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Student Organizations

Bond with your extraordinary classmates in our 85-plus student organizations—ranging from the ACLU to the Columbia Real Estate Law Society, Yoga Club, and much more.

Along with the our guidance for planning virtual events please email our Assistant Director of Student Services, Jeffrey Bagares, who is available to assist you with the management of your organization's finances, space, event planning and law school and university policies about student organization events.

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Featured Student Organization of the Month: BLSA

Black Law Student Association (BLSA), one of the most active student organizations at the Law School, is a local chapter of the National Black Law Students Association. The organization focuses primarily on the academic and professional development of members with a secondary focus on community service. Each year, the Columbia BLSA chapter conducts a number of programs and dozens of events toward these aims.

Learn More about BLSA
Anu Chugh ’22

“Student organizations give us the time and space to connect with each other over real-life topics—our holidays, the issues affecting our communities, the inside jokes that run through our groups, and the joy we find in bonding with people who have similar life experiences.”

—Anu Chugh ’22

Upcoming Events

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Want to put your student group's event on the calendar? Fill out the student organizations event form and your event will appear in the Events listing and in the weekly and weekly "Today's Events" email. Be sure to submit your event at least 24 hours in advance!