Links to Success

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 reach Counseling and Psychological Services at 212-854-2878 to talk with a licensed professional. 
  • If you have an urgent medical concern, you can reach Medical Services at 212-854-7426 to talk with a nurse. Due to COVID-19, Medical Services is not offering walk-in appointments.  
  • Reach out anonymously to a peer counselor through Nightline. Listeners are available via Zoom on Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 4-6pm EST. 
  • For support during an emergency, contact CUEMS and Public Safety at 212-854-5555.
  • Contact an advocate at the Sexual Violence Response at 212-854-HELP. 
  • Columbia undergraduate students can contact the resident assistant on-duty in your building or area by calling the number posted throughout building, 9pm-8am 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.
  • Check out the nutrition resources on the Columbia Health website to learn about making food choices that support your well-being. 
  • Make an appointment with a registered dietitian in Medical Services or Columbia Dining to talk through any special diets you may follow.
  • For support addressing concerns about eating or body image, contact a member of the Eating Disorders team at Counseling and Psychological Services.
  • If you are experiencing food insecurity, visit The Food Pantry at Columbia.   
  • Check out the Go Ask Alice! Q&As about nutrition for additional information 
  1. Check out a physical education course or virtual fitness classes, such as yoga or body sculpt. No-cost virtual well-being classes are also available.