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.


People with cancer need blood products to survive. Please give the gift of life and donate to help your friends, family and colleagues live
Make a difference in the life of a child by volunteering as a mentor in the Read Ahead reading program

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 Wednesday, November 11, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.