Welcome to Columbia Engineering's Office of Graduate Student Affairs (GSA)!  In light of current conditions, the GSA plans to operate remotely. However, we are still here to support our students. We have planned a wide range of virtual activities for our to students to enegage in community buidling, professional development, cultural exploration, wellness, and other topics that can complement your student experience. 


Engineering Community Engagement

Affinity Student Organizations

Student groups within the Columbia Engineering embody this mission by promoting awareness, education, and community-building through thoughtful and thought-provoking academic and extracurricular experiences. Below are just a few of the student-led groups that reflect and help to promote diversity and inclusion in our engineering community.
AISES: American Indian Science & Engineering Society (GSA Advisor: Andy Chae)
CORE^2: Coalition on Race and Ethnicity in Engineering (GSA Advisors: Yannick Brookes)
CUCSSA: Columbia University Chinese Students and Scholars Association (Columbia Univeristy Advisor: Betty Hsu)
GradSWE: Graduate Society of Woment Engineers (GSA Advisor: Andy Chae)
NSBE: National Society of Black Engineers (U/GSA Liaision: Adrieanna Reyes)
SHPE: Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (GSA Advisors: Adrieanna Reyes)
qSTEM: Queer in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (GSA Advisor: Andy Chae)
WICS: Women in Computer Science (GSA Advisor: Andy Chae)

GEM Fellows

The National GEM Consortium is a network of leading corporations, government laboratories, top universities, and top research institutions that enables qualified students from underrepresented communities to pursue graduate education in applied science and engineering. Columbia University is a proud affiliate institution, hosting GEM fellows. 

Student Organizations

Through student groups and organizations, students can pursue their interests outside of the classroom. Please be sure to visit the website for a full listing of student groups. 

Engineering Graduate Student Council (EGSC)

EGSC is the student governing body of the graduate students of The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University. 


Engineering Wellness

Engineering Wellness provides resources and services in order to promote general wellness for students. Engineering Wellness is a part of the Graduate Student Affairs (GSA) at Columbia University, School of Engineering.

Meet the Office of Graduate Student Affairs

We are here to serve as a resource for you to navigate your way through Columbia Engineering!