New Student Programs


Engage Columbia is a new student program designed to help support your involvement and engagement outside the classroom.

A broad variety of Engage Columbia programs will be presented during the first 6 weeks of the fall semester. Events will be scheduled around campus to help you explore campus and build your new community here at Columbia.

Engage Columbia 
Want the chance to win grant dollars just by attending great programming? Participate in Engage Columbia!

Students are encouraged to RSVP for events through the Engage Portal (search for this application under the name 'Engage Columbia'). While attending the event, students can use their smartphone to scan a QR code that will track their attendance. For those without smartphones, sign-up sheets will be provided at the events you attend. Make sure you check-in on paper or in the app!

You must attend one event in all 8 categories below to qualify.

The program ends October 14th, 2022 at 3:00pm. Winners will be decided and announced at the end of the 6 week programming.

Any students entering Fall 2022 as their first term are allowed to participate in the program.

The grand prizes will be:

Email if you have any other questions.

Don’t Forget to Tell Us Who You Are!

Enter the Engage Columbia program by attending events in all 8 catergories. The more events you attend, the more chances you have to win a Engage Columbia Grant!