GLS Student Resources
How do you obtain transcripts from Columbia? How do you get from one location to another in the city? How do you get to the airport? How do you make an appointment with Health Services? How do you check on the status of your tuition bill? For answers to those questions and more, check the links below. They are in alphabetical order to help you find answers more easily.
Visit the New York City airport website for more information on transportation options.
Office of Career Services
The Office of Career Services provides a broad range of services and programs to support students and graduates of the law school in their career decision-making process. The January LL.M. Job Fair is run through Career Services as well. Their office is located in the Jerome Greene Annex, 2nd Floor.
Social Justice Initiatives (SJI)
With nine full and part-time staff, the Center for Public Interest Law assists students individually in exploring the role of a public interest lawyer in nonprofit organizations, government agencies, international human rights organizations, academia, and other areas, including pro bono service in private law firms. The center provides information, counseling, and guidance about permanent jobs, summer and semester internships, and houses Columbia's mandatory Pro Bono Program. The center also serves as a focal point for students interested in the Law School's public service courses, clinics, and field projects, helping them forge a comprehensive education that meets their evolving individual needs.
Centers and Programs
Columbia’s centers and programs offer students the innumerable opportunities for further learning in their area of interest outside of the classroom.
Looking for a great Indian restaurant in the theatre district? Or a hair salon on the Upper West Side? Or directions to the Brooklyn Museum? Citysearch is a great source for finding resources throughout the city.
Columbia Dodge Physical Fitness Center
Do you want to continue your fitness regimen? Start a new one? Swim in the pool? Run on the indoor track? Join an intramural or club sport? Columbia students have access to the Dodge Physical Fitness Center; be sure to check out their fabulous offerings.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Confidential psychological counseling, couples counseling for students and their partners, student life support groups, and medication consultations. While students can see a counselor at any time at the Health Services Office, Dr. Maggi Walker also holds walk-in office hours just for law students on Wednesday afternoons from 4 p..m. to 8 p.m. in JGH 934.
Online classifieds for the New York metro area.
The Columbia Office of Disability Services facilitates equal access for students with disabilities by coordinating accommodations and support services, thereby cultivating a campus culture that is sensitive and responsive to the needs of students.
Facts about Columbia Essential to Students (FACETS)
This site contains valuable information to help students, faculty and staff understand the policies and regulations of the university.
The Law School’s Financial Aid Office can assist GLS students with inquiries regarding their loans.
The Health Insurance Compliance Office is located on the ground floor of Wien Hall (entrance is in the courtyard to the right of Jerome Greene Hall).
Columbia’s Health Services provides integrated and accessible services and programs that support the wellbeing of the campus community, and the personal and academic development of students. They are comprised of more than 100 individuals: medical providers, nutritionists, disability specialists, health educators, therapists, psychiatrists, peer counselors, student personnel, support staff, and administrative professionals.
If your Columbia I.D. card is lost or stolen, visit the I.D. office to have it replaced.
International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO)
For all questions regarding your visa and immigration status.
LL.M. students are welcome and encouraged to participate in any of the Law School’s journals (with the exception of the Columbia Law Review). LL.M. students cannot receive academic credit for their participation; however, if you write an article with the supervision of a faculty member, you can register for Research for the LL.M. Degree and receive academic credit.
Moot Court Program
NYC Subway and Subway Directions
Subway maps and service advisories are available on www.mta.info. Hopstop is a great resource if you would like to know the best way to get from point A to point B on the subway or city buses.
This office manages course registration, academic rules and requirements, and the academic calendar; administers exams; processes grades and bar certification forms; and maintains student academic records.
Student Financial Services
For student account information and billing inquiries.
Student Organizations at CLS
For information on the CLS Student Senate and the latest issue of the CLS Black Letter.
The Office of Student Services, staffed by a team of student-focused professionals, supports student development through student leadership opportunities, organization/journal participation and student-directed programs and events.
Time Out New York
Find NYC calendar of events, activities and things to do including restaurants, bars, New York City nightlife, theater, music, clubs and full listings for New York.
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