Student Support Services

Below you will find information for contacting the nine 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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Advising

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: swadvising@columbia.edu 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: swcareer@columbia.edu Tel: 212-851-2321 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: swit@columbia.edu Tel: 212-851-2345 (option 1 for computing; option 2 for AV) Location: Social Work Building, 4th floor, Room 419

Enrollment and Student Services

The Office of Enrollment and Student Services helps you with course registration, cross-registration, transfer credits, summer sessions…
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E-mail: swstudentservices@columbia.edu Tel: 212-851-2436 Make an appointment with us online.

Field Education

The Field Education 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: swfinaid@columbia.edu 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: socwk@libraries.cul.columbia.edu Tel: 212-851-2194 Make an appointment with us online for a research consultation.

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: swwrite@columbia.edu Tel: 212-851-2232 Make an appointment with us online.