline: Tues., Nov. 7

Applications for the Social Justice Mini-Grant Program, an annual program from Columbia University Life, are now open.

Meet a few of the exceptional members of our incoming Undergraduate, Postbac Premed, and Dual Degree classes! 

GS welcomed 495 new students who’ll begin their Columbia University journeys this fall on the Morningside Heights campus.

Application Deadline: Fri., Sept. 15

Students are invited to apply for a locker in Lerner Hall for the fall semester, spring semester, or academic year. A limited number of lockers are available.

As new GS students attended orientation, their parents and family members enjoyed their own day of orientation programming!

Students can now explore Columbia's newly developed Undergraduate Research Opportunities Platform (UROP).

Application Deadline: Fri., Sept. 22 

The GS Mentor Program invites incoming students to apply to be paired with a mentor, and returning students to apply to serve as mentors. 

Application Deadline: Wed., Sept. 27, 12 p.m.
Location: Lewisohn Hall
Exact locations to be confirmed via email to attendees

GS students are invited to enter a lottery to join Dean Rosen-Metsch for lunch and a roundtable discussion to discuss their experiences, life at Columbia University, personal goals, concerns, and more.

    Dates and Time: Mondays, 12 - 1 p.m.
    Location: Baer Room, 408 Lewisohn Hall

    Postbac 101 is a weekly workshop series exploring best practices and common pitfalls of applicants to medical school and other health programs.

    The GS Prehealth Network Program is designed for Postbac Premed and prehealth undergraduate students at the Columbia University School of General Studies who self-identify as underrepresented in medicine.

    Lottery Deadline: Mon., Oct. 9

    40 students will have the opportunity to invite a Columbia or Barnard faculty member to Faculty House for dinner and conversation.

    As the Collective, which graces the walls of the Peter J. Awn Lounge and ARC, celebrates its third round, five GS artists share the stories behind their work.

    Workshop Dates: Thursdays, 12 - 1 p.m., Sept. 21 - Nov. 2
    Location: 408 Baer Room, Lewisohn Hall

    Are you looking for ways to improve your time management and stop procrastinating? The Getting Things Done (GTD) workshop series offers an opportunity to build skills that will help students achieve academic and personal success, providing tips and techniques to break unhelpful habits. Workshops aim to improve a student's approach to studying and tackling assignments.

    Walk-in Location: 403 Lewisohn Hall

    Students are invited to visit the GS Wellbeing Team in-person during the Fall Wellness Walk-in hours.

    AAMC MCAT Update Webinar: Thurs., Oct. 12, 3 p.m.
    MCAT Registration Opens: Tues., Oct. 24 and Wed., Oct. 25, 12 p.m.

    The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has provided registration updates and resources for students interested in taking the MCAT this year. 

    Application Deadline: Tues., Nov. 7

    Applications for the Social Justice Mini-Grant Program, an annual program from Columbia University Life, are now open.

    Community college transfer student, musician, and advocate Enrique Ortiz ‘25GS shares how he’s drawing on past experiences to fuel future passions.

    Application Deadline: Fri., Oct. 6

    The GS Wellbeing team is hiring an office assistant for the fall term. This is an administrative and peer support role for a federal work-study-eligible GS student who’s interested in higher education, student wellness, and contributing to the health and wellbeing of their community.

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