One of the integral functions of the Office of Student Affairs at SIPA is supporting and facilitating co-curricular activities and opportunities. SIPA students have exciting lives beyond the classroom. The resources on this page will acquaint you with extracurricular activities and services that will enhance your life on campus. A vibrant array of student groups organize programming on a variety of issues in international and public affairs, along with social events and community service. Learn about SIPA networking resources, publications, and campus services that will add value to your graduate school experience.

SIPA Student Organizations

For current students

SIPA Student Organizations

For prospective or incoming students.

Student Organization Resources

Student Organization Handbook

The Office of Student Affairs has developed the SIPA Student Organization Handbook to:

  • Help student organization leaders successfully organize and manage their organizations.
  • Provide guidance for planning and facilitating programs and events.
  • Inform organization leaders of SIPA and Columbia University Policies and Procedures.

Handbook (PDF)

Student Organization Forms

Below find commonly used SIPA Student Organization forms:

Student Organization Tabling Registration Form (OrgSync)

Student Organization Travel Intent Form (OrgSync)

Request for New Student Organization Form (OrgSync)

Business Office Related Forms

Below are links to SIPA Business Office information important for SIPA Student Organizations:

Planning an Event

Co-sponsoring an Event

Business Office Forms

Room Reservations

Click here for information on reserving space at Columbia

Audiovisual Equipment Reservations

Click here for information on reserving audiovisual equipment