Help & Advising

Global Learning Assistants

Speak with Columbia students who have returned from a summer, semester, or year abroad! GLAs are open to sharing their global engagement experiences with prospective students.


An overview of advising and approval processes for Columbia undergraduate students with contact information and advising hours for Study Abroad advisers

Parent & Family Information

An overview for parents on how students are supported while they are abroad.

Identity and Diversity Abroad

A few recommendations to help you make an informed decision about whether or not a particular location is right for you, and to facilitate your transition to a new environment.

Well-Being Abroad

Resources for helping to take care of your well-being while abroad

Digital Library

Feel free to click through the videos and materials in our Digital Library to learn more about study abroad!