Nelly Balbuena

Nelly (she/her) joined Columbia Health in July 2022. In her role as Accommodations Manager, Nelly coordinates non-exam accommodations for students, including note-taking, housing accommodations, and service and assistance animals; coordinates accommodations for students, guests, visitors, and alumni attending University sponsored programs and events; and provides guidance to faculty in facilitating the coordination of academic and classroom accommodations.

Her interests include reading and playing online games, solving crossword puzzles, and trying new food. She enjoys baking, cooking, and spending time with her cat.


  • M.S., Long Island University, C.W. Post
  • B.A., Manhattan College