Links to Success

Last reviewed: 10/24/2023

These tips can help you throughout your time at Columbia—and not just with health-related issues. From academics and finances, to relationships and more, this guide to campus resources will make it easier to find the information you need and stay on track.

Campus Resources

  • If you have an urgent mental health concern, you can drop-in to Lerner 502 Monday - Thursday, 5 - 8 p.m. during the academic year. You can also and Psychological Services at 212-854-2878, available 24/7.  
  • If you have an urgent medical concern, you can reach Medical Services at 212-854-7426 to talk with a nurse. 
  • Reach out anonymously to a peer counselor through Nightline
  • If you are experiencing a medical emergency and require transport, call  Public Safety at 212-854-5555 and ask for CUEMS
  • Contact an advocate at the Sexual Violence Response at 212-854-4357 (HELP). 
  • Columbia undergraduate students can contact the resident assistant on-duty in your building or area by calling the number posted throughout building, 9 p.m. - 8 a.m. during the week and 24-hours on weekends. 
  • If you’re a Columbia College or Columbia Engineering undergraduate, you can get support from your academic advisor by contacting the Berick Center for Student Advising.
  • Schedule an appointment with your professor to talk about homework or deadlines.
  • Make an appointment with the Writing Center for a one-time or weekly one-on-one consultation to help you at every stage of the writing process. 
  • Visit a help room for subject-specific support.
  • Request a tutor for your class through the CSA Tutoring Service.
  • Speak with a librarian about research through their online chat feature. 
  • Meditate to soothe and sharpen your mind for studying or your next exam with the Bhakti Club or the Columbia University Buddhist Association.
  • Register with Disability Services if you are seeking academic-related support services or accommodations.

Undergraduate Students

Graduate Students