Wouldn’t it be wonderful if all of the Columbia campus resources were in one spot? Welcome to the Stresssbusters Links to Success, a guide to campus resources! These departments and tips can help you throughout your time at Columbia University, from academics, finances, relationships and more!

Quick Response

  • Talk to a professional at Counseling and Psychological Services (212-854-2878); you can also meet with a counselor during drop-in hours in the residence halls and other locations on campus during the academic year.
  • During business hours, walk-in to speak with one of the nurses in Medical Services; after hours, call 212-854-7426 or talk with the triage specialist at 855-779-7132.
  • Reach out anonymously to a peer counselor through Nightline (212-854-7777).
  • For support during an emergency, contact CUEMS and Public Safety (212-854-5555).
  • Contact a peer advocate at the Sexual Violence Response and Rape Crisis/Anti-Violence Support Center (212-854-HELP).
  • Contact the Resident Assistant on-duty in your building/area (cell number posted throughout building; 9pm-8am during the week; 24-hours on weekends).


  • If you’re a Columbia College or School of Engineering and Applied Sciences undergraduate student you can get support from your academic advisor by contacting Center for Student Advising (CSA).
  • Schedule an appointment with your professor to talk about homework or deadlines.
  • Make an appointment with the Writing Center for a one-on-one consultation or group workshop.
  • Visit a subject-specific help room for support related to certain subjects.
  • Request a tutor for your class through the CSA Tutoring Service.
  • Speak with a librarian about research (in person or through online chat).
  • Meditate to soothe and sharpen your mind for studying or your next exam with the CU Bhakti Club or CU Buddhist Association.
  • Register with Disability Services if you are seeking academic-related support services or accommodations.




Physical Activity

Alcohol & Other Drugs

General Health


Career Decisions



Living on Campus

Campus Culture

Students with Families


Last updated July 27, 2017