For the Columbia University community, Fall 2021 marked the beginning of the new normal. For the first time, the community experienced exactly what it meant to have the full on-campus Columbia experience while simultaneously managing COVID-19. Even as the intensity of COVID-19 receded from the front of our minds, students, faculty, and staff alike understood on a very visceral level how central health and well-being is to the Columbia experience, and to the personal and academic development of students.
Medical Services completed 48,340 visits with 29,034 unique students.
Administered 18,057 flu vaccines.
Counseling and Psychological Services saw 7,105 students for individual treatment or one-to-one consultation and provided 1,962 consultations with faculty, administrators, parents, and other members of the community concerned about a student and offered 302 support groups, covering 50 different areas of concern.
3,751 students registered with Disability Services.
Disability Services facilitated 35,855 total accommodations, a 16.2% increase from the previous year. The team also provided captioning, sign-language, and CART services for 577 courses and virtually proctored or administered online accommodations for 14,451 quizzes and exams and provided note-taking services for 1,528 courses, a 21% increase from the previous year.
Alice! Health Promotion hosted 119 health promotion events for 5,457 attendees.
Sexual Violence Response hosted 342 training, education, and prevention activities for 14,355 participants.
24,598 students enrolled in the Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan.
Approximately 10,000 affiliates supported by Alice! Health Promotion's Contact Tracing Team.
Columbia Health trained 2,561 affiliates in reversing opioid overdoses through naloxone with 10 reported lives saved to date.