News

Earlier today, Dean Rosen-Metsch sent the following message to students with important news regarding GS Academic Affairs.

The Office of Student Life at GS is hiring two student assistants for the 2022-2023 academic year. Student assistants will support the work of the team including program management and logistics, as well as event support and advertising. 

Application Deadline: Mon., Sept. 26
Start Date: ASAP

On Monday, August 29, more than 750 incoming School of General Studies (GS) undergraduate and Postbac Premed Program students, along with family members, GS staff, and Orientation Leaders, convened at Low Plaza to usher in the beginning of the fall 2022 semester at Convocation and kick off the New Student Orientation Program (NSOP).

Parents and family members of new GS students attend orientation programming to learn about the GS community and resources available to support their students’ transition to Columbia.

The School of General Studies is seeking students to work as social media ambassadors, helping create high-quality, creative content for GS's social media channels, including the Postbac Premed Program and International Dual Degree Programs, as well as representing the School on ZeeMee, the peer-to-peer engagement app for the college journey.

Application Deadline: Fri., Sept. 16
Start Date: ASAP

A few incoming students share their stories, highlighting their experiences and backgrounds before coming to GS—all of it culminating in their enrollment at Columbia University this fall.

After being virtual for two years, the transformative summer boot camp will return in person to Columbia’s campus for the first time since 2019, with an intensive curriculum designed to help veterans prepare for an academic environment while learning strategies to become better students.

Leslie Blanco ‘24GS, a veteran and first-generation college student, shares what she's learned working as an undergraduate researcher this summer.

Among this year's 54 fellowship winners are GS' first Marshall Scholar and second consecutive Truman Scholar.

Columbia World Projects recently announced their inaugural cohort of eight Social Impact Fellows, including three GS students—Peter Brown ’23, Julian Melo ’23, and Machaela Parkin ’24.

As part of the production team of Marvel’s Moon Knight and in her own burgeoning film career, Dual BA alumna Hayat Aljowaily ‘20GS is telling cinematic stories that demonstrate the creative and commercial benefits of expanding representation.

Last weekend—and for the first time in three years—hundreds of GS alumni, friends of the School, and their guests returned to the Morningside Campus to reconnect, celebrate, and enjoy several new and exciting events during Reunion.

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is offering tutoring, reading and argument coaching, and consultations with Columbia University Librarians during summer 2022.

This year, the first cohort of 21 students from the Trinity-Columbia Dual BA Program graduated alongside their peers at GS Class Day. Inaugurated in November 2017, the Program offers students an international educational experience spanning two continents and cosmopolitan cities. 

The Columbia University School of General Studies welcomes alumni, current students, family members, and friends of the School to join us on the Morningside Campus in early June for the largest alumni event of the year! Enjoy conversations, updates, and performances that are open to all.