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SIPA regularly partners with the University’s Office of University Life as well as other university offices to offer Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion-related programming, initiatives and accountability. For more information on some of our partners please follow the links below.

Community Engagement, Education, and Assessment

Graduate Initiative on Inclusion and Engagement is part of Columbia’s commitment to diversity and success of all graduate and professional students.

Campus Conversations Initiative is a dialogue-based initiative from the Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging at Columbia centered on building community through conversation.

Office of Multicultural Affairs provides open trainings and resources on diversity and inclusion for the Columbia Community.

LGBTQ @ Columbia provides services and resources to the LGBTQ community including offering awareness trainings through the SafeZone Training program.

Sexual Respect Initiative helps to create a campus community guided by sexual respect and committed to ending sexual gender-based misconduct.

Center for Teaching and Learning has resources on inclusive teaching for graduate students and faculty including an online course Inclusive Teaching: Supporting All Students in the College Classroom.

Taskforce on Inclusion and Belonging at Columbia works to identify issues and develop responsive strategies that address students’ experiences both in and outside of the classroom.

The Provost's Office Statistical Abstract provides timely and accurate data pertaining to admissions, enrollment, degrees and certificates, tuition, financial aid, faculty, staff, and other institutional areas of interest.

Community Accountability

Reporting an incident (non-confidential resources)
If you have experienced an incident of discrimination or harassment you can report it to any of the offices below and it will be rerouted to the appropriate office.

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action for incidents involving staff, officers or faculty. Click here to report an incident.

The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards oversees incidents regarding Discrimination, Harassment and Gender-Based Misconduct between students. Click here to report an incident.

The SIPA Office of Student Affairs can assist with you reporting an incident. As all University Officers are mandated reporters, once an incident has been shared it will be reported to the proper office. You can also click here to book an appointment with Samantha Shapses, Assistant Dean for Inclusion and Engagement.

Confidential Resources

Columbia has several offices that are confidential and will not file a report. Please reach out to the following offices if you would like to speak with someone confidentially.