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.


Each week explores a theme in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Design, and Math

Dates:  July 5 to September 2, 2016  Loacation:  121st Street and @ Broadway (just behind Columbia University Teachers College)

Make a difference in the life of a child by volunteering as a mentor in the Read Ahead reading program

Columbia University’s Community Scholars Program is seeking nominations and applications for its next class; the deadline has been extended to Thusday, May 19th at 5:00 pm.  The program, one of the benefits associated with the Manhattanville Campus Expansion, offers independent, community-based scholars from Northern Manhattan access to a suite of Columbia University services and resources in order to work toward the completion of a particular project or to attain skill in a particular area.