Columbia University supports students by offering an extensive set of resources throughout the entire student cycle.  As a Graduate Student at Columbia Engineering, students may browse the list below to find support for a specific issue.  


From course descriptions, to rules, regulations, and disciplinary procedures for the school, the bulletin is a robust resource for students

Columbia University Information Technology
The office provides IT services and support to empower Columbia.

The Office of Graduate Student Services
The office is the primary source for university-related questions and is an important link between students, administrators, and academic departments.  Questions and issues that the office can help with include :

  • Clarification of academic policies and procedures
  • Changes in Status
  • General questions, concerns or difficulties
  • Academic standing, academic warnings, and probation
  • Voluntary and medical withdrawals
  • Receiving Advanced Standing Credits

Health & Wellness

Alice! Is Columbia University’s Health Education program and consists of a team of professional health educators that lead workshops, train student leaders, public printed and online health information, and coordinate special projects - all providing guidance and encourage wellness.

Alice! is best known for its interactive health Q & A Web service, “Go Ask Alice!,” which has a growing archive of more than 2,000 inquiries and responses on everything from sunscreen to STDs.

The university offers various athletic facilities and programs to support the entire Columbia community sustain their health & fitness.

Counseling and Psychological Services
CPS supports the psychological and emotional well-being of the campus community by providing counseling, consultation, and crisis intervention - all confidential.

Health Services at Columbia
Columbia Health has a number of resources available to support students - both mental and physical health.

Disability Services at Columbia
Students seeking reasonable accommodations or support services from Disability Services (DS) are required to register with the office. 

Public Safety
The department is committed to making the Columbia University campus and its surroundings safe for the community.

Community Involvement

Community Impact
The organization serves individuals in need in the communities of Upper Manhattans with volunteering & leadership opportunities available for students.

Engineering Graduate Student Council
The Engineering Graduate Student Council is the student governing body of the graduate and PhD students at Columbia Engineering. 

Office of the University Champlain
The office designs and sponsors a variety of programs on matters of justice faith and spirituality for small and large campus groups.

Diversity and Inclusion

Disability Services
The office facilitates equal access for students with disabilities by coordinating accommodations and support services, cultivating a campus culture that is sensitive and responsive to the needs of students.

The Office of Diversity &  Multicultural Affairs
Through strong collaborations with students, within Undergraduate Student Life, and across the University, the office centers on internal and external partnerships, and shared accountability.

qSTEM was founded in the Spring of 2016 through EGSC (Engineering Graduate Student Council) with the mission of fostering a community of LGBTQ+ students pursuing STEM fields at Columbia University.

Diversity in Graduate Engineering
The mission of Diversity in Graduate Engineering (DGE) is to provide academic and social support for historically underrepresented graduate students at Columbia Engineering.

Professional Development

The Center for Career Education
The center supports students and alumni with important tools that facilitate professional development & identifying career goals.

Professional Development & Leadership Program (PDL)
The PDL program empowers and educates Columbia engineers to maximize performance and achieve their full potential to become engineering leaders today and tomorrow.

Administrative Support

The Office of Financial & Educational Financing
The office helps all Columbia College and Columbia Engineering students to develop a plan to pay for college and achieve their goals.

ID Center
The center procures the student University ID Card - the passport to services and access to Columbia University.

International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO)
ISSO offers various services for international students as well as American citizens and permanent residents who have received their education in a foreign country.

Office of the Registrar
The office works with academic departments and schools to review student’s progress toward the completion of their degrees and certificates; post degrees, honors, and grades. The office also processes requests for academic transcripts and certifications - and orders and distributes diplomas

Student Financial Services
SFS is in charge of monitoring student accounts including tuition, meals, health services, and other fees.

University Apartment Housing
The department manages approximately 5,700 residential units in 143 buildings in the immediate vicinity of Columbia University.

Off-Campus Housing
The office supports students in finding off-campus residences.


Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship

The Will of Dolores Zohrab Liebman created a perpetual charitable trust designated as “The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund” for the purpose of funding advanced education and graduate study grants, which must be carried out entirely in the United States of America.  The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowships are to be awarded only to candidates that meet the following criteria:


  1. Fellowships are available to students who are currently enrolled in and pursuing a graduate degree at a designated institution of higher learning located in the United States of America.   Undergraduate students are no longer qualified candidates.
  2. The program of study being pursued by the candidate may include any recognized field of study in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences (including law, medicine, engineering, architecture or other formal professional training).   The selection committee has a strong preference for supporting scholarly endeavors.
  3. The candidate must have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application and have an outstanding undergraduate record. 
  4. The candidate must demonstrate a need for financial assistance. 
  5. The candidate must be a citizen of the United States of America.
  6. The candidate may be of any national descent or background. 

Applications Due January 1, 2019. Please email applications to no later than 11:59 p.m. January 1, 2019.