Student Resource Directory
Current students have access to the following resources.
SPS Student Advising - Whether you're seeking trusted advice on how to plan your course load and fulfill your requirements or you'd like to plan the next steps of your career, the Office of Advising at Columbia University's School of Professional Studies is prepared to serve you.
LinkedIn Learning - Columbia University has upgraded your Lynda.com account to LinkedIn Learning to help fuel your lifetime of learning and professional development.
CU Writing Center - The Writing Center provides writing support to undergraduate and graduate students. In one-on-one consultations and workshops, our consultants offer feedback and strategies to help you improve at every stage of your writing, from brainstorming to final drafts.
SPS Tutoring - SPS offers free tutoring services for students. Apply for a tutor at http://bit.ly/sps_tutor.
Comprehensive Remote Learning Guide - The comprehensive guide is a just-in-time resource created for SPS students to get ready to access and participate in remote courses.
Getting Help in Your Online Course - Help in online courses is available for faculty, teaching assistants, and students Monday through Friday: 9 AM to 9 PM, ET; Saturday 12 PM to 4 PM, ET. Canvas Support for faculty, teaching assistants, and students is offered 24/7.
Remote Learning Support - To enhance the learning experience, remote learning support utilizes Canvas/Courseworks, Zoom Class Sessions, and Columbia Libraries.
SPS Helpdesk - The Helpdesk is available to submit a request, access the Instructional Support Knowledge Center, receive answers to Frequently Asked Questions, locate Technology Guides, and for general inquiry.
Ask a CU Librarian - Chat your questions to a librarian.
Reference and Citation Management - Citation management software makes mining and using information resources easier and more effective.
Interlibrary Loan - Find out how to borrow material from other libraries or obtain copies of articles or book chapters from titles that are not owned or available at Columbia University Libraries.
Library Research Support - Online research tutorials and links.
SPS Tutoring - SPS offers free tutoring services for students.
Office of Disability Services (ODS) - Learn more about services offered through Columbia Health.
Work with a Learning Specialist - Eligible students work with learning specialists to develop compensatory strategies and academic skills. Students must first register with Disability Services to determine eligibility for this accommodation.
Make a Payment - Pay your bill online.
Make an International Payment - Pay by wire.
Columbia Health Insurance Office - Learn about insurance options, and enroll.
Sexual Violence Response - Provides trauma-informed, confidential support through crisis counseling/intervention, advocacy, prevention, and outreach.
Alice! Health Promotion - Columbia University’s Health Education Program, presents a wide range of health education and skill-building programs. Alice! coordinates Stressbusters, CU Move, and Go Ask Alice!, a leading health question-and-answer Internet resource.
Friend2Friend - This three-hour workshop is designed to help Columbia students recognize and respond to others exhibiting indicators of distress.
Immunization Requirements - See Columbia Health requirements and submit documentation of compliance.
Support Groups - Counseling and Psychological Services offers support groups throughout the semester.