Clubs & Organizations

The Columbia community draws inspiration from a city and a neighborhood in constant motion—and a campus alive with opportunity. You’ll tap into the energy and ideas inspired by more than 500 student clubs and organizations ranging from intramural athletics and philosophy journals to investment clubs and culinary societies. Whatever you love to do, you can do it at Columbia. And wherever your passions take you, you’ll find friends to enjoy them with—creating the kinds of adventures, memories, and moments of delight that New York City’s best stories are made of.

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500+

clubs and organizations – the most interesting, rewarding, close-knit and fun Columbia micro-communities

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60+

social justice, service and student-led initiatives, clubs and organizations

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50+

performance groups

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55,000

hours volunteered by students through community impact programs each year

student:

Native American Council has become home to me. It's given me a place to express indigeneity away from home.

Kianna
P.
Farmington, NM
Ethnicity and Race Studies with a Concentration in Indigenous Studies
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Students jumping with frisbees in front of Low library
student:

I am on the Mentorship Committee for the Society of Women Engineers. As a first-year student, I was so grateful to get advice from the junior and senior women in STEM on classes and adjusting to college life and now as a junior, I am happy to share my advice with new students!

Kaitlyn
B.
Tuxedo, NY
Applied Math with a minor in Computer Science
Students sketching on paper on a classroom floor
Students performing an underwater scene
Group of students playing the violin
Dancers on Stage