The Office of Government & Community Affairs (GCA) is the University’s primary liaison with federal, state, and local government, as well as with residents, community leaders, and civic organizations in surrounding neighborhoods. The office serves as a gateway to Columbia, responding to a range of inquiries concerning the University.  GCA staff also manages Columbia Community Service (CCS), a program through which Columbia faculty and staff contribute to local non-profit organizations.  The office also has special responsibilities with regard to development of the university's campus expansion in Manhattanville and the associated West Harlem Community Benefits Agreement.

announcements

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Columbia University’s fall 2014 blood drive campaign is dedicated to increasing awareness of this disease.

The Office of Government & Community Affairs invites you to an information session on congressional and other internship opportunities in Washington D.C in Lerner Hall's Broadway Room on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.