Student Support Services

Below you will find information for contacting the offices at the Columbia School of Social Work providing services to students. All offices serve both on-campus and online students.

Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs oversees and manages the CSSW’s curriculum, development of new courses, faculty recruitment and development, grievances related to classroom or faculty…
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The Office of Advising supports students’ graduate success. Each student is assigned an advisor who is the “point person” during their tenure…
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E-mail: Make an appointment with us online.

Career Services and Leadership Management

The Office of Career Services and Leadership Management guides you in locating suitable career opportunities and in making the right professional decisions…
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E-mail: Tel: 212-851-2399 Make an appointment with us online.

Computing Services

The Office of Computing and Instructional Technology (OCIT) manages the School’s computer, printer and AV equipment and provides user support for online resources…
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E-mail: Tel: 212-851-2345 (option 1 for computing; option 2 for AV) Location: Social Work Building, 4th floor, Room 419

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)

The DEI Office oversees and develops programming and services that link issues of diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, intersectionality, and social justice for students, faculty, and staff.
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Practicum Learning

The Practicum Learning Department works with you on your field placement in one of more than 600 agencies throughout New York City (including all boroughs)…
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Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid assists you in preparing to meet the costs of a social work education by putting together your financial aid package…
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E-mail: Tel: 212-851-2293 Make an appointment with us online.

Social Work Library

As a student at CSSW, you have access to the Social Work Library, one of the world’s premiere collections in social work and social services…
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E-mail: Tel: 212-851-2194 Make an appointment with us online for a research consultation.

Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs helps you with course registration, cross-registration, transfer credits, summer sessions…
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The Writing Center

The Writing Center is here to assist you with any writing issue related to your program of study. Writing Center staff will listen to your…
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E-mail: Tel: 212-851-2232 Make an appointment with us online.